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Rafael Larco Museum tour

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Book with us the classic city tour of ancient and modern Lima, in the ancient city of Lima you will see the Plaza San Martin, the Plaza Mayor and explore the famous catacombs of San Francisco. You will also visit the following attractions: The Government Palace, the Municipal Palace, the Archiepiscopal, the Cathedral Basilica and others.

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Meeting Place — at about 10:00 or 14:00 — you choose your schedule

We will meet at your hotel in Miraflores. Previous coordination with the reservations departament is requiered.

Transfer from your hotel to the Larco museum

Visit the museum

The guided tour inside the museum will take about 1.5 hours.

Places to visit in the museum

  • Hall of Introduction: In this room you will find all the information about the history of the museum, the collection and its founder
  • Hall of Cultures: This hall displays ceramic pieces that belonged to various pre-Columbian cultures of Peru
  • Hall of Textilery: In this hall you will find several tunics and mantles from the pre-Hispanic era
  • Sacrificial Hall: In this hall you will see graphic representations that show a narrative of the offerings and/or sacrifices that occurred in ancient Peru
  • Ceremonial Hall: This place exhibits containers such as glasses and cups made of silver and gold used for ritual purposes
  • Gold and Jewelry Hall: It is made up of 5 chambers with objects made with metals and precious stones
  • Hall of Erotic Art: In this place you will see thousands of sculptures or objects in clay with explicit representations of the female and male genital organs, you can also see scenes of sexual acts

The bottom line

This museum shows more than 5,000 years of civilized history of pre-Hispanic societies with complex social structures and great advances in different fields such as agriculture, animal domestication, pottery, textiles, etc.

Tour Ending Place — at about 13:00 or 17:00

This tour ends at your hotel in Miraflores.


The prices shown in the table are:

  • Per person in US dollars ($).
  • Pple. = people.
  • Group = group service, shared.
Pple.Type of tour
If your group is larger than 5 people, just let us know!


DetailsType of tour
Schedule– 09:00 to 13:00
– 14:30 to 18:30
You decide
DaysEvery dayEvery day
Languagees/en simultaneouslyen or es
Size10 to 20 paxYou and your friends
IncludedType of tour
Pick up from your hotel in Miraflores
Tourist vehicle
Personalized service
Tickets for the Catacombs: 15 soles pp
Drop off at your hotel in Miraflores

Accessibility: This tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

What do I bring?

  • April-Nov:
    • Sweaters
  • Dec-March:
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Hats
    • A bottle of water
  • Local currency for your entrance tickets (for private tours)



Pick-ups and timings

Group tours:

  • All pick-ups and tour ending times are approximate.
  • Pick-ups apply only for hotels located in Miraflores.
  • Your pick-up time will depend on your hotel location.
  • If you are out of Miraflores district, we’ll arrange a meeting point or charge an extra fee for the pick-up.
  • We might not do pick-ups if there are festivals, strikes and lots of car trafic.
  • We’ll arrange all pick-ups and meeting points one day prior your tour.

Private tours:

  • Pick-ups are sharp on time.
  • Pick-ups apply for Miraflores, Barranco, San Isidro, La Victoria and Lima.
  • If you are at Lima airport, see city tour from the airport.
  • We’ll arrange all pick-ups one day prior your tour.
  • The tour ending time is still aprox; but, we’ll do our best to finish the tour as scheduled.

Vehicle type and seats


  • Authorized by the Ministry of Transportation of Peru.
  • Clean and modern ones.
  • Sedan looking auto, 4×4, H1, Van, Renault and Mercedez Benz (it will depend on the group size).

Seats – group tours:

  • You reserve a seat in the bus, not a specific number of seat.
  • If you get picked-up first, then you can choose some seats (your pick-up time will depend on your hotel location).
  • Couples seat together to 95%; however, we can’t warranty this will happen to 100%.

Entrance ticket discounts

Kids, minors, students and Peruvians may have discounts but an official ID is required to show:

  • Kids and minors: Bring their official passaports to prove their age.
  • Students: Bring your offficial passport and goverment issued ID.
  • Peruvians: Bring your oficial ID.

Operability and itinerary

This tour is subject to variation without any prior notice, due to weather conditions, strikes and any other event that doesn’t allow the normal tour operation. See also our terms.


Cancellation of the tour is free as long as you do so at least 48 hours in advance, otherwise we will charge 100% of the tour price. See also our terms.


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