Museo Oro del Peru

Museo Oro del Peru, Lima: Hours, Address, Museo Oro del Peru Reviews: 4/5

Museo Oro del Peru
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10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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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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LuizDutraNeto
Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,543 contributions
Complete collections of Peruvian pre-hispanic objects and World's arms!
Oct 2019
Before going, remember "Museo Oro del Peru"and its twin museum, "Museo Armas del Mundo", are located in Monterrico, in Lima's District of Santiago de Surco. Due to the city's permanent traffic congestion, they become quite far from Miraflores, Barranco, San Isidro and other more central districts. At "Museo Oro del Peru", a collection of over 8,000 pieces of pre-hispanic gold, silver, copper, wood, ceramics, textiles and other objects representative of the many different local ancient cultures. At "Museo Armas de Mundo", an exhibition of more than 20,000 weapons from all over the world, including arms, daggers, swords, guns, rifles, shields, helmets, uniforms and so on. A very complete collection, indeed. If possible, a guided visit would be strongly recommended. Enjoy!
Written 13 June 2020
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mikesierra
Bourne, UK1,982 contributions
Inca Gold
Mar 2020
Museo Oro del Peru has a large private collection of Inca gold and magnificent ceremonial objects together with militaria from South America and around the world. There are many showcases to ponder with descriptions in both Spanish and English. If you just want to see the Inca gold and artefacts, an hour should be sufficient, but to see the whole collection, set aside about 3 hours. There are also a number of small souvenir and jewellery shops located in the grounds.
Written 16 April 2020
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TeresaBX13
New York City, NY131 contributions
Wow! What a gem
Mar 2020 • Solo
This is the best museum I have been too. It’s no frills just cases of amazing artifacts. I went for the gold but really the weapons rooms upstairs were the highlights. It’s a bit out of the way which is why I think it’s not rated higher but cabs are very cheap in Lima and it’s in a really nice area. Good restaurant cafe up the street for Italian food right after. Lovely afternoon
Written 8 March 2020
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Bonnie K
Jerusalem, Israel331 contributions
wonderful experience
Mar 2019
This museum was so full of things to see you could spend an entire day there,. The exhibits were wonderful and we were fortunate to have an excellent guide.The history of the area as seen through different armaments was meaningful. The gold items were overwhelming. There, however, was no place to sit, to rest and i would use the guard's chair which were located in every hall to sit during this very long but worthwhile tour.
Written 24 February 2020
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Rick H
Chicago, IL44 contributions
Must see history museum
Feb 2020 • Couples
My girlfriend and I went to the Gold Museum or the Museos Oro De Peru today. If you like the Spanish conquistador era of history or guns and knives weaponry, this is a must see.

There were rooms full of gold and silver from that era as well as ceramics that were made before Christ. Mummies and the interesting place the put them. Room after room of weaponry. Guns from 1800’s and earlier, blunderbuses, WWI, WWII, uniforms, guns, knives.

Inca clothing with gold sewn in. tumis- Inca knives, stone points, clubs, conquistador armor, saddles, a massive collection of spurs and stirrups made of silver. Masks, jewelry. A shell they had to dive deep to get called a Spondylus
was highly prized and was worth more than gold because it was so difficult to get.

There was also a Samuri warrior collection.
Written 19 February 2020
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Las Buganvillas
Cartagena, Colombia726 contributions
Great museum, must take a guide
Dec 2019
There is so much information you will get in this museum, that I was really glad we took a wonderful and knowledgeable guide.The Arms collection is quite impressive, but obviously everybody goes there first and foremost to see Inca Gold. Like in Larco museum, you can get a few examples of a complete set of ornaments nobility and prists wore and it is really impressive. Photography is allowed.
Written 1 January 2020
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sarkeltod
Centerville, UT3 contributions
AMAZING!
Jul 2019
I went into this museum not knowing what to expect and it was so cool! There was a lot to see! I could have definitely stayed there for hours! The museum has a lot more artifacts from the time period than I honestly knew existed. I would definitely go again.
Written 30 December 2019
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SJaneSeattle_WA
Seattle, WA117 contributions
Amazing Collection
Nov 2019
We visited this museum and Museo Larco. We were simply stunned by this collection. It is a bit more of a drive to visit - but this collection is worthwhile. Larco is fine and different, but this collection is extensive. We did not realize the armor, guns, swords, weapons that are in this museum. 2 hours was not enough!
Written 2 December 2019
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Thanks for your comment! I just want to let you know that the Arms of the World Museum is consider world wide as one of the best museums in his kind, even better than the Royal Armery of Madrid
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Kevin C
Sisters, OR48 contributions
Great Place
Dec 2018
If you love history this is the place for you. Had a very knowledgeable tour guide. All very educational. This trip was back in November of 2018.
Written 21 November 2019
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Ywal
40 contributions
Very unclear expensive museum
Oct 2019 • Friends
The museum offers no clear narrative or theme. It has a lot of artifacts, bery few of them are actually gold. The explanations are scarce and mostly in spanish, so most of the time you are just looking at stuff that look nice but without understanding what they are or what their context is. The gun collection is cool but i really didnt understand what it has to do with the museum of gold, especially when its bigger than the actual gold exhibition, and again very little explanations offered. The entire museum has a very old and unkept appearance, which makes the price of 32 soles very overpriced. I highly recommend visiting the larco museum instead. A much nicer museum for peruvian history and actually has a bigger and more impressive collection of gold artifacts.
Written 27 October 2019
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Hello, we are updating the museum little by little, you have to consider that we are a private museum there for we don’t receive any help from the government. The Gold Museum has more than 7000 precolombina objects all registered in the Culture Ministry and more than 4000 are gold objects
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