Pre-Columbian Art Museum

Pre-Columbian Art Museum

Information about Pre-Columbian Art Museum

Direccion: Plazoleta Nazarenas 231, Cusco - See on the Map
Phone: +51 84 233210
Web: http://map.museolarco.org/museo.html

HOUSE CABRERA
The Larco Museum in Lima and BBVA Banco Continental remodeling Cabrera House to host the first and only Peruvian museum dedicated to highlight the art of the ancient cultures of Peru, the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art.
La Casa Cabrera is one of the most peaceful and welcoming places in the city of Cusco, the Plaza of the Nazarene, a block from the Plaza de Armas.
In this extraordinary historical monument history of urban architecture is synthesized in the imperial city, from Inca wall segments that still remain, even Republican balconies overlooking the inner courtyard.
He served as the seat of the convent of Santa Clara until the seventeenth century, the house was bought by Don Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera and Cerda, whose noble shield appears today in the stone doorway. In 1981 the Continental Bank acquired property and made a restoration work to bring it in value, recovering its architectural features. In 2002, the Continental Bank joins forces with the Larco Museum in Lima to open the doors of the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art - MAP in June 2003.

Larco COLLECTION
Works of Art Pre-Columbian Art Museum come from the Larco Museum in Lima. Founded in 1926 by the wise Peruvian archaeologist Rafael Larco Hoyle, the Larco Museum has an archaeological preferred conception.
It is located in a beautiful colonial mansion s. XVIII built on a pre-Columbian pyramid s. IX.
His pieces are famous icons of pre-Columbian art and have been exhibited in major museums around the world.
Through a modern museology shows the most important collection of ceramics, gold and jewels of the ancient cultures of Peru; meet their didactic rooms allow the 3,000 years of the archaeological splendor of our country, including the selection of unique and famous pieces of ancient Peru eroticism.

Hours
Monday to Sunday: 9:00 to 22:00 hrs.
(Every day including holidays)
General admission: S /. 20.00
Students: S /. 10.00

Address: Plaza de las Nazarenas 231 Cusco - PERU