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Museo Pedro de Osma

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Address: Av. Pedro de Osma 423, Lima, Peru
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+51 1 4670141
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This museum maintains an extensive private collection of colonial art...

This museum maintains an extensive private collection of colonial art featuring paintings, sculptures, silverware and furniture from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries.

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We originally had planned to see the MATE, but it was not open to the public so we went next door and found it interesting and the grounds are beautiful.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Morristown, New Jersey
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Morristown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We originally had planned to see the MATE, but it was not open to the public so we went next door and found it interesting and the grounds are beautiful.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the main house the collection of paintings was too gloomy for my liking. I loved the gardens. Out the back the silver collection was exquisit.

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Dingle Peninsula, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

the perfect example of the wealth and lifestyle in peru. the art collection is unparalleled anywhere.

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Granada, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Really beautiful arts, but they should sometimes add some more information about the paintings etc. :) it's recommendable to get a tour guide if you want more information. Nice building, interesting architecture!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Visited the Pedro de Osma museum in Barranco and found it to be most enjoyable. Set in a beautiful restored home, the collection shows off some really exquisite pieces of the Cusco style Spanish Colonial painting. It also houses other very interesting pieces well worth the visit, and the neighborhood is charming

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Though Lima is not the first destination art lovers dream about, if they do go there they should really visit this museum, mainly for the collections of paintings. Though located in a somewhat remote corner of greater Lima (Barranco area), it can easily and safely be reached by taxi as it is on one of the main roads in Barranco.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I thought this Museum was just O.K, nothing special, just looks like an Old House with Old Paintings on the Wall.

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colonial heights, virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Our tour was about an hour and a half, full of Inca and Spanish colonial History and culture. It was a good way for us to understand some the ancient Inca lore and the underlying resentment for Spain. Learned about the Peruvian Trinity, Condor, Puma, Snake, and Pacchi Mama. Fabulous setting on great grounds, don't miss the silver exhibit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

There was practically nobody in this museum when I visited, which is a shame as it has some gorgeous religious art and an interesting collection of silverware. The building itself is also stunning, worth visiting on its own really. The leaflet I was given was supplemented with an audio/written guide which the lady at the ticket office helped me download... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Beautiful building near the ocean in Barranco with very fine collection of colonial epoch art in Peru. Run by a private foundation it and the national art museum (MALI) have the best curated collections of Peruvian colonial art.

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