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The Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI holds the most representative art collection in Peru, tracing 3,000 years of history from the earliest Andean civilizations until modern times. Known as the Palacio de la Exposición, the building that is now home to...more
Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Paseo Colon 125 | Parque de la Exposicion, Lima, Peru
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We particularly enjoyed the ceramics from the very early Peruvian cultures. We also were lucky enough to be there when a Peruvian silver show was going on. The whole show was great, but the silver incense burners are especially lovely.
We spent three wonderful hours in this big, friendly museum enjoying their great collection of pre-Columbian and colonial artefacts and paintings. The curators were helpful, the explanatory notes excellent [the English translations were accurate] and we enjoyed time in the cafe afterwards. Only the tiny...More
After arriving on a red-eye, I knew I had to fill my day before my friend arrived in Lima that night. So I asked the concierge to call a radio-taxi for me (hailing street taxis in Lima is unsafe) to take me to MALI, the...More
Mali tries to be everything to the observer of Peruvian history. Starting with the pottery section they have excellent examples of precolumbian pottery up to the fairly modern era. However if you visit Museo Larco you will find much the same pottery and Larco includes...More
The MALI offers a great collection of art as well as beautiful grounds to walk around with various types of buildings and structures which were donated by various countries. I recommend looking at the website before going to see if there are any expositions which...More
If you have some extra time in Lima this is a great place to see the permanent art exhibition of Peru with art (especially Paintings) of all of Peruvian history. When I was there there was a Textile exhibition of Pre-Inca textile that was fascinating....More
This is a very good museum focused on the history and art of Peru. At its really built for the local people you truly use this gem of a place. There are many very interesting exhibitions that are rotated around the year and their permanent...More