Plan your Visit

Plan your Visit
The Museo Larco is housed in an 18th century viceroyalty mansion.
Surrounded by beautiful gardens, the Museo Larco permanent exhibition invites visitors to explore the more than 5000 year history of ancient Peru, through a fascinating collection of pre-Columbian art.

Opening Hours & Admission

Open every day of the year

Monday to Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Reduced opening hours

December 24, 25 and 31, January 1, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The admission ticket includes the permanent exhibition, visible storage and erotic art collection.

Admission Ticket

General public S/ 30.00
Seniors (over 60 years, with identification) S/ 25.00
Students and teachers (with identification) S/ 15.00
Under 15 years (with identification) S/ 15.00
Children up to 8 years Free*
*This rate is not applicable to children visiting in groups.

Groups

All student groups must book in advance.
E-mail: educacion@museolarco.org
Telephone: +51 1 461-1312, extension 215

All groups of 20 or more adults must book in advance.
Email: info@museolarco.org
Telephone: +51 1 461-1312, extension 200


Getting Here

The Museo Larco is situated in the city of Lima.

Address:
Av. Bolívar 1515, Pueblo Libre, Lima 21, Peru.

Telephones
+51 1 461 1312
+51 1 461 1835



On foot
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Taxi
We are around 25 minutes from the airport and from Miraflores.



Driving
We are around 30 minutes from the airport and from Miraflores.

From the airport (Callao):
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From Parque Kennedy (Miraflores):
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Parking
Visitors can park outside the museum, on Calle Navarra and Avenida Bolívar.



Bus
We are about one hour from the airport and 45 minutes from Miraflores.

From the airport (Callao):
At the airport bus stop, on Avenida Faucett, take the CR-19 bus in the direction of Surco or the IO-89 bus in the direction of Chorrillos. Get off at the bus stop on the corner of Avenida Cipriano Dulanto (La Mar) and Avenida Juan Valer Sandoval (Cueva). Walk 550 meters north along Avenida Juan Valer Sandoval as far as Avenida Bolívar. Turn right and walk one block east along Avenida Bolívar as far as Calle Navarra and turn right.

From Parque Kennedy (Miraflores):
At the bus stop on the corner of Avenida Pardo and Calle Atahualpa, take the IO-89 bus in the direction of Los Olivos. Get off at the bus stop on the corner of Avenida Cipriano Dulanto (La Mar) and Avenida Juan Valer Sandoval (Cueva). Walk 550 meters north along Avenida Juan Valer Sandoval as far as Avenida Bolívar. Turn right and walk one block east along Avenida Bolívar as far as Calle Navarra and turn right.


Guided Tours

Adults
Enjoy an inspiring journey of discovery through the cultures of ancient Peru with the Museo Larco’s educators, young people fully trained in museum guiding. We offer daily guided tours in Spanish and English.

Masterpieces of Ancient Peru 1 hour
Families

We offer Interactive programs specially designed for families and guided by the Museo Larco’s museum educators.

Gods of Ancient Peru 1 hour and 15 minutes
Fruits of Ancient Peru 1 hour and 15 minutes
The Travels of Ai Apaec 1 hour and 15 minutes
In addition, visitors can request free of charge or download the Family Guide, for a dynamic tour of the Museo Larco.
Schoolchildren
We offer interactive thematic programs for all ages and scholastic levels. Be sure to book in advance.
Tailored itineraries
The Museo Larco education department can design tailored visits in accordance with the interests and needs of a group. Such visits can be guided by the museum’s educators or curators. We recommend contacting the museum’s education department in advance.

Bookings
E-mail: reservas@museolarco.org
Telephone: +51 1 461-1312, extension 215

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Services

Baggage and coat check
A baggage and coat check service is available free of charge in the museum’s reception area. Visitors can leave bags, backpacks and suitcases. Please refer to our Bag Size Policy.

Wi-Fi
A free Wi-Fi connection is available in the exhibition rooms, visible storage, gardens and the museum’s coffee shop.

Languages
The Permanent Exhibition and Erotic Room exhibits are translated into seven languages: Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, Japanese and Portuguese.

Restrooms
Restrooms are located on the ground floor, near the Museo Larco Café | Restaurant, and the second level, in the exhibition area. On both levels there are restrooms designed to be accessible for persons with disabilities, and equipped with baby changing facilities.

Payphone
Payphones are available on the ground floor, next to the restrooms.

Parking
Visitors can park outside the museum, on Calle Navarra and Avenida Bolívar.

Museo Larco Café | Restaurant
The museum restaurant invites visitors to enjoy the finest Peruvian and international cuisine in a charming and welcoming atmosphere. It offers cold and hot dishes, salads, sandwiches, cakes and desserts, as well as hot and cold drinks. The restaurant is situated on the museum’s terraces, with a view of the beautiful and colorful gardens.

Museo Larco Store | Boutique
The museum store is a pleasant space where visitors can find souvenirs, books, jewelry, textiles and replicas inspired by the masterworks displayed in the collection.


Accessibility

  • Ramps enable easy access for all to the museum’s exhibition rooms and gardens.
  • Guide dog access to the museum is permitted.
  • Wheelchairs are available free of charge on the ground floor.
  • A reduced rate of S/ 15.00 is available for disabled visitors.
  • Restrooms are accessible for persons with disabilities.
  • Baby changing facilities are available in the restrooms.

Photography


Amateur photography is permitted throughout the museum. Flash photography is not permitted in the exhibition rooms.


Tripods and selfie sticks must not be used in the museum’s exhibition rooms and gardens.

Professional photography and filming
Such activities are permitted subject to prior authorization. Requests should be sent to registro@museolarco.org, at least three working days before the planned session.


Map of the Museum

Recommendations

  • Please bear in mind that peak visitor hours are between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Travel light: The climatic conditions of Lima mean that heavy coats and umbrellas are not necessary.
  • Keep your entry sticker in a visible place throughout your visit.
  • No visitors may enter the exhibition rooms with suitcases, backpacks, bags or musical instruments. These items must be left in the baggage check facilities.
  • No food or drink is allowed within the exhibition rooms.
  • To ensure their continued conservation, please do not touch the objects on display.
  • Only pencils are allowed in the exhibition rooms for drawing or taking notes.
  • Photography for personal use is permitted; however, flash photography and selfie sticks are not permitted.
  • Baby strollers (“pushchairs”) are permitted in the exhibition rooms, but not in the visible storage.
  • Please do not raise your voice.
  • Mobile phones must be set to vibrator or silent mode.
  • Please do not block visitor access in passageways and entrances.