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7 museums that you should visit in Lima

7 museums that you should visit in Lima

Old Nov 28, 2015, 8:45 am
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7 museums that you should visit in Lima

7 Museums

Interesting article for those who plan to stay in Lime one or few days.

IMHO, my selection from these 7 would be:

The National Archaeological Museum
Lima Art Museum
The Museum of Santo Domingo Convent and Catacombs
The Museum of Gold

Additional personal tips:

The Larco Herrera museum: An unforgivable omission in this list (mentioned in the comments).

The National Museum, Museo de la Nacin. I visited 2 years ago and it was a bit unattended, many exhibitions were closed or removed to the Archaeological museum. If it remains the same, I would by pass it.
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Old Nov 28, 2015, 9:37 am
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Nice list for me to keep in mind for a future visit. Thank you.
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Old Nov 30, 2015, 12:29 pm
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Thanks Villavic. I'll share this with the groups I take to Lima. And maybe I'll try to visit those on the list I haven't seen yet.
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Old Dec 18, 2015, 8:25 pm
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The Larco Herrera museum, if not mistaken, has a sister museum in Cusco, the Museum of Pre Columbian art. I was some reference to the former whilst in Cusco. Worth a visit if the bigger Lima one is skipped. I bought some lovely reproductions in the Cusco shop, a Chancay mask at 300soles. More expensive than other tourist shops but this was very finely done and painted, I have not seen any re-production of this quality in other shops. Happy find, tho lugging a huge ceramic mask all over the Andes and then Europe was a challenge! haha

It is a very good museum, lighting good and descriptions done well.
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