Lima’s Best Museums

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.

Museo Larco

Ancient Peru treasures

Bolivar Ave. 1515
Pueblo Libre

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.

Museo Larco, Lima
Larco Museum, Lima

Cementerio Presbitero Maestro

Jr. Ancash
Lima center

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.

Cementerio Presbitero Maestro Lima
Presbitero Maestro Museum

Convento de San Francisco

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.

Amano

Precolumbian textiles

Ca. Retiro 160
Miraflores

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.

Amano Museum
Exhibition at Amano Museum

MALI

The most important gallery of Peruvian art

Paseo Colón 125, Parque de la Exposición
Lima center

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.

MAC

National and international modern and contemporary art

Grau Ave. 1511
Barranco

Tuesday to Sunday 3 p.m – 7 p.m

A 1950-and-on collection. Beautiful location and free admission to the get-away garden.

Oro del Perú

Alonso de Molina 1100

Surco

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday from 10 a.m – 3 p.m

A museum away from the traditional circuits but worth visiting.

Catedral de Lima

Basilica

Main square
Lima center

Monday to Saturday 9 a.m – 5 p.m, Sundays 3 p.m – 5 p.m

The cathedral itself is a museum.

Lima´s Cathedral
Lima´s Cathedral

Palacio Arzobispal

XVI-XIX century art pieces, paintings, and sculptures

Main square
Lima center

Tuesday to Sunday 9 a.m – 5 p.m

Besides being a museum, it also stands out for being an architectonic jewel.

Museo del Banco Central de Reserva

Jr. Ucayali 271
Lima center

Tuesday to Saturday 9 a.m – 17 p.m

Huaca Pucllana

Archaeological site museum

Ca. Gral Borgoño block 8
Miraflores

Wednesday to Monday 9 a.m – 3:30 p.m

Leave a Reply

ABOUT IMPACTFUL TRAVEL 

Impactful Travel's mission is to empower transformative journeys through sustainable and responsible experiences, we are committed to enriching lives - both for travelers and local communities in Latin America.

We seek to connect meaningful tourism experiences with a committed global audience, enhancing communities and encouraging sustainable choices.

Together with you, we improve day by day, on the always-demanding path towards sustainability.

TOURS IN PERU AND ECUADOR

Eco-Adventure and cultural exchange in Iquitos

Hummingbird in Jardines de Mandor - Machu Picchu

The Route of Goodies to Machu Picchu

coca leaf

Coca Leaf Reading Counseling in Cusco

Fire Ceremony in Cusco

By giving advice, cleansings, and offerings to the visitors, the "maestros" follow their mission.

Mother Earth Pachamama Ceremony in Cusco

Ecuador and Galapagos: Quick Highlights Tour

Balanced Ecuador Expedition

Complete Ecuador Adventure: Nature and Culture

Impactful Journey to the Heart of Costa Rica

The Gocta falls (Chachapoyas) from a distance. Sustainable tourism in Peru with RESPONSible Travel Peru

Exploring Northern Peru’s Spectacular Wonders