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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
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Paseo Colon 125, Parque de la Exposicion | Parque de la Exposicion, Lima, Peru
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When you have a couple of hours extra and you like museums this is a good choice. Normally I don't like the top museum in big cities as they are always super crowded. However this museum wasn't crowded at all, as I went on a...More
When we went there, it was free to enter. Not much to see at all. Several statues on the ground floor and several on the balcony. There was a sign saying that they were in the middle of renovation. So maybe that's the reason. A...More
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