Top 10 Art Galleries and Museums in Lima

Top 10 Art Galleries and Museums in Lima, Lima, Peru (B)

After sitting in cafés, visiting art galleries and museums is probably our second favourite activity while in large cities. So after visiting many during our time in Lima, we decided to put together a list of our top five art galleries and top five museums so you don’t have to suffer through the ones that really aren’t worth it (and there are a few).

Set in a colonial building that has been nicely restored and well repurposed to be the small gallery that it is now. Exhibits take up only a couple of rooms, and there is no shop, but a cute café is attached. Worth a visit if you’re already in the area (it’s near Barranco’s sea front).

If you happen to be strolling through the downtown’s pedestrianised streets, a quick stop at this gallery in a nice colonial building is worth the ten minutes it’ll take you. Exhibitions change more or less on a monthly basis and feature new works of art by up and coming Peruvian artists.

This cool gallery boasts a nice garden with a water feature and friendly and helpful staff. It’s also obviously a working gallery: you’ll probably see people sorting and categorising works in the store rooms, and in some of the rooms it can be hard to tell if the display is still being set up or not, which I think adds to the charm. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top 10 Art Galleries and Museums in Lima
Guide Location: Peru » Lima
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sam Wood
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Lucía de la Puente
  • Centro Cultural Inca Garcilaso
  • Enlance Arte Contemporáneo
  • Museo de Arte Contemporaneo
  • Museo de Arte de Lima
  • Museo de la Electricidad
  • Museo Metropolitano de Lima
  • Museo de la Nación
  • Museo Banco Central de Resvera del Perú
  • Museo Larco

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