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I expected this place to have a fully functioning library however I was disappointed not to find one. Despite this, the place is incredibly well designed and is very modern. It features a number of small museum-exhibits and art works.
Located behind the Presidential Palace in the historic center, the building was originally Lima's main train station (Estacion de Desamparados). Opened in 1912, the train station was a symbol of the ‘new’ Lima at a time when the city was being modernized for the 20th...More
Just loved this place. What good use of the old station! It has the most beautiful stained glass roof I have seen. Lovely art work on display and just an aesthetically pleasing building. Pity there are no longer trains!
This was a train station that the government converted into a library and literature showcase. Right near the main square in kind of an inviting iconic setting.
I enjoyed a quick visit as part of our tour. Worth checking out, two blocks at most from...More
It's like a very small library and it shows a short exposition but I loved the building, it's architecture and it's history! The exposition, even if it was short, was beautiful and very insightful! It takes like 15 to 30 minutes but it's such a...More
This is a quirky under visited gem close by the Presidential Palace and Plaza de Armas. The building itself is a former train station and interesting to study. Well decorated with paintings and a fascinating map of the 30 plus languages spoken. There is a...More
This place was over my expectation, it is settle in an old train station, the interior has amazing flooring with old tiles and many features left from the old times. There are also interesting wall paintings connect with Peruvian past cultures, and ive heard that...More
It's nice to see the honoring of one's literary greats in a museum. The Nobel prize winner, Mario Vargas Llosa gets pride of place along with a about a dozen others. This used to be the old railway station of Lima.