"The Larco Museum"
It is a private museum of pre-Columbian art that exhibits the best collection of gold and silver from ancient Peru and archaeological pieces. Many chronological pictures of the cultures of the coast and the highlands are also found here. In this museum, many studies and projects take place and masterpieces such as Aríbalos de Inca, the Quipus, Paracas and Mochica textiles, Vicus, Chimú and Wari pieces are always exhibited here.
Finishing the tour of the Larco Museum, we will depart for another of the most important museums in our country
"Gold Museum of Peru"
It allows to appreciate a dazzling collection of gold pieces from various pre-Columbian cultures, some with more than 3,000 years old. Objects and jewels of incalculable goldsmiths are exhibited, worked in gold, silver and precious stones, highlighting the ornaments and objects that in their time of splendor were used by the Incas, children of the Sun God and monarchs of the vast Inca Empire. The gold fame of Peru attracted numerous European adventurers 500 years ago and was the cause of the end of the Inca Empire, giving rise to the Viceroyalty of Peru of the Spanish Crown.
The Gold Museum of Peru, also exhibits a valuable collection of ancient and modern weapons that are considered one of the best of its kind worldwide. In these rooms armor, uniforms and objects of various times and places are shown, even some dating back to 1,300 years BC This sample is known as the Museum of Weapons of the World.
- Bilingual guide.
- Museum tickets
Not allowed for children under 4 years.