Tour por el Museo Rafael Larco Herrera - 5000 años de historia civilizada

Tour of Rafael Larco Herrera Museum - 5000 years of civilized history

Visit one of the top 25 museums in the world


Book with FWTP the best tour to the Museo Rafael Larco Herrera Hoyle, cataloged as one of the 25 best museums in the world, located inside a colonial mansion from the beginning of the 18th century in the Pueblo Libre district in Lima city.

Rafael Larco Hoyle was a collector and lover of Peruvian archeology and that is why he founded this museum back in 1926 and it currently houses a fascinating collection of approximately 45,000 archaeological pieces from the pre-Columbian period.

Why visit this museum? See the itinerary section.

Why to reserve with us?
  • 100% Peruvian company
  • 100% Indigenous team
  • Licensed tour guides


Duration: About 3 hours.


  • Group tour: Spanish and English simultaneously
  • Private tour: Spanish, English — separate groups based on the language. If you want another language, just let us know!

Tour Type:

  • Group tour: 10 to up to 20 attendees
  • Private tour: No strangers

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

What to bring?

  • In summer — December to March:
    • Caps or hats
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • A bottle of water
    • Local currency in cash
  • The rest of the year:
    • Sweaters or jackets
    • Local currency in cash


  • Group tour:
    • Bus pick up from your hotel — applies only to hotels located in Miraflores; for other districts an additional cost will apply
    • Professional and authorized tour Guides
    • Tourist bus with air conditioning
    • Tickets for the Larco museum
    • Tolls
    • Drop off at your hotel
  • Private tour:
    • Pick up with vehicle and Tour Guide from your hotel — applies only to hotels located in Miraflores, Barranco, San Isidro, La Victoria, Pueblo Libre and Lima; for other districts an additional cost will apply
    • On time pick up from your hotel
    • Private, professional and authorized tour Guide
    • Private Driver
    • Private vehicle: H1, Van, Renault, Sprinter — it will depend on the group size
    • Tolls
    • Drop off at your hotel
    • * We do not provide Taxi-Guide (it refers to a vehicle that is small, the driver and the guide are the same person) — we offer quality!

Not Included:

  • Group tour:
    • Tips (optional)
    • Meal
  • Private tour:
    • Tips (optional)
    • Meal
    • Tickets for the Larco museum: 35 Soles per person
    • * You can buy the tickets for the attractions on the same day as your tour

How to book? Please book on this webpage or contact us through WhatsApp.

WhatsApp: +51 958745640 & +51 984479073


The itinerary can always change because of strikes and festivals; if so, your Guide will do alternative routes. If you book a private tour, the following itinerary can be customized.

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.



Group tour:

  • 45 USD per person

Private tour:

  • 70 USD per person based on 2 people
  • 40 USD per person based on 3 people
  • 35 USD per person based on 4 people
  • 30 USD per person based on 5 people
  • If your group is bigger, contact us pls!


Group Tour: Everyday, two schedules

  • Pick up at 10:00 approx. and it ends by 13:00 approx.
  • Pick up at 14:00 approx. and it ends by 17:00 approx.

Private Tour: Everyday

  • If you book a private tour, we are flexible with the schedule

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    We will meet at your hotel in Miraflores. Previous coordination with the reservations department is required.


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