National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru
Peru • South America

From: Peru Travel Guide

See also: LimaNaval Museum


National Museum of the Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru, South America.
The museum has an enormous collection of artefacts gathered such ceramics, lithics, metals, textiles, jewelry, wooden objects, scale models and wrapped mummies and human skulls which are beautifully presented and preserved, providing great insight into Peru's rich and colorful history from civilizations such as the Wari, Chimu, Chavin, Nazca and Incas.

Two important pieces within the museum are the carved obelisks known as the Chavin Tello Obelisk and the Chavin Raimondi Stela which are amongst the most well known items within the museum. As well as the museums permanent exhibitions there are also temporary exhibitions, interesting films, conferences and workshops regularly held.

Attraction Location Guide
The museum is located in Lima approximately 4 kilometers from Miraflores.

 


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