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Museums And Heritage

Museo de Arte Virreinal de Santa Teresa was founded in 1710, and since then it has remained alive, housing a community of contemplative nuns. In its more than 300 years of existence.

The Casa Museo Mario Vargas Llosa , which shows the life of the writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature 2010 , received about 60 visitors on the first day of his reopening.

Contemporary Art Museum It was founded in 1995 from the patronage of the Mayor and the donation of 100 works by local artists by collector Dr. Luis Rivera Dávalos. It currently has more than 280 works owned by renowned local artists and abroad.

Casa del Moral– An eighteenth century house, constituting one of the oldest and most important architectural monuments from the Arequipa Baroque period. The house owes its name to an ancient blackberry tree that grows in its main patio

Naval Site Museum– Ex Bap Abtao Submarine , In the 1950s, the 4 “R” class submarines had served 25 years of service to the nation and the government ordered its replacement by modern units of attack (hunter / matador) with the most modern.

The Real Felipe Fortress was built to defend the main Peruvian port and the city of Lima from pirates and corsairs during colonial times. The fortress was pivotal in the 1866 naval battle between a Spanish fleet sent to South America to “reclaim” its colonies and land batteries in the coast of Peru.

The Valencian Toy Museum (Museo Del Juguete) is a centre for the preservation, research and the dissemination of the toy making heritage. It’s an extraordinary place that takes you back into the past, and lets the toys speak of what childhood and the ways of understanding the world…

Archaeological Museum José Cassinelli– This museum bears the name of the collector who has dedicated more than sixty years of his life to collecting “Arte del Perú Antiguo”. It is what could be called a passionate collector, because it has achieved a whole range of objects of stone…

A museum of great importance is the Cassinelli Museum , a place to learn more about the history of ancient Peru thanks to the fact that it is an important collection that was made by José Luís Cassinelli, who was a person who dedicated himself to study the different cultures of the Ancient Peru.

The Larco Museum is a privately owned museum of pre-Columbian art, located in the Pueblo Libre District of Lima, Peru. The museum is housed in an 18th-century vice-royal building built over a 7th-century pre-Columbian pyramid. It showcases chronological galleries that…

Gold Museum of Peru and Weapons of the World In the sixties of the 20th century, Miguel Mujica Gallo used his private collection made throughout his life to create a foundation that bears his name and which manages the collection named after him, the “Gold Museum of Peru and Weapons of the World”.

The Museum of the Nation is one of two major museums of Peruvian history in Lima, Peru. It is much larger than the other main museum in Lima, the Peruvian National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology, and History.

Museo Santuarios Andinos– Museum showcasing the frozen mummy of “Juanita,” who was sacrificed in the Andes in 1500s. Address: La Merced, Arequipa, Peru

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