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Museo del Oro and Armas del Mundo Admission Tickets from Lima

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    Visit: Museo Oro del Peru, Av. Alonso de Molina 1100, Lima Peru

    The Gold of Peru Museum holds over 8,000 pre-hispanic gold and silver pieces, from the Moche, Lambayeque, Vicus, Chimú,Chancay, Nazca and Inca Cultures. The showrooms have a wide range of main objects among which can find a variety of vessels that Incas used in rituals and religious activities, a variety of mummies from the central coast of Peru; likewise, metal pieces from the Lambayeque Culture and prehispanic textiles and pottery.

    The Gold Museum also contains the unique wooden litters used by the ancient Lambayeque governors and its Copper Room has different copper objects used in agricultural activities such as other preceramic lithic instruments for farming and goldsmith works.

    The Arms of the World Museum has different rooms like Samurai, Historical Characters, European, Oriental, Saddles, and Canes. The Museum exhibits over 20,000 weapons from all over the world and from different time periods.

    Firearms, such as daggers, swords, guns, rifles, rapiers, and side arms, missile weapons, and large contusion weapons are exhibited in different rooms. It also contains "Francisco Pizarro's Rapier",  a unique piece that was made by weapons maker Mathew in 1539.
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Really cool litters on display that the nobles used to ride on. Decorated with gold figures. Gold and silver from the Inka and other people also on display.There is also a lot of arms on display in a separate section. Really should have its own...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank BillinMidMO
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    It’s a must if you are in Lima. Go straight downstairs to appreciate the delicate fine work in metals, obsidian and textiles. Great collection! My kid love it. Then go upstairs to the guns and military section, it’s huge! full of curiosities and eccentricities, it...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank veronicacS2416QW
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The collection is relatively impressive, with some really nice objects to see. Explanation in another language then Spanish are scarce, meaning you will just walk through the alleys, not really understanding what you are looking at. A guided tour is available, but only in Spanish....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank LouisD16230
    Reviewed 18 August 2019

    I loved it here and found that time flew fast there were so many interesting exhibits to peruse at close quarters. My favourite items were the Moche gold artifacts from the Peruvian coastal city tombs. The jewel-flashing monkey springs to mind!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Perry B
    Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

    This museum has two sections. The downstairs has a large collection of gold artifacts from different cultures in Peru. Also has some mummies and a very good Quipu. The upstairs is an enormous and amazing collection of weapons and uniforms from militaries around the world....More

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    24 June 2019|
    Response from horse2310 | Reviewed this property |
    I have no idea if it’s open on Christmas Day. Maybe you’ll find the answer on their website.
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