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Museo Oro del Peru

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This private collection, assembled by Miguel Mujica Gallo, contains a wide assortment of pre-Columbian gold handicraft, weapons, ceremonial objects, jewelry and gold from both the Incas and pre-Inca civilizations.
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Av. Alonso de Molina 1100, Lima, Peru
+51 1 3451292
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

In the 1960s, Miguel Mujica Gallo used his private collection, gathered throughout his life, to open the "Gold Museum of Peru and Weapons of the World". It is in a two-story building made of reinforced concrete and accessed through a vault-style entrance. The exhibition is...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

This museum delighted us with beautiful pieces in gold, copper, bronze and silver and precious stones from pre-Inca and Inca times. We were expecting to see more Inca gold but sadly realize that much of it was melted down by the Spanish. This museum is...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

This private collection is more than just the thousands of gold artifacts. The displays of gold, silver, copper and fabrics are all located downstairs in what is a giant vault. While the gold items get the most attention it is the other rooms downstairs that...More

Thank Barheat
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I spent around 2 hours here because of the tight schedule. However, I could easily spend half a day because there were so many displays. Most of the displays were weapons and gold objects which I don't have many opportunity to see in other museums....More

Thank Jelloman526
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Even if I'm not too much into museums, this one was on my list as this art type impressed me after reading an article in National Geographic. The dark room was perfect to illustrate the power of this magnificient handwork made years ago. If those...More

2  Thank TimetravelerBaard
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The displays here are not well labelled and there are few explanations, The exhibits are still impressive in their size and details. There is also a large display of instruments of war and torture that would interest children. We found it useful to have spent...More

Thank CanBrit1
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Lots of beautiful gold artifacts and an interesting collection of ancient mummies, along with a weapons collection featuring arms from all over the world and from many different periods of time. Eclectic, to say the least. A great visit!

Thank scsnails
Reviewed 1 February 2018

As if the gold Treasures were not enough to stun your senses, this place has one of the largest collections of Weaponry I've ever seen. When I visited 40 years ago it was all about the conquistadores however this time they have weaponry from all...More

1  Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a museum you must visit while in Lima, it holds rooms with amazing gold pieces from several pre-Inca and Inca cultures. This place is run by the Mujica Gallo Foundation

1  Thank p26duque
Reviewed 18 December 2017

When you see examples of how Peru's pre-Columbian societies manipulated gold—from a mantle made of postage-stamp-size pieces worn by a Lambayeque priest to an intricately designed sheet that once decorated an entire wall of the Chimú capital of Chán Chán—you begin to imagine the opulence...More

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If you book through agency you can.
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Response from Jonas S | Reviewed this property |
You dont need a private guide, you may do it on your own. Museum is well organized and signage is available in english. I just dont remember if headsets are in english as well - I dont like them. so I dont use it. The time... More