The Museo Larco is a space which seeks to inspire its visitors to connect with the museum’s collection and the history of ancient Peru. Through its exhibitions, educational initiatives, public programs and events, the Museo Larco offers enjoyable, attractive and enriching experiences.

Daily Visits

Enjoy an inspiring journey of discovery through the cultures of ancient Peru, in the company of our museum educators. We offer daily visits in Spanish and English, at set times. The capacity is 15 people per group (*subject to change) and spots will be covered on a first-come first-served basis. Payment for this service is S/10 per person, in addition to the entrance fee to the museum, and must be made up to 5 minutes before the start time.

Duration: 1 hour

Schedule (Monday to Sunday):

  • Spanish: 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m.
  • English: 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.
  • *** On July 31, the last tour will be at 4:30 p.m.

* Once the visit has started, people will not be able to join the group.
** Departure hours subject to change.



The Museo Larco has designed thematic interactive educational programs for students at all levels of schooling: kindergarten, elementary and secondary. All bookings must be made in advance.

A minimum of 10 and maximum of 40 students can be accommodated for each visit (*subject to change).

Bookings: [email protected]


  • Biodiversity: Foods and Animals of Ancient Peru
  • Sacred Animals of Ancient Peru
  • A Detective in the Museo Larco
  • The Incas: The Building of an Empire
  • The Dream of Rafael Larco Hoyle
  • The Journeys of Ai Apaec



Explore our collection with interactive activities, challenges and games specially designed for families with children aged from 3 to 12 years. Advance booking is required.


Let the adventure begin! You can opt for a self-guided visit using our family activities booklet. Download it here.

Do you know the 12 Museo Larco masterpieces? We have a map where you can easily locate them in our exhibition rooms. Download it here.


Designed for seniors, the “Role Play in Ancient Peru” program aims to teach visitors about the different roles and duties performed by ancient Peruvians.

Advance booking is required for this program (subject to the availability of museum educators).

Duration: 1 hour

Program: Role Play in Ancient Peru


Visitors with Special Needs

The Museo Larco is an accessible space, offering specially designed programs for audiences with special physical and/or intellectual abilities. In addition, the museum’s education department can design a visit tailored to the interests and needs of groups. All such visits must be booked in advance.

Duration: 1 hour


  • Discover Ancient Peru Through Touch
  • Exploring the Animals and Fruits of the Museum
  • Ancient Peru Through Images


Universities and Institutes

Group Visits
University and higher education institute student groups can visit the Museo Larco by managing a mandatory reservation at least one week in advance. This allows us to provide information on the most suitable visiting hours and coordinate the loan of radio transmission equipment (whispers) in case there are 10 or more students accompanied by a professor. These visits, whether guided or independent, can be conducted in groups of up to 20 people.

Bookings: [email protected]

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Internships

Undergraduate and postgraduate students who would like to apply for an internship at the museum should send their CV to [email protected], including the subject line “Internship at the Museo Larco”.

Research on the Collection

Over the next months and until further notice, physical access to the collections of the Museo Larco will be restricted due to internal processes of registration, inventory and conservation.

Undergraduate and postgraduate students who would like to request images of the Museo Larco collection, visit the permanent exhibition or visible storage as part of a research project, should contact the museum’s Chief Curator ([email protected]).