Larco Museum

Explore one of the largest and most impressive pre-Columbian art collections in the world. This tour takes you to Lima’s Museo Larco, a museum that is set in an 18th-century mansion built atop a pre-colonial ruin.

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up to 10 days in advance

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  • Duration: 3 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 9:00 AM, 9:10 AM, 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM
  • Hotel Transport Included
  • Free cancellation up to 10 days prior
  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

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Larco Museum

Founded in 1926, the Larco Museum has more than 40,000 ceramic pieces and 5,000 pieces of gold and textiles. There is a textile with 398 threads per inch (a world record), Mochica funerary masks, ceramic vessels, and all sorts of gold and silver jewelry used by pre-Columbian rulers. In the Cultures Gallery, you can learn about Peru’s pre-Columbian history—this gallery provides travelers with background on the various cultures that existed in pre-Columbian Peru. The Larco Museum also has a large collection of Moche erotic pottery.

This tour also includes a visit to the bohemian district of Barranco. In total, the tour lasts about 3 hours.

Attraction Visited

Larco Museum

The Larco Museum is one of Lima's most interesting and fun museums. The museum hosts an exciting collection of ceramics, gold, silver, erotic art, and textiles.

Larco Museum

What to Bring

Comfortable shoes and camera.

What's included

Guide and entrance fee to museum.

Transportation

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Traveler Comments

Museum is awesome. We ate dinner at the restaurant. Beautiful gardens, and ambiance. The food was just not very good and too pricey.

- VERONICA G, JUL 2018

The museum's book was an excellent buy - highly informative!

- TIMOTHY S, MAR 2017

Great museum and easy to understand

- SHAMINI O, MAY 2015
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