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Museo MATE

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Museo MATE houses a permanent collection of work by renowned photographer Mario Testino, in a restored 19th Century republican mansion, located in the heart of Barranco. A non-profit institution, the museum also showcases temporary exhibitions of...more
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Avenida Pedro de Osma 409 | Barranco, Lima 15063, Peru
+51 1 2005400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really loved this museum, as did my 5yo children...great building and exhibitions. Loved the presentation. Highly recommend!

Thank minimoonflower
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mario Testino is rightly regarded highly as a photographer and this small gallery showcases his talent and philosophy in, what I thought was, an innovative way. I was smiling for a couple of hours after leaving. If you are in Barranco and interested in photography...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this place by chance. It is simply stunning. I would’ve like to see more pictures, but perhaps that is the charm, you get to understand the detail of the photos on show. Loved the Princess Di room.

Thank AMWhelehan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It will take you about 30-40 minutes to see this great exhibit of Mario Testino’s photos! Second floor is the best!!! The pictures are so colorfull, and it has a small room for princess Lady Di, very beautiful!

Thank nabeab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe it was the day or the hour but the ticket office was unfriendly (and if you're a senior more expensive that the Pedro de Osma museum next door which offers more bang for your buck) and the tour through a series of rooms rather...More

Thank adrianloader
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Always loved his work, and could not miss the chance to see his museum in Barranco neighborhood. A lot of his works and also a space for other exhibits...and historic shooting like princess Diana, shooting from celebrities in spontaneous moments and also local, Peruvian shooting...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely museum in Barranco. Great variety of photos from different exhibits. Nice place to visit while in the neighborhood.

Thank llhtexas
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Nice Exhibitions in a lovely building. The idea of giving back the brochures for recycling purposes in the end is great. But why on earth are you selling drinks in plastic cups 3 m away from the recycling box?! Please think about it and change...More

Thank Jörn I
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I always admired his work, but getting to know this museum with lots of pictures of so called celebrities around the world, but mainly, having his testimony of how he became such a wonderful photographer is breathtaking. The room dedicated to Lady Di and to...More

Thank franfeliz
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Mario Testino, famous fashion photographer, hails from Lima and created a permanent gallery for his work in Barranco. The larger than life photos and video wall definitely give you a sense of his ideas and vision. Also striking on the premises are his work with...More

Thank John S
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2 December 2016|
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Response from Juana Rosa E | Reviewed this property |
El museo lo puedes recorrer en un ahora y podrías luego pasar por la cafetería y empalmar con otro museo cercano, como el Museo de Osma, o alguna Galería de Arte, de los alrededores.Todo lo podrías lograr, en media mañana o... More
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