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Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia Peru

The Museo Nacional de Arqueología Antropología e Historia del Perú (English: National Museum of the Archaeology, Anthropology, and History of Peru) is the largest and oldest museum in Peru, located on Plaza Bolívar in the Pueblo Libre district of Lima. The museum houses more than 100,000 artifacts spanning the entire history of human occupation in what is now Peru. Highlights include the Raimondi Stela and the Tello Obelisk from Chavín de Huantar, and an impressive scale model of the Inca citadel, Machu Picchu.

See also

Museums in Lima

External links

  • (Spanish) National Museum website

Coordinates: 12°4′38″S 77°03′43″W / 12.07722°S 77.06194°W / -12.07722; -77.06194


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