Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI, Lima

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Visit Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI for wide-ranging exhibits of Peruvian art, from ancient artifacts to contemporary photography. View priceless collections of Incan items, colonial era paintings, and modern artwork. Explore the thematically organized rooms and view representative art pieces from native cultures and famous Peruvian artists. Art aside, take a moment to admire the imposing Neo-Renaissance style building that houses the museum. Visit the gift shop for a charming souvenir. Plan to visit Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI during your Lima vacation using our convenient Lima online holiday planner .
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  • October 2, 2017
    I have spent close to the Museum hundreds of times and finally decided to visit him. There was an exhibition on Paracas on the first floor. It was really excellent. Then I timoe on the second floor where they present beautiful artworks. It is very attractive and worth visiting it. There is a beach parking nearby if you want to go by car.
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  • October 2, 2017
    Specially like the Nazca exhibition and the all the ancient history in general! Have many different parts in it, like clothes, spanish art, different sculptures- compared in time. Also it's very big s...  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    Excellent museum. Very full to see from the archaeology of different cultures of the region, silver room, textiles, religious art, modern art. We had to visit the temporary exhibition of Nazca: A show, as it is very comprehensive to understand all aspects of culture. Most notable is: has an app paes download from any system: Android and iPhone, where is some explanations about the most important pieces of the Museum in audio and video. You can take photographs. High speed wifi Internet and free. One of the larger tables on the death of Atahualpa.
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  • July 29, 2017
    It's awesome! You can discover the history of the Peruvian art in just one place.
  • July 28, 2017
    Great art museum. Cannot miss Nasca special temporary exhibition until October!
  • June 25, 2017
    The Nasca exhibit is the best ever done by MALI. It is thorough, well informed and didactic. Very well planned, takes advantage of current museographic techniques to shed light on the mysterious desert dwellers, Nasca and Paracas. Indispensable visit in Lima this year! The building itself is so beautiful, quintessentially limenian in spite of its French origen. Go, by all means and enjoy.
  • May 23, 2017
    Great collection. Take note! There is free admission every Thurs, 3pm onwards and first Fri of each month from 5-10pm.
  • May 6, 2017
    It's the best museum in terms of its range of collections. From the ancient right up-to the present including absurd avant-garde stuff. Excuse my manners, por favor! The ground floor has the modern offerings. The exhibit which struck me was the amazing collection of book covers of the books captured from the militant 'Shining Path' communist party leadership. The books covered an international range of nationalist and revolutionary leaders from all continents. It's staggers belief that such an intellectual grounding could lead to a steady deterioration from communist party politics, to terrorism and eventually to drug smuggling. The other one was of the Mexicans, Diego Rivera, Orozco and Sigueiros. Orozco's pen and ink captures the human condition in a way that I've never experienced. Go out of your way to check this out. Sorry no pics, I busy videoing it all.

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