Museo del Oro + Museo de Arqueología en La Quinta de los Libertadores

Tour of the Gold Museum + the Archeology Museum at La Quinta of the Liberators

Book the best guided tour of museums in Lima city

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Join us for the guided tour of both the Gold Museum + the Archeology Museum in the city of Lima, unveil the secrets of the best museums of the Peruvian capital city.

Mr. Miguel Mujica Gallo was the founder of the Gold museum back in 1968, it’s currently located at the Santiago neighborhood, still owned and managed by the descendants of Mr. Miguel.

After visiting the first museum, you will visit the National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru, which was implemented inside a colonial Spanish mansion—place of residence of the penultimate viceroy Joaquín de la Pezuela—1821. This mansion is currently better known as La Quinta de Los Libertadores—because it was also a place of residence for both Simón Bolívar and San Martín. This museum is located in the Pueblo Libre neighborhood and it’s considered as the oldest museum of Peru, founded back in 1822.

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

DETAILS

Duration:

  • With Pick-up from your hotel: About 4 hours
  • With Pick-up from your hotel and Drop-off at your hotel: About 5 hours

Language: Spanish, English — Separate Groups based on the language.

Tour Type: 100% private excursion.

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 for the attraction tickets
  • The rest of the year:
    • Sweaters or jackets
    • Local currency for the attraction tickets

Included:

  • Private, professional and authorized tour Guide
  • Pick-up with vehicle and Guide from your hotel
  • Private and professional Driver
  • Private vehicle: H1, Van, Renault, Sprinter — it will depend on the group size
  • Tolls
  • Others: (applies only on request – the prices will change)
    • Drop-off with vehicle and Guide at the Plaza Mayor of Lima or 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:

  • Tips
  • Meal
  • Entrance tickets for the attractions:
    • Gold Museum of Peru and Weapons of the World: 33 Soles per person
    • National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru: 10 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.

ITINERARY

The itinerary can always change because of strikes and festivals; if so, your Guide will do alternative routes.

Meeting Point

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

Transfer from your hotel to the Gold Museum

All transfers are by vehicle.

Gold Museum of Peru and Weapons of the World — interior visit

This museum is divided into two main collections:

  • Collection of world weapons: This gallery contains more than 20,000 pieces from different times and places in the world, some pieces are unique in their kind, others belonged to great figures in history, for example, in this hall you will see the two swords that belonged to the conqueror/invader of Peru: Francisco Pizarro. You will also be able to see weapons that belonged to famous people such as Miguel Grau, Francisco Bolognesi, Napoleon Bonaparte, The Czars Alexander I and Nicolás II, Simón Bolívar, etc. This hall is also the ideal place to see some Egyptian knives, Samurai armor, European armor and military uniforms.
  • Gold Collection: In this hall, you will see metallic objects in gold and precious stones that belonged to pre-Inca civilizations in northern Peru; the most famous ones are the Tumi de Oro and the funerary masks.

Transfer from the Gold Museum to the Archeology Museum

National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru — interior visit

  • This museum was founded by the liberator Don José de San Martín in 1822, it currently has a huge variety of cultural and historical objects of the Peruvian civilization, housing more than 300,000 pieces.
  • At this museum, you will also see José Gil’s hall:This painter was the most famous artist of the early 19th century, he was known as “The mulatto painter” and “The Liberators’ painter” because he portrayed the liberators of Peru such as Simón Bolívar, José de San Martin, José Olaya and others. In this hall, you will also see one of the most famous painting in Peru that captures the meeting of the penultimate Viceroy Pezuela with Don José de San Martin in 1820 to discuss the emancipation of Peru.

Tour Ending Place

This private tour ends at the National Museum of Archeology. We can also finish this tour at the Plaza Mayor of Lima or at your hotel under exclusive request.

PHOTOS

Museo del Oro

Museo del Oro

Museo del Oro

Museo del Oro

Máscara funeraria y "Tumi"

Máscara funeraria y “Tumi”

Museo de Arqueología

Museo de Arqueología

Museo del Oro

Museo del Oro

Reunión del Virrey Pezuela con San Martín

Reunión del Virrey Pezuela con San Martín

Museo de Arqueología

Museo de Arqueología

Museo de Arqueología

Museo de Arqueología

Museo de Arqueología

Museo de Arqueología

Museo de Arqueología

Museo de Arqueología

PRICE

✅ With Pick-up: (We pick you up from your hotel with a private vehicle and tour guide; however, you return to your hotel on your own) — Applies only for hotels located at Miraflores, Barranco, San Isidro, La Victoria, and Lima

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

✅ With Pick-up and Drop-off: (We both pick you up from your hotel and drop you off at your hotel with a private vehicle and tour guide) — Applies only for hotels located at Miraflores, Barranco, San Isidro, La Victoria, and Lima

  • 80 USD per person based on 2 people
  • 70 USD per person based on 3 people
  • 55 USD per person based on 4 people
  • 45 USD per person based on 5 people
  • If your group is bigger, contact us pls!

SCHEDULES

✅ Private tour: Everyday.

  • Upon request, we suggest starting the tour at 10:00 or 13:00.

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