MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima

MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima

MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima
4.5
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
About
The MALI’s permanent collection preserves more than 18,000 pieces –among textiles, ceramics, metal work, photography, drawings and paintings– that witness to more than 3,000 years of art history in Peru. The museum exhibits the artworks in the permanent galleries in a sequential way divided in four sections: pre-Columbian, Colonial, Republican and Modern art. It also has galleries for temporary exhibitions of national and international artists. MALI is located in the heart of downtown Lima and provides the opportunity for a first approach to Peru, through its great master pieces.
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  • verocrucesizzo
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    palace and art
    the displays are so good. its not expensive and the art is a very fine example or peruvian art across time. if u are interested in art you should go. even the building is impressive and the arquitecture around is very nice. french style
    Thank you for your visit!
    Written 13 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 12 July 2023
  • dercsenyigyorgy
    Solymar, Hungary18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent museum about art in Peru
    Even if you saw Larco, don't miss MALI! Great pre-Columbian art but also excellent artifacts from the new and modern ages. Very interesting, to-the-point descriptions set the context in each room. The building and the surrunding park are also beautiful!
    Hi! Thank you so much for leaving such a great review. It makes all of our team here at the museum, extremely happy. Come back and visit us in another opportunity!
    Written 31 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 8 September 2023
  • Juan J G
    Miami, Florida174 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very nice experience to learn more about the Peruvian history
    Centrally located museum that offers the entire history of Peru from civilizations pre-colombinas through current dates. The entire visit will last not more than 3 hours. you can find a small store and a restaurant inside the building.
    Thank you so much for your visit and for leaving a review! Visit us soon!
    Written 3 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 November 2023
  • Nonny
    York, United Kingdom16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Also has a great cafe with a good veggie & vegan selection.
    Well worth the visit. Closed Mondays. Beautiful building in a lovely park housing a great collection of work from pre-Colombian to Modern period. The cafe is fabulous & has a great selection of Vegetarian & Vegan food. Get there before 3pm to enjoy their special offers! 😉
    Thanks so much for your visit and for leaving such a nice review! Come back soon!
    Written 13 February 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 10 February 2024
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Nonny
York, UK16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Well worth the visit. Closed Mondays. Beautiful building in a lovely park housing a great collection of work from pre-Colombian to Modern period. The cafe is fabulous & has a great selection of Vegetarian & Vegan food. Get there before 3pm to enjoy their special offers! 😉
Written 10 February 2024
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Thanks so much for your visit and for leaving such a nice review! Come back soon!
Written 13 February 2024
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Juan J G
Miami, FL174 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Centrally located museum that offers the entire history of Peru from civilizations pre-colombinas through current dates. The entire visit will last not more than 3 hours. you can find a small store and a restaurant inside the building.
Written 26 November 2023
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Thank you so much for your visit and for leaving a review! Visit us soon!
Written 3 January 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

cholitagirl
Sunny Isles Beach, FL3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent experience! Worth the time to hear what the very knowledgeable curator had to say about some of the paintings. You gain a different prospective after hearing the story behind the paintings. I highly recommend it. You also get a little lesson in Peruvian history.
Written 13 November 2023
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Thank you very much for your visit and for leaving such a nice review, we really appreciate it! We hope to see you again soon. All the best!
Written 14 November 2023
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dercsenyigyorgy
Solymar, Hungary18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Even if you saw Larco, don't miss MALI! Great pre-Columbian art but also excellent artifacts from the new and modern ages. Very interesting, to-the-point descriptions set the context in each room. The building and the surrunding park are also beautiful!
Written 8 September 2023
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Hi! Thank you so much for leaving such a great review. It makes all of our team here at the museum, extremely happy. Come back and visit us in another opportunity!
Written 31 October 2023
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Josee M
North Bay, Canada5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
The permanent collection spans from pre-Inca art, to modern art.
In the Pre-Inca section, the information and works were very very interesting and well presented. I learned a lot about those civilisations, and the reasons why their art was like it was. Although I visited archeological sites elsewhere in Peru, this was the experience that thought me the most about those civilisations.
The paintings of the first half of XXeth Century were also very interesting. There was a revolution in the arts in Peru, similar in some ways, to what was going on in Europe. Many paintings are delightful.
I am usually not a big fan of religious paintings, but here, it was very interesting. The collection shows and explains, that the Catholic Religion in Peru had representations, in paintings, that were quite different from what was going on in Europe and North America. I had good surprises. It is really worth visiting, only if only for the sake of Art and Religious history.
I will visit again on next visit to LIma.
Written 26 August 2023
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Thank you very much for your review and for your visit! We are glad to know that you will be coming back again. See you soon!
Written 31 October 2023
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inna
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
It was a wonderful private tour with a tour guide Ana. Great collection, and well organized. Ana was very knowledgeable and professional
Written 26 July 2023
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Thanks so much for your visit!
Written 31 July 2023
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Simon G
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Went on a tour with a small group in the museum. My Spanish isn’t great but my guide Ana helped make the tour comprehensible even though it was mostly in Spanish. A good primer on Peruvian art history.
Written 21 July 2023
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¡Hi Simon! Thanks for your visit and for leaving a review! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Lima and Peru.
Written 26 July 2023
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verocrucesizzo
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
the displays are so good. its not expensive and the art is a very fine example or peruvian art across time. if u are interested in art you should go. even the building is impressive and the arquitecture around is very nice. french style
Written 12 July 2023
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Thank you for your visit!
Written 13 July 2023
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Andreas L
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
One of the best museums in Lima and Ana is definitely one one of the best guides we have have had. The first precolombian section of the museum was well described and displayed, and full of surprises with pottery and textiles from every culture from Caral to Inka. The following history showed various curious artifacts.
Written 6 June 2023
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Hi Andrea, thanks so much for visiting us and for your great review! We will pass on your comments to Ana. Come back and visit us soon!
Written 14 June 2023
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Gabby T
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Solo
Ana was amazing, answered all of my questions and gave such detailed information about all of the artwork and sculptures! She is very passionate and excited about her work. Highly recommend
Written 25 May 2023
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¡Thanks so much for your visit and for leaving a review! Come back soon :)
Written 26 May 2023
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MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima admission prices can vary. Entrance tickets currently cost ₹ 912.11, while a popular guided tour starts around ₹ 746.27 per person.

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