This museum is a must see. It has a great collection of pre-Inca and Inca pieces. Nice for a half day visit
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Highly, highly recommended visit. Taxi ride needed to Santiago de Surco, but the Museum was absolutely full of amazing gold and silver Peruvian objects from doors to masks to everything. It must be the whole of the gold the Spanish didn't melt down and send...More
Spent a long morning at this museum and probably only was able to take in about half of the attraction. There are thousands of gold and military artifacts in this museum. All are well preserved. Some of the displays are a bit overwhelming because of...More
Really quite interesting--actually it's the "Museo de Oro y Armas" (gold and weapons)-and there are more weapons than gold. The gold (pre-Colombian origin) is fairly well categorized, but the weapons (lots and lots of weapons!) are not. If you are into weapons, this is the...More
I found the objects displayed in this museum interesting probably because I had a guide who could identify what every object was used for and could explain Inca and pre-Incan histories that went with the objects. If you chose to visit, bring a guide.
This private museum is the life work of a single person who was a weapon collector at first then became interested in the ancient history of Peru through an initial amazing gold piece that was presented to him and he decided to buy it. The...More
The Museo Oro del Peru is a private collection that is not particularly well displayed. It's very out of the way and the descriptions are pretty minimalist; half of the museum is a weaponry museum to boot. Save your time and money and go to...More
Amazing pieces of silver, gold and other metals as diverse handcrafts, ornaments and weapons. This great collection covers different historical periods from pre-hispanic to the modern times.
Miguel Mujica Gallo was a distinguished gentleman and a businessman linked to various economic activities in Peru. He was regarded as an internationally renowned collector: a cultured man, passionate about the great historical and artistic tradition of Peru and also ancient weapons and firearms of...More
A golden vault in a basement filled with fantastic Incas golden masterpieces. Only several hallways available but some highlights of the collection worth the visit. A huge collection of military memorabilia on a main floors includes personal weapons belonged to many celebrities, kings, dictators from...More