Visit Mujica Gallo’s famous gold collection at the Gold of Peru Museum in the Surco district of Lima. Boasting thousands of unique gold artifacts in five separate rooms, the museum displays the use of gold in Peru throughout the ages. Also included is a visit to the Weapons of the World Museum, another museum founded by Miguel Mujica Gallo.
- All entrance fees included
- Family friendly
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Led by a local guide
The Gold of Peru Museum features over 8,000 pieces of precious metal artifacts, including gold, silver and brass pieces from pre-Inca and Inca cultures. Also on display is pottery and clothing used by the ancient people of Peru.
The various showcases display gold artifacts of various centuries in Peruvian history, with a heavy focus on pre-Inca times. Decorative items include ornaments cut with stone pendants, jewelry, masks and figures depicting animals such as monkeys, lizards and birds.
Next, you’ll visit the Weapons of the World Museum, one of the best of its kind. Also containing of five separate halls, this museum boasts over 20,000 artifacts including weapons from all over the world, equestrian equipment and uniforms. Weapons were a symbol of wealth and power and the museum contains swords, crossbows, revolvers, rifles and much more!