The superb anthropological and archaeological National Museum
contains excellent exhibits tracing the history of Peru's ancient
civilisations and provides an outstanding overview of the
archaeological richness of the country. It is the city's largest
and the country's most important museum and the chronological
layout guides visitors easily through the complicated ancient
history, highlighting the many conquering cultures and their
achievements, from the art and history of the original inhabitants
to the Inca Empire.
Address: Avenida Javier Prado Este 2465, San Borja Telephone: (0)1 476 9878 Transportation: Bus marked Javier Prado/Aviacion or taxi from Lima
Centro or Miraflores Opening Time: Tuesday to Sunday 9am-6pm. Admission: PEN 6 (adult), PEN 1 (child). Concessions
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