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Address: Av. Alonso de Molina 1100, Lima, Peru
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+51 1 3451292

This private collection, assembled by Miguel Mujica Gallo, contains a wide...

This private collection, assembled by Miguel Mujica Gallo, contains a wide assortment of pre-Columbian gold handicraft, weapons, ceremonial objects, jewelry and gold from both the Incas and pre-Inca civilizations.

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Mujica Gallo's Private Gold Collection and Weapons of the World Museum
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Absolutely a must see when in Lima. We combined it with a Miraview tour by open bus. The biggest collection of ancient gold artifacts in the world. This is not only a gold museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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Staten Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 all over the world. Although I have heard about scandals related to fake artifacts I... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great weapons collection, as well as lots of pre spanish artifacts and jewels. Even mummies! My kids loved it.

Thank Marcosuru
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely a must see when in Lima. We combined it with a Miraview tour by open bus. The biggest collection of ancient gold artifacts in the world. This is not only a gold museum but also ancient weapons from all over the world can be seen.

Thank rjnspierings
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed this museum very much. Thee levels for viewing. Entrance level is begins with medieval armor and weaponry and continues toward the 20th Century. Lower level is for the gold and silver ... actually a giant vault. Fabulous collection. The upper floor has many displays of burial cloths collection from Ica mummies, etc.

Thank Richard T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

in our opinnion is the best museum you can find nearby the lima area and is highly recommendable to go there.

Thank Hotaru S
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do not know why this museum is so far out of the way, but it certainly is worth visiting. The collection of gold is astounding, but the collection of weapons, uniforms, etc. from all over the world is amazing.

Thank Brion B
Salt lake city
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the 'have to do' items that was recommended for us in our one day in Lima. It was OK for a couple of hours, but not too much more. The gold collection was interesting and the mummies were neat to see. The weapons collection was much larger than expected.

Thank Aaronwoo
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a long way off from the most of tourist's attractions, but it was worthy of the visit. There were lots of artifacts and history in that basement. The bonus was the artifacts on the first floor from weapons: swords and horse riding equipments.

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

you need a lot of time to appreciate so many objects and at the same time it is a shame that it is not the gouverment to have a real museum

Thank Jose F
West Wyalong, Australia
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This could hardly be called a museum, as most of the artifacts are without contextual information. Thus it should be more correctly called a collection. When I read that most of the gold artifacts were proven to have been fabricated in the past 50 years, I was not surprised. It is a great place to go to see examples of... More 

Thank Ron C

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