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Sign up for the tour of the Gold Museum and the Archaeology Museum of Lima. You will visit two of the best historical museums in the Peruvian capital.

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HIGHLIGHTS

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.

PRICE

The prices shown in the table are:

  • Per person in US dollars ($).
  • Pple. = people.
Pple.Private guided tour
1$160
2$80
3$60
4$45
5$35
If your group is larger than 5 people, just let us know!

DETAILS

Tour Type: 100% private excursion.

Schedule:

  • Every da:
    • 09:00 to 14:00.
    • 13:00 to 18:00.

Language:

  • Spanish, English.
  • Other languages:
    • Available on request.
    • Prices will change.

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

Included:

  • Pick up from your hotel.
  • Guide.
  • Driver.
  • Tourist vehicle.
  • Personalized service.
  • Drop off at your hotel.

Not included:

  • Tickets:
    • Gold Museum: 33 soles pp.
    • Museum of Archeology: 10 soles pp.
  • Tips (optional).

What to bring?

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

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NOTES

Pick-ups and timings

  • Pick-ups are sharp on time.
  • Pick-ups apply only for hotels located in Miraflores, Barranco, San Isidro, La Victoria and Lima; for other districts an additional cost will apply.
  • We’ll arrange all pick-ups and meeting points 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

  • 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).

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.

CANCELLATIONS

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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