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Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI

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Lima Art Museum - Museo de Arte de Lima MALI Admission Ticket
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very beautiful museum in Lima which houses many diverse pieces and the building itself is architecturally nice.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Glen U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mrurs
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Beautiful building architecturally and the collection is diverse and very Interesting. An important part of Peru's diverse culturally history.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sausalito5
Reviewed 28 December 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joy-Love-Light
Reviewed 8 December 2018

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.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank barbh748
Reviewed 5 December 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dilolwa
Reviewed 13 November 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 20 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dkrandagm
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This museum has a small but very interesting collection. They also have special exhibits. You have to buy the museum ticket before you can use the coat check.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Millet02
Reviewed 10 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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26 December 2016|
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Response from Susykichi | Property representative |
Tour Guides are available from Tuesday to Saturday. You can also download the "MALI App", a free video and audio guides application for iOS or Android. Free Wi-Fi is available inside the museum.
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1 September 2015|
Response from _blodwynlanders13 |
It is 30 Peruvian Soles for non Peruvians.. It does not cover the temporary exhibit. Every Thusday from 3pm entrance is free