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Lima Art Museum (Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI) Tours

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Lima Art Museum (Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI)
The Lima Art Museum (Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI) features works from more than 3,000 years of Peruvian history, spanning from pre-Columbian societies through today—including art from the Moche, Chimu, Nazca, Inca, and pre-Columbian cultures. Paintings, ceramics, textiles, silverwork, and more are on display, with 17,000 pieces in the collection.

The Basics
Prebooking tickets to the Lima Art Museum allows you to skip any lines and have more time to spend with the art. The museum showcases the serpentine history of Peru through its many different periods, as told through paintings, ceramics, textiles, silverwork, and drawings. Audio tours, weekend art workshops, and Spanish-only Sunday guided tours are included with admission.

Some ticket packages to see Lima Art Museum may include entrance to other museums, such as the Central Bank Museum. Private art-focused tours may include a stop at the museum as well.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • A visit to Lima Art Museum is suitable for solo travelers, couples, families, and art lovers of all ages. 
  • No flash photography is allowed in the museum. 
  • Visitor facilities include a cafe, free Wi-Fi, and elevator access for travelers with limited mobility. 
  • Many displays are in both English and Spanish.
  • While no large bags are allowed in the museum, they can be checked free of charge.
  • The museum is free Thursday from 3pm and 7pm and the first Friday of each month between 5pm and 10pm.

How to Get There
The Lima Art Museum is at the Parque de la Exposición on Paseo Colon in downtown Lima. The following bus lines pass near the museum:  1701, 301, 4505, and EX1. Expect about a 30-minute trip from Barranco or Miraflores.

When to Get There
The Lima Art Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10am- 7pm and until 5pm on Saturday. For warmer, sunnier days, visit Lima from December to April. Temperatures are moderate throughout the year, with little rainfall. During the cooler months of May through November, expect a thick, misty sea fog rolling through.  

Take Your Time
Art lovers may want to spend a whole day absorbing this massive museum. Holding the world’s most important collection of Peruvian art, the Lima Art Museum has 17,000 pieces spanning over three millennia. A more cursory walk-throughs takes a couple of hours, but you won’t get a full taste of the museum’s offerings.
Address: Paseo Colon 125, Lima 15046, Peru
Admission: Varies
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Skip the Line - Admission Ticket

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For lovers of art, no visit to Peru’s capital is complete without seeing Lima Art Museum (Museo de Arte de Lima MALI). Guarantee your entry to the world-class gallery — which represents more than 3,000 years of history — by booking your ticket in advance. Among the 17,000 works the museum contains, you’ll see Pre-Colombian and colonial art, silverware, and textiles.
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MALI VoicePrivate Sightseeing Tours

MALI Voice

MALI Voice is a tour aroud MALI Collections where you will find 3,000 years of art history of Peru, alongside with one of our guides. Besides, you will be able to visit the temporary exhibitions included in your admission ticket.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour
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Private Half-Day Lima Art and Numismatic TourHalf-day Tours

Private Half-Day Lima Art and Numismatic Tour

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Delve into Lima’s museum culture on a private tour of the Lima Art Museum and the Central Bank Museum. Ideal for lovers of art and history, this tour showcases two of Lima’s top cultural institutions and includes convenient hotel pickup and drop-off. Browse artwork that encompasses Chimu, Nazca, Inca, and pre-Colombian cultures in the Lima Art Museum (MALI), and trace the history of Peru’s currency at the Central Bank Museum, all the while receiving undivided attention from your private guide.
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MALI Museum and Peruvian Paso Horses demo with Buffet DinnerHalf-day Tours

MALI Museum and Peruvian Paso Horses demo with Buffet Dinner

A self-guided tour of Lima museums and neighborhoods lets you visit must-see Lima attractions without the expense of hiring a guide. This tour includes entrance fees and transportation between the Park of the Exhibition, the Lima Art Museum, and the Barranco district, and leaves you free to explore whatever catches your interest in each location.
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MALI SoulPrivate Sightseeing Tours

MALI Soul

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A curator, one of our main specialists, will guide you through over 18,000 works exhibited in MALI Collections. Temporary exhibits are also included on your ticket.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Lima Art Museum (Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 4 Lima Art Museum (Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI) tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Lima Art Museum (Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI) costs USD 9.00. Guided Lima Art Museum (Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI) tours start around USD 9.00 per person. See all 4 Lima Art Museum (Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI) tickets and tours on Viator.
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