Without doubt, the city of Lima houses the best museums of South America due to the great array of cultures that flourished on the Peruvian lands. On this opportunity Travel to Peru offers a guided visit to 2 of the best museums in Lima, "The Museum Larco Herrera" & " The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology". Both buildings display fabulous ancient remains of the most important cultures that occupied hundreds of years ago the cost of Peru and the Andes. Among the remains visitors can see various kind of ceramic, including the erotic collection of the Moche Culture as well as the colourful Nazca vessels. On this tour visitors will get, without a doubt a deep insight into Peruvian history, learning and watching genuine relics made long ago.

Tour Description:

The City of Lima, like many others capital cities in the world, has spectacular museums that show great collections of treasures of ancient Peru. Enjoy with us a visit to some of the most important museums in Lima !!! Our tour begins with the visit of the Museum Larco Herrera, which has on display remains that show the world of the ancient Peruvians from around 3000 years ago. Among the most spectaculars remains, we will see the great collection of Ancient Erotic Art, that is, without doubt one of the best attractions in the city of Lima. In addition to this great erotic collection, visitors also can see galleries with pieces of gold and silver. Unlike other museums, this place is the only one that has over 45.000 archaeological pieces properly classified. Our second visit takes place at the Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and history of Peru. This is the oldest museum in Peru, and has on display a vast and varied cultural heritage. Its galleries houses a great array of ceramics, textiles, metal works, organic material and mummy bundles, spanning the entire history of human occupation in Peru. Some of the most important legacies at the museum are the monoliths, where standout the famous Estela of Raimondi, a perfect carved block of stone, representing an ancient god bearing a walking stick and the Tello Obelisk, which portrays the old divinity of the Chavin Temple. According to archaeologists, these carving monuments date back from 1000 BC. Here we will also visit the impressive Inca gallery, also called The Tawantinsuyu Room, which displays, in a very didactic way, the evolution of the Inca culture. Among its main attractions, we will see in a scale model the great Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and other Inca monuments found in Peru.


Duration : 4 hours approx. Daily Departures : 09:15 hrs. & 14:30 hrs.

Included

All services include travel with our agency

  • Transporte Privado Pick up from your hotel in Lima and private transfer to the museums
  • Guía Profesional Tourist Transportation (Group service)
  • Boleto Turistico All entrance fees
  • Primeros Auxilios English speaking guide
  • Primeros Auxilios Drop off at your hotel at the end of the tour
NOTE: Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru: Closed to the public on Mondays.

Not Included

What is not included in our tour

  • El almuerzo Extras & Gratuites

Recommendations

  • On this tour you must bring warm clothing, as the weather in Lima used to be very cold, especially in winter time (from June to september) when temperatures drop fast in the aftermoon and nights are very cold. If traveling during summer time (December to March) light clothing is fine.

Additional information

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  • Confirmation of the excursion will be received at time of booking.
  • All tours are operated in English unless otherwise stated.

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NOTE: Please note that prices are indicated for a minimum of 2 persons.

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