In Lima are the two most important museums in this part of America , and they show the artifacts and collections of pre-Columbian art of Peru and the New World
Single seventeenth century colonial residence built on a VIII century pyramid . This fabulous museum includes the exquisite Collection "Gold and Silver of Ancient Peru " and the Erotic Art Salon . His pieces are well known for being exhibited in the best museums in the world , being one of the few museums in the world , opening their treasure vault , which features more than 45,000 archaeological classified by renowned specialists and scholars. The Larco Museum is the largest private collection of dazzling pre-Columbian Peruvian art in the world.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY AND HISTORY OF PERU
Presented in a Colonial mansion , former home of Viceroys and Libertadores , is considered the quintessential museum Peru . Here are preserved the famous stone monuments from the formative period 1000 BC the " Estela Raimondi " and " Tello Obelisk " . Features the largest textile collection , with fabrics ranging from the Pre - Ceramic period through the Inca . It also shows an important collection of ancient Peru metals . Famous its new room " Tawantinsuyo " that presents a summary of the 100 years of the Inca , illustrated with models and virtual recreations.