The Larco Museum
Founded in 1926, the Larco Museum showcases remarkable chronological galleries providing an excellent overview on 3000 years of development of Peruvian pre-Columbian history.
Located in a unique vice-royal mansion of the 18th century built over a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid, is surrounded by beautiful gardens.
Features the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous erotic archaeological collection, one of the most visited Peruvian tourist attractions.
For an unforgettable experience, Larco is one of the few museums in the world where visitors can also choose to enter the storage area with its 45.000 classified archaeological objects.
Its masterpieces are considered worldwide icons of Pre-Columbian art, after being exhibited in the world's leading museums.
Taxi - 15 minutes from Miraflores, San Isidro or Lima's International Airport.
Mon - Sun 09:00 - 22:00 (daily including holidays / 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January, from 09:00 to 18:00 hours.)
Av. Bolívar 1515 Pueblo Libre * Tel/fax 461 1312 / 461 1835