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Museo Oro del Peru

Av. Alonso de Molina 1100, Lima, Peru
+51 1 3451292
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Mujica Gallo's Private Gold Collection and Weapons of the World Museum
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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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  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Av. Alonso de Molina 1100, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I actually was quite interested as a woman in the huge collection of guns, knives, outfits, helmets and whatnot collected from Presidents and Kings and other top military officials. It is interesting to go in and see the actual costumes Presidents and top military officials...More

Thank Strongbygod
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This was once upon a time a private collection. It is a nice location and lots to see. Does make one wonder how many things are in private collections that maybe should be available to the public to see.

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Far away, dingy, run down, no attention has been paid to the exhibits in decades. At least 3/4 of the museum is comprised of military artifacts and has nothing to do with the "museo de oro" The gold exhibit is not of very good quality...More

Thank Mari3256
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This out of the way, private museum is daunting at first when you enter the main collection building because of the arms collection which is huge and sadly presented more like a garage sale than a museum. I suggest bypassing the guns, swords, and regalia...More

Thank WanderingOso
Reviewed 27 July 2017

A private collection of peruvian artificacts focused on gold and silver artifiacts but featuring textiles and pottery as well. Absolutely fascinating well worth the visit.

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Although the most famous museum in this place is the Gold Museum, I find much more nice, interesting and amazing the weapons museum which is located in the same building but in the first floor. You can find the most amazing collection of any kind...More

Thank Cristian A
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This museum is a must see. It has a great collection of pre-Inca and Inca pieces. Nice for a half day visit

Thank Viajerosen
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Highly, highly recommended visit. Taxi ride needed to Santiago de Surco, but the Museum was absolutely full of amazing gold and silver Peruvian objects from doors to masks to everything. It must be the whole of the gold the Spanish didn't melt down and send...More

Thank huntlowe
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Spent a long morning at this museum and probably only was able to take in about half of the attraction. There are thousands of gold and military artifacts in this museum. All are well preserved. Some of the displays are a bit overwhelming because of...More

Thank Lyn5757
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Really quite interesting--actually it's the "Museo de Oro y Armas" (gold and weapons)-and there are more weapons than gold. The gold (pre-Colombian origin) is fairly well categorized, but the weapons (lots and lots of weapons!) are not. If you are into weapons, this is the...More

Thank Gregory J
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Zdenka L
22 April 2017|
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Response from rjnspierings | Reviewed this property |
If you book through agency you can.
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Carrie R
8 March 2016|
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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
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Kenny W
14 August 2015|
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Response from Elaine W | Reviewed this property |
No photographs allowed, and they are quite strict about this, there is a gift shop inside the museum and they have books and cards about the various artefact, so might get a few cards you coul copy for the slideshow.
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