Top List of Museums in Lima

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Lima that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Lima to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Lima page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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  1. Museo Larco

    #1 of 20 Museums in Lima
    Museo Larco

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Exhibition

    Address: Avenida Bolivar 1515 | Pueblo Libre, Lima Lima 21, Peru

    Timings: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    This is a museum of pre-Columbian art. It’s housed inside an 18th century vice-royal building. This establishment spans 4000 years of Peruvian history. The Cultures gallery is where the permanen...Read more

  2. National Museum Of Archaeology, Anthropology And History

    #2 of 20 Museums in Lima
    National Museum Of Archaeology, Anthropology And History

    Tags: Museum, Archaeological Site

    Address: Plaza Bolivar s/n Pueblo Libre, Lima, Peru

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This is the oldest and largest museum in Peru. The museum has more than 100,000 artefacts. They chronologically span the history and the cultural evolution of Peru. On display is a wide range of well ...Read more

  3. Museo Oro Del Peru

    #3 of 20 Museums in Lima
    Museo Oro Del Peru

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Alonso de Molina 1100 - Monterrico - Surco (between 18 and 19 cdra Primavera Av.) Lima 33 - Peru

    Timings: 10:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is a Gold Museum. It is a two-storey building that has been divided into two parts- The Gold of Peru and The Weapons of the World. The entry to the museum is similar to that of a big bank vault. ...Read more

  4. Parque De Las Leyendas

    #4 of 20 Museums in Lima
    Parque De Las Leyendas

    Tags: Museum, Amusement Park, Park, Zoo

    Address:  Av La Marina Cuadra 24, Lima, Peru

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is Lima’s own traditional zoo. It’s located inside Lima’s ancient city area and is a part of the archaeological complex of Maranga. Thus the park manages to combine both ecology...Read more

  5. Choco Museo

    #5 of 20 Museums in Lima
    Choco Museo

    Tags: Museum, Cafe

    Address: Calle Berlin 375 | Miraflores District, Lima, Peru

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:30 pm Details

    This is a museum dedicated to chocolate. The aim of this place is to introduce its visitors to the process of making a chocolate. The staff also enlightens you about the interesting history of the wor...Read more

  6. MATE Museo Mario Testino

    #6 of 20 Museums in Lima
    MATE Museo Mario Testino

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Avenida Pedro de Osma 409 | Barranco, LimaLima 4, Peru

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This is a photography museum founded by the veteran Mario Testino. The building was an old residential mansion that was then converted into a museum. The photographs of world’s most beautiful wo...Read more

  7. Museo Pedro De Osma

    #7 of 20 Museums in Lima
    Museo Pedro De Osma

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Av. Pedro de Osma 423, Lima, Peru

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is a museum that preserves the colonial times of Peru. Don Pedro de Osma Gildemeister was a collector and a philanthropist. Over the years he collected a lot of artefacts, souvenirs and cultural ...Read more

  8. Museum Of The Inquisition

    #8 of 20 Museums in Lima
    Museum Of The Inquisition

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Exhibition

    Address: Jr. Junin 548, Lima, Peru

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is an interesting museum that tells two stories of Peru. One story is of its struggle to attain democracy. And the other is of the grisly inquisition history. This is the same building where the ...Read more

  9. Museo De Arte

    #9 of 20 Museums in Lima
    Museo De Arte

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Educational Site

    Address: Paseo Colon 125, Parque de la Exposicion, Lima, Peru

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Museo de Arte Lima, popularly known as MALI, is one of the major museums of Peru. Spread over an area of 4,500 square meters, the museum was first opened in 1959 with the help of the members of the Bo...Read more

  10. Amano Museum

    #10 of 20 Museums in Lima
    Amano Museum

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Exhibition

    Address: Calle Retiro 160 | Miraflores, Lima, Peru

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Museo Amano is a well-designed museum that features a private collection of beautiful ceramics, especially from the Chimú and Nazca cultures. Besides the ceramics it also houses remarkable exhi...Read more

  11. Museo Del Automovil

    #11 of 20 Museums in Lima
    Museo Del Automovil

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Exhibition

    Address: La Molina Ave. block 37 Urb Sol Totoritas corner of La Molina | Urb Sol de la Molina, Lima, Peru

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Museo del Automovil Coleccion Nicolini is a Museum located in Lima that exhibits vintage cars and automobile history. Jorge Nicolini, the owner of the collection, started collecting cars at the age of...Read more

  12. Museo De La Inquisicion Y Del Congreso

    #12 of 20 Museums in Lima
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 548, Plaza Bolivar, Jirón Junín, Distrito de Lima 5160, Peru

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  13. Archbishop's Palace Of Lima

    #13 of 20 Museums in Lima
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Jirón Carabaya, Lima 15001, Peru

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  14. Museo De La Electricidad

    #14 of 20 Museums in Lima
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  15. Parque De La Muralla

    #15 of 20 Museums in Lima
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

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