Museums in Lima
The following is a list of important sites of interest in and around the city of Lima, Peru.
Museums in Lima - Wikipedia
Sicán National Museum
The Sicán National Museum is a museum in Ferreñafe, Peru, which opened in 2004.The museum documents the ancient Sican culture.
National Railway Museum (Peru)
The National Railway Museum of Peru is located in Tacna. Placed in the old-Tacna-Arica railway station, the location is particularly attractive because it has been preserved intact with many of the el...
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Presbítero Maestro
Presbitero Maestro is a cemetery in Lima, the capital city of Peru. It is also a museum, though attempts to make it a museum exclusively have failed. The architectural styles of the mausoleums found ...
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Museum of the Nation
The Museum of the Nation (Museo de la Nación) is one of two major museums of Peruvian history in Lima, Peru. It is much larger than the other main museum in Lima, the Peruvian National Museum of Archa...
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Huaca del Sol
The Huaca del Sol is an adobe brick temple built by the Moche civilization (100 CE to 800 CE) on the northern coast of what is now Peru. The temple is one of several ruins found near the volcanic peak...
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Real Felipe Fortress
The Real Felipe Fortress was built to defend the main Peruvian port and the city of Lima from pirates and corsairs during colonial times. The fortress was pivotal in the 1866 naval battle between a Sp...
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Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia del Perú
The Museo Nacional de Arqueología Antropología e Historia del Perú (English: National Museum of the Archaeology, Anthropology, and History of Peru) is the largest and oldest museum in Peru, located on...
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Casa de Correos y Telegrafos
The Casa de Correos y Telegrafos is the central post office of the city of Lima, Peru. The building is located in the Historic center of Lima near the Plaza Mayor. The building was constructed in 1897...
Regional Museum of the National University of San Martin
The Regional Museum of the National University of San Martín (Spanish: Museo Regional de la Universidad Nacional de San Martín) in Tarapoto, is well known throughout Peru as having one of the premier ...
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Huaca Pucllana
The Huaca Pucllana, also Pucllana or Huaca Juliana, is a great adobe and clay pyramid located in the Miraflores district of central Lima, Peru, built from seven staggered platforms. It takes its name ...
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Museum of Natural History, Lima
The Natural History Museum (Museo de Historia Natural) in Lima, is Peru's most important museum of natural history. It was established in 1918 and belongs to the National University of San Marcos.The ...
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Museum of Italian Art
The Museum of Italian Art is a public museum in Lima, Peru, under the administration of the National Culture Institute. It's the only European arts museum in Peru.
The Museum of Italian Art was th...
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Brüning Museum
The Brüning Museum, also known as Museo Regional Arqueológico Enrique Bruning de Lambayeque was inaugurated in 1924 and it is located in two blocks of the principal park in Lambayeque, Peru. It was ba...
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Osambela House
Osambela House (Spanish: Casa de Osambela) is one of the biggest houses built in Lima during the colonial Viceroyalty of Peru period. It is located at Conde de Superunda Street 298, in the histor...
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Palacio de la Exposición
The Palacio de la Exposición is a building located on Colon avenue in downtown Lima, Peru. It was constructed in the 19th century together with the Park of the Exposition to house the International E...
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Larco Museum
The Larco Museum (Spanish: Museo Arqueológico Rafael Larco Herrera) is a privately owned museum of pre-Columbian art, located in the Pueblo Libre District of Lima, Peru. The museum is housed in an...
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Museo de Arte Precolombino (Peru)
The Museo de Arte Precolombino (also known by its acronym MAP; in English: Pre-Columbian Art Museum) is an art museum in Cusco, Peru, dedicated to the display of archaeological artifacts and examp...
Yavari (ship)
Yavari is a ship commissioned (along with her sister ship Yapura) by the Peruvian government in 1861 for use on Lake Titicaca. She is named after the Javary River in the Loreto Region of Peru, borderi...
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