“To gather the rich and diverse cultures of the nation through a great research institute” was the motto when, on March 14, 1888, it was decided to found the National Museum. The Museum of the Nation is one of the largest archaeological museums in Lima.
It is located in the district of San Borja, appropriately, shares its construction with the Ministry of Culture. The museum has a rich history of closures, renovations and reopenings.
Because it is not easy to finance such an institution and do justice to all functions: collection and exhibition, exploration and restoration. Since the museum reopened its doors, it has become a popular destination for visitors to Lima. Come and discover for yourself the treasures that the cultures of Peru have produced for millennia.