Video Of The Week: Top 5 Art Museums In Lima

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Peru is abuzz with art and culture, and Lima is its beating heart. In this week’s video of the week, we share the top five art museums in Lima to experience all sides of Peru’s modern and ancient art.

From photography that commemorates Peruvian culture to museums gifted from foreign countries hundreds of years ago, these are the art museums you absolutely can’t miss when traveling in Lima.

In recap:

1. MATE

Av. Pedro de Osma 409, Barranco, Perú
General Entrance Fee: S/ 25 for foreign visitors, S/ 10 for Peruvians and residents
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
mate.pe

2. Museo de Arte de Lima

Paseo Colón 125, Parque de la Exposición, Lima 1, Perú
General Entrance Fee: S/ 30 for foreign visitors, S/ 15 for Peruvians and residents
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays until 5 p.m.
mali.pe

3. Museo Pedro de Osma

Pedro de Osma Avenue 421, Barranco, Perú
General Entrance Fee: S/ 30 for foreign visitors, S/ 20 for Peruvians and residents
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
museopedrodeosma.org

4. Museo de Arte Italiano

Paseo de la República, Lima, Perú
General Entrance Fee: S/ 6
Hours: Tueday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
museos.cultura.pe

5. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo

Av. Grau 1511, Barranco, L04, Perú
General Entrance Fee: S/ 10
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
maclima.pe

Have you visited any of these popular Lima art museums? Let us know which museums are your favorite, art or otherwise, in the comments below.

Cover Art: Museo Pedro de Osma

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Born and raised in the United States, Amber has called Peru and South America home since early 2016. She's spent the past decade carving a unique niche for herself in the travel space, from writing freelance for travel agencies, brainstorming marketing campaigns for tour operators, and now serving as Features Editor at Travel & Living in Peru. Besides traveling, her favorite things to do usually revolve around food and drink, always eager to sample the local delicacies wherever she goes.