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    Museo Rafael Larco Herrera

    by El_Sueco Written Sep 15, 2002

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    Entry to the museum building

    This museum contains 45000 findings of ceramics. They are placed side by side sorted by their type, and the great number of ceramics give an impressing view. It is only time that will limit your possibilities to study the ceramics.
    If you got the time after the Antropological Museum - which also is located in Pueblo Libre - you must sneak in here!
    In the bottom floor there is a famous collecion of erotic ceramics ("Huacos Eróticos")

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    • Archeology

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    Archaeological Museum

    by CubsIn4 Written Aug 26, 2002

    The museum highlights the important periods of Peruvian history, from the first known tribes to independence from Spain in the 19th century. It's a good introduction to the history of the country and houses some fine artifacts from thousands of years ago. It's a fascinating place to spend the afternoon.

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    Cultural and recreational...

    by viajeromaga Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Cultural and recreational opportunities are varied in the metropolitan area. The municipal theater hosts theater, symphony, opera, and ballet performances. Lima is home to a wide range of museums, many focusing on Peru's indigenous heritage. These include the National Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology, the Gold Museum of Peru, the Museum of the Central Reserve Bank, and the Rafael Larco Herrera Museum, which specializes in pre-Hispanic ceramics. Art and history museums are also found in metropolitan Lima, including the National Museum of the Republic, the Museum of Peruvian Culture, and the Museum of the Inquisition, in the building where colonial Catholic officials questioned and tortured those suspected of heresy or witchcraft.

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    Museo de la inquisition

    by gonzo747 Written Jan 16, 2006

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    This museum used to be the place where the Spanish inquisition stayed from 1570-1820.
    You can walk around in the cellars where people were tortured and imprisoned.

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    Lima Art Museum

    by Jim_Eliason Written Aug 29, 2004

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    Lima Art Museum

    This Museum has a great collection of artifacts from the pre-columbian cultures of Peru and also a decent collection of colonial art

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    • Museum Visits
    • Archeology

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    Museo Nacional de Lima

    by 25yearold Written Feb 19, 2004

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    Everything about all Peru cultures... you will learn about the 4 "suyos" and what "Cusco" means, etc.
    You will also find this erotic potery :)

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    SALA DE TORTURAS, MUSEO DE LA INQUISICION

    by RORRO72 Updated Mar 29, 2003
    Sala de Torturas, Museo de la Inquisici��n

    Una visita a este museo da un recorrido por los pasos que seguían los procedimientos del Santo Oficio, en su persecución de herejías verdaderas o falsas.

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    CASA MIGUEL GRAU (MUSEO NAVAL)

    by RORRO72 Written Mar 25, 2003

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    Casa Miguel Grau (Museo Naval)

    Este inmueble fue construido a fines del siglo XVIII. Abierto como museo en 1973, en honor del Almirante don Miguel Grau, héroe de la Guerra del Pacífico, quien vivió en este lugar con su familia.

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    MUSEO DE ARTES Y TRADICIONES POPULARES

    by RORRO72 Written Mar 25, 2003
    En el Museo de Artes y Tradiciones Populares

    Lo alberga la Casa Riva Agüero, que data de fines del siglo XVIII. Ofrece una síntesis de las diversas expresiones artísticas del país.

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    Museo de Arte

    by richiecdisc Written Mar 9, 2003

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    Museo de Arte

    Lima's Art Museum has an impressive array of not only art but also pre-Colombian artifacts and period colonial furniture. The lovely building is well situated in the nicest of central Lima's parks.

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