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Museo Larco

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Larco Museum Admission Ticket
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MUSEO LARCO OPENS FROM 9AM TO 10PM, DAILY. The Museo Larco is housed in an exquisite 18th century vice-royal mansion, built over a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid and surrounded by beautiful gardens. The museum’s galleries exhibit the finest and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Avenida Bolivar 1515 | Pueblo Libre, Lima Lima 21, Peru
Pueblo Libre
+51 1 4611312
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All reviews erotic pottery amazing collection beautiful museum on display pre columbian art storage area erotic section incan artifacts private collection museum restaurant multiple languages floor to ceiling peruvian history huge collection pueblo libre great restaurant pre inca
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We hadn’t visited this wonderful museum until just recently, but we were both very impressed with its holdings, which include artifacts from as far away as Mexico in addition to all of the things from Peru and South America. In addition to the first class...More

Thank Carloarturo
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely wonderful museum with a collection of artifacts you won't see anywhere else. The Incas get all the ink because they were who the Spanish conquered. But there were many pre-Inca civilizations that were just as sophisticated and this museum helps explain much of Peruvian...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely a do not miss stop in lima and if there is only Time for you to visit one museum then this should be the one. There is no wonder why it has such a high-ranking both in South America in the world.

Thank ancientsummit
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Museo Larco contains a fabulous collection of ancient and historical Peruvian art, and has really informative descriptions of the development of Peruvian cultures and art. I highly recommend it!

Thank barbh748
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a private museum. Located outside main tourist area with poor public transport. Only way to get there is by taxi or Uber unless your are part of a tour group. 30 soles entry is expensive for a small museum plus extra 10 soles if...More

Thank john-lisafoo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Looking at art was fun but the dinner was outstanding. Javier did a great job and there is nothing better than I can say. Made the evening and a great way to finish in Lima

Thank SAM P
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I toured with a professional tour guide that we hired for a day-long visit of Lima. She was well versed on this top rated Lima museum so that we could more easily absorb the meaning of the artifacts displayed. The museum's storage...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the most exciting museums I’ve ever seen in my life. The garden is beautifully maintained and you feel like in a botanical garden. And the exhibition: outstanding, fantastic. The show cases are specified and explained in various languages. You should take you enough...More

Thank Sddhkrxm
Reviewed 5 days ago

well worth the time, make sure you plan to eat at the restuarant. excellent service and gives you a great insight into peru's past

Thank yesatl
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were blown away by the collections. There is a restaurant and a few gift shops. There is a separate room where there are clay figures that are risque. The grounds are beautiful to walk around and the staff is friendly. Put this on your...More

Thank Jraejen
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Response from MelbourneJanine | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi to Museo Larco, so not sure about the parking.
March 3, 2018|
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Response from charles g | Reviewed this property |
no mummies per se but several displays of armor and personal items of several warriors with history explained