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Mate Museo Mario Testino, Lima
(4.2/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Mate Museo Mario Testino offers insight into the work and world of this famous fashion photographer. Now converted into a gallery, the art deco colonial style building displays the black-and-white portraits of Princess Diana that made Testino famous, next to photos of Peruvians wearing traditional costumes. See other portraits of Madonna, Kate Moss, and Giselle Bündchen, as well as the group photographs that the artist--surrounded with friends and family from his earliest childhood--remains particularly proud of. Apart from the permanent display featuring Testino's works, the museum often organizes contemporary exhibits of foreign artists. With our world travel planner, Lima attractions like Mate Museo Mario Testino can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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TripAdvisor
  • Small museum, nice, good lighting. It's located in a very well restored and cassarão packaged the new function.
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  • Visit it again and have opened another room. The Museum and also the place where, barranco is beautiful. I recommend also the shop of the Museum that has things very nice.
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  • I totally forgot the Mario Testino had a museum here so this Museum was a fun surprise. What made it even more was the area of town is absolutely charming, filled with arts and cafes. I could have spe...  more »
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  • A lovely exhibition. You can get a joint ticket withuseo Pedro De Osma that is good value, and there is some great photography here. The portraits of people in traditional dress, and the Diana pictures are a highlight
  • A nice photography museum in a great neighborhood with a temporary and permanent exhibit that reveals the extent of photographer Mario Testino's work.
  • Great museum about a wonderful photographer.
  • Testino's work is truly unique and captivating.
  • If you're a fan of photography, then this is definitely worth your time. Once inside you'll recognize many works all by this same artist, excellent work.