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Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI

Paseo Colon 125 | Parque de la Exposicion, Lima, Peru
+51 1 2040000
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The Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI holds the most representative art collection in Peru, tracing 3,000 years of history from the earliest Andean civilizations until modern times. Known as the Palacio de la Exposición, the building that is now home to the museum is located at the entrance to the Lima's historic center and is one of the earliest and most important works built using the new technique of cast-iron construction. On the second floor you will find 34 recently renewed galleries with a selection of the most important works of our collection. MALI has an active program of temporary exhibitions throughout the year which covers the highlights of local and international art. The temporary exhibition galleries, as well as the Café MALI, store, auditorium, library and education area, are located on the first floor. ***Free admission every Thursday from 3:00 P.M.***
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Paseo Colon 125 | Parque de la Exposicion, Lima, Peru
+51 1 2040000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The MALI has a very nice collection of NASCA & other pre-Spanish artifacts. They have a nasca exhibiit right now. The pottery & clothing artifacts are extremely well preserved & very interesting. It also has a variety of Peruvian art & artifacts. I went with...More

Thank Shawn7295
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide took us here to explain some of the features of pre-Columbian and Inca culture. We were very impressed by the pottery, seeing how the different cultures, including the Incas, learnt from one another in producing artefacts. Our guide then interpreted for us the...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in post-Colombian Peruvian art and pre-Colombian artifacts this museum will be for you. Their pre-Colombian collection has some amazing pieces. However it lacks the depth of the Larco Museum's collection. It will be of less interest to the general art museum...More

Thank peter t
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Top quality Peruvian paintings sculpture and designs, especially pre colonial, although with some tedious Christian sections that remind us of the problems and imposition the conquistadors created. I especially liked the death scene for an indigenous chief as he lay before a Spanish religious contingent...More

Thank saltyone2015
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Located smack in the center of Old Lima, it's inside a nice park where young people hang out. Collections are cool. People watchin even better!

Thank babygartersnake
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Superb museum which was renovated a few years ago. The place mixes modern art and classical peruvian art. The place is quiet and really cosy.

1  Thank MBRAG
Reviewed 9 May 2017

So this museum is in the middle of a park. We were told not to wander too much on our own, but truthfully, I never felt unsafe. They had a great exhibit on artists of the revolution. The gift shop and cafe were ok. Service...More

1  Thank ssbelltx
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It's the best museum in terms of its range of collections. From the ancient right up-to the present including absurd avant-garde stuff. Excuse my manners, por favor! The ground floor has the modern offerings. The exhibit which struck me was the amazing collection of book...More

1  Thank riz_haider
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Probably one of the best meseum in Peru , the art on display is changes frequently , however the meseum displays the work with link to the app. The permanent display on Peruvian artist is excellent

1  Thank Jay R
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Natalia Majluf has made of this museum a great highlight for anyone interested in art. A must for art lovers.

1  Thank constanzamdn
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Are there English spk guides available? Cost? Or do we need to go with our own guide?
27 December 2016|
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Response from Susy S | Property representative |
Tour Guides are available from Tuesday to Saturday. You can also download the "MALI App", a free video and audio guides application for iOS or Android. Free Wi-Fi is available inside the museum.
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How much does an adult ticket cost to enter the museum? Does a ticket include all exhibits or are some exhibits an extra cost?
1 September 2015|
Response from _blodwynlanders13 |
It is 30 Peruvian Soles for non Peruvians.. It does not cover the temporary exhibit. Every Thusday from 3pm entrance is free