Museo Rafael Larco Herrera



NileGuide Expert Says:

Biggest erotic Inca pottery display in the world

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Address:

Avenida Bolívar 1515
Lima 21 Lima, Peru

Phone:

+51 1 461 1312 , 461 1835

Neighborhood:

Pueblo Libre/Jesus Maria/Lince

Strenuousness:

No Sweat

NileGuide Expert tip:

You cannot miss it.

Description:

This museum houses impressive collections of ancient Peruvian pottery and metalurgy, including silver and gold objects; but probably its most famous collection is the "Sala Erótica" ("Erotic Hall") and its ancient pottery pieces depicting many sexual practices of Moche's civilization (however minors are not allowed here). The museum has also a nice cafeteria, "Cafe del Museo", a museum shop called "Galeria del Museo", a H. Stern jewellery shop (with pieces inspired in ancient Peruvian cultures) and a alpaca garments shop, "Alpaca 111". General Admission: S/. 30 (Students and under-15 years old, S/. 15). Open Hours: Mon-Sun, 9am-6pm (including holidays).




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