Gold Museum of Peru and Weapons of the World

Gold Museum of Peru and Weapons of the World

Information about Gold Museum of Peru and Weapons of the World

Direccion: Jr Alonso de Molina 1100 - See on the Map
Phone: +51 1 3451292
Web: www.museoroperu.com.pe

The Gold Museum of Peru and Weapons of the World is an archaeological and military museum located in the District of Santiago de Surco, in Lima.
It was founded by Miguel Mujica Gallo and began with his private collection to prevent the pieces of history from leaving the country.

In the rooms dedicated to the Gold of Peru the work is shown along several centuries of history, mainly pre-Inca gold.
There are ornaments of all cultures such as nosepieces pierced and embossed, with filigree games, with figures of birds, men or monkeys, cloaks, bracelets, earmuffs and Vicus hair removers, lizards, weasels, felines, bags of coca, earrings and cold belts, funerary masks among others.

In the rooms dedicated to Weapons of the World, these pieces were collected by Miguel Mujica in his trips abroad, the oldest is the thirteenth century a.c.
The collection has more than a thousand weapons of all time and regions, which makes it one of the most prominent museums in this category.

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