As you should know already, Lima is a big city, large enough to hold at least seventy museums. We made a list with the best ones for you.
Ancient Peru treasures
Bolivar Ave. 1515
Saturday to Thursday 11 a.m – 07 p.m
This is without a doubt a museum not to be missed. If you didn’t have the chance to go to the previous one (both in Pueblo Libre), Museo Larco will give you the view of Peru you are still lacking.
Monday to Sunday 9 a.m – 6 p.m
Two centuries of history along with the first of its kind monumental cemetery of the Americas.
Religious art and underground vaults of sepulture
Corner of Jr. Ancash and Jr. Lampa – San Francisco square
Monday to Sunday 9 a.m – 8:45 p.m
A UNESCO cultural world heritage and a unique site of interest.
Ca. Retiro 160
Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m
Monday by prior appointment
It was reopened with a whole new and modern proposal and great esthetic design, allowing for a closer approach to its amazing collection.
The most important gallery of Peruvian art
Paseo Colón 125, Parque de la Exposición
Open from: Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m to 6 p.m
It presents a collection, covering 3000 years of art in Peru, from pre-Columbian times to the present day.
National and international modern and contemporary art
Grau Ave. 1511
Tuesday to Sunday 3 p.m – 7 p.m
A 1950-and-on collection. Beautiful location and free admission to the get-away garden.
Alonso de Molina 1100
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday from 10 a.m – 3 p.m
A museum away from the traditional circuits but worth visiting.
Monday to Saturday 9 a.m – 5 p.m, Sundays 3 p.m – 5 p.m
The cathedral itself is a museum.
XVI-XIX century art pieces, paintings, and sculptures
Tuesday to Sunday 9 a.m – 5 p.m
Besides being a museum, it also stands out for being an architectonic jewel.
Jr. Ucayali 271
Tuesday to Saturday 9 a.m – 17 p.m
Archaeological site museum
Ca. Gral Borgoño block 8
Wednesday to Monday 9 a.m – 3:30 p.m