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El Museo del Banco Central de Reserva del Peru

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All reviews coin collection free museum nice collection few blocks great museum coins civilizations gold paintings exhibition pre history peru
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

One can learn a lot about the local civilizations inhabiting today's Peru's land. Gold, art, history facts, jewellery and sexual toys.Walking distance to Plaza des Armas and San Francisco church.Backpacks need to be checked in a room adjacent to the museum.Definitively worth it.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

It is an interesting museum just in few blocks from Plaza de Armas. The entrance is free. There is a good collection of Peruvian coins and bank notes as well as historical artifacts and paintings.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank oleksandr3
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Not only free, but it has a very nice collection of painting and Pre-Colombian art with a lot of gold in the safe box. There are also all Peru coins in a time line and it worth a visiting. But pay attention when visiting because...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nabilsafatli
Reviewed 10 March 2018

It was a day that I happened to be in the Cercado area of Lima and this museum was open. Very interesting folkloric art. Very good presentations Kudos to the curator.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Culebra C
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Located at the heart of the city near the main square, dont be misled by the name, this is in the true sense of the word a museum of history. It exhibits artifacts from the pre incan age right up until modern age. Yes there...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank RaktimRay
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I visited once with locals that worked close to this free museum and then took my wife to see the coins, the metal in the downstairs vault, but mostly the artwork showing the Peruvian styles from independence to the 1980s. There is a nice collection...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank pabloprocurador
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was a great museum that is also free! You can see the old coin collection as well as some artifacts in the basement. The basement was neat because they kept the vault door. The top floor also had a great art exhibition that showed...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank neeko215
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Around the corner from the Plaza de Armas this surpringing little museum has a lot to offer and it's free. There are a number of very pretty Inca gold pieces and a lot more. Crowds are small because from the outside it looks like another...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Nothing special to see. Small collections of ancient artifacts and modern paintings. You better go to the Coins and bills collection in Casa Nacional de Moneda also BCRP collection.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank HappyGringoMiami
Reviewed 15 June 2016

If I did not have time, I surely had not been there. Because I was free for several hours in Lima, I strolled the city, and on the way, I just popped in. But I was impressed by these stunning collections on Peruvian culture. I...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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