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4 Museums you must visit in Barranco

Barranco is characterized as a multicultural and bohemian district. Among its main attractions, it has beautiful museums open to the public to learn a little more about our history. Take note of these 4 museums that you can visit in the district of Barranco:

Museum Pedro de Osma

This beautiful mansion, designed by the architect Santiago Basurco, was built between 1900 and 1906 by Pedro de Osma and Pardo and Angélica Gildemeister. This house has 9 exhibition rooms and a select collection of colonial art from the 16th to the 20th century, paintings from the Cusco school, silverware and sculptures.
Location: Av. Pedro de Osma No. 421
Hours of Operation: Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Rate: General Admission: S /. 20.00 Students and retirees: S /. 10.00

Museum of Electricity

You will be able to know 6 interesting areas, among them the Patio de Esculturas, where the machines that are used to generate, transmit and distribute electricity are exhibited. Emergence of urban trams, the history of public lighting and electricity and the birth of Electric companies in 1906.
Location: Av. Pedro de Osma 105
Hours of operation: Monday to Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rate: The visit is free, you can request a guide by appointment.

Museum of Contemporary Art – MAC Lima

Enjoy a permanent collection of works of modern and contemporary art from 1950 onwards. The museum also has temporary exhibition rooms.
Location: Av. Pedro de Osma 105
Hours of operation: Monday to Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rate: General S / 10.00 Students S / 6.00 Children and adults over 65: S / 4.00
Barranquinos enter for free on Sundays

Museum Mario Testino – MATE

This is the only museum in the world destined to permanently exhibit the works of renowned photographer Mario Testino. After living 35 years abroad, the artist wanted to preserve and preserve his photographic work in Lima (his hometown), to contribute to the cultural heritage of Peru.
Location: Av. Pedro de Osma 409
Hours of operation: From Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Rate: General S / 10.00 Students S / 5.00 Over 65 S / 7.00 Children under 12 years free.

Nothing like walking through Barranco enjoying the history and culture that make up the district. Interested in living in Barranco? Visit our sales room to receive more information about The Modern project: West El Av., Corner Cl. Las Mimosas, Barranco. We will wait for you!
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19 de May 2022 - 11:28