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Museo Larco: Tours & Tickets

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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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Avenida Bolivar 1515 | Pueblo Libre, Lima Lima 21, Peru
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful collection of precolumbian artifacts in amazingly good condition! Pottery, weavings, metal works and a room of erotic pottery! All pre-Incan! And a fabulous restaurant!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

The exhibit has over 45,000 pieces of mostly Moche but other pre-colonial ceramics and other pieces. The exhibit is arranged by chronological time so it makes it easy to understand the progression of each culture. Besides the organized exhibit there is the collection room that...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My kid is into history, so this place is great! It has so much interesting and good pieces, actually it has a lot of archeological pieces. We got to see a rare authentic Peruvian dog, cute and funny looking. The sexual pieces where ok to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Brilliant exposition of pre-Hispanic culture. The extensive collection is beautifully displayed, and explained, and provides a fantastic primer to pre-Incan Peruvian history. In particular, the funerary accompaniments, and the fantastic decorative pottery, of these early civilisations is very well shown, providing fantastic parallels with Egyptian...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ollerbarrow
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Museo Larco is fabulous! We took the tour offered by the museum. Our guide, Jose Guillen, was engaging and very knowledgable. He brought the artifacts to life by pointing out details and telling stories. I highly recommend the museum, and take Jose's tour!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Gwenn C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The history of inca culture, a beautiful place to see and photograph, besides, there is a coffee of Gaston Acurio - famous peruvian chef - with delicious food and charming environment - a little bit expensive, but worthwhile. We got there on uber, coming from...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank VivianeMuller
Reviewed 2 days ago

The sex portion of the museum is in a completely different part of the complex, down by the cafe. The cafe is wonderful, expensive, worth a coffee. The Museo is jam-packed full of treasure, lost treasure, proof that mega cultures lived all over the Andes,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MorningstarMarilyn
Reviewed 2 days ago

This collection of PRE-COLUMBIAN artifacts is outstanding. Yes, it takes time and immersion to start memorizing and being able to distinguish between the various cultures that lived in the Andes PRE-INKA, from as far back as 15000 BC! I imagine them coming over the OPEN...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MorningstarMarilyn
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great place to learn about Pre incan cultures of Peru. It has not so many but the necessary items to appreciate the wisdom and skills of ancient communities of this land..

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Attended with my mother-in-law, only had a day to see as much as I could of regional treasures. It a beautiful display of historical artifacts of the region. The flow was seamless and progressive. We did not have a large amount of time, but with...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from MelbourneJanine | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi to Museo Larco, so not sure about the parking.
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Response from 273charlesg | Reviewed this property |
no mummies per se but several displays of armor and personal items of several warriors with history explained