Museo de Minerales Andres del Castillo, Lima

(4.7/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Browse a collection of micro minerals and crystallized pieces at Museo de Minerales Andres del Castillo, which also houses Chancay ceramics and textiles dated to before 1532. Although ostensibly dedicated to the mining history of Peru, the museum's collection of clothing and ceramics make it of interest to anyone looking for a broader view of the country's history, before and after the arrival of European settlers. The museum is very elegantly organized and housed in a restored historic house. To visit Museo de Minerales Andres del Castillo and other attractions in Lima, use our Lima tour planner.
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  • Woaw! I love this place ♡♡♡♡♡ Very intense and with a lot of suspense ! I think its the place to be♡ God save "museo de los minerales"  more »
  • It hosts the largest of the Peru mineral collection and also has an archeological section with original pieces from the Chancay culture.
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  • Very well cared and ordered the display showcases. Even you can appreciate something of paint in a room special. Staff attentive and always ready to help.
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  • Love this museum! Would recommend to anyone!
  • Impressed so much! Special thanks to the people who work at the museum. Incredibly attentive, kind and open people.
  • An excellent place to see if they're interested in science and the environment, many minerals, ideal for children and young people.
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  • It is an excellent collection of minerals from all over Peru. Also the architecture of the Museum is colonial and very nice. It has a good restaurant inside.
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  • Had a super. It is a very interesting place
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