Let's celebrate the International Museum Day

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Today we commemorate the International Museum Day and to celebrate it, the Ministry of Culture has scheduled more than 150 free activities nationwide for the entire month of May.

Painting competitions, night tours, exhibitions, screening of documentaries, plays, conversations, dances, among other activities will take place throughout the day in museums and cultural centers.

Take note of these must-sees places around Lima:


Casa Museo Marina Núñez del Prado
(Calle Antero Aspillaga 300, San Isidro)


Today (May 18) the workshop "Los Rincones de Marina" is held for children and guided tours are scheduled at night. From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free entrance.

The regular tour starts at 6 p.m and is free . Contact number: 513-9000



Museo de Sitio Bodega y Quadra
(Jr. Áncash 213, Cercado de Lima)

Enjoy a free night tour in one of the must-see museums of the Historic Center of Lima. You'll delight the objects of daily use that date from the foundation of Lima until the republican time and ceramic pieces of the cultures Lima, Inca and Chancay. Tours start from 6 p.m



Museo de Arte de Lima 
(Av. Paseo Colón 125, Centro de Lima)

From May 18 to 21, attendees will be able to request for free the 'MALI Route', a self-guided map that will allow them to explore the permanent exhibition and learn details of the masterpieces of the museum's collection. From 10:30 a.m.

On Sunday, May 21, visitors with free guided tours, will see the permanent and temporary exhibitions Orozco, Rivera and Siqueiros,  Como en la pintura, and MALI in situ. Grandstand. by Ishmael Randall Weeks. This will be taking place between 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.




The Night of the Museums in Miraflores

The City Hall of Miraflores has scheduled a nocturnal visit to the most emblematic museums of the district, such as the Ricardo Palma House Museum, LUM - Place of Memory, Tolerance and Social Inclusion and the Huaca Pucllana. The cost per person for this tour is S / 3 and starts at 6 p.m in The City Hall of Miraflores on May 26.

To be part of the tour you must register at turismo@miraflores.gob.pe or call: 617-7259




Museo de la Nación
(Av. Javier Prado Este 2465, San Borja)

Inauguration of the sample of Andean Religiosity. There will also be educational, artistic and talk activities. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free entry.



Museo Pedro de Osma
(Av. Pedro de Osma 421, Barranco)

Don't miss the guided visit by  to the permanent viceregal exhibition in the four rooms of this museum. Schedule: 10:30 a.m. till 4:45 p.m. Free entry.

"El Director Guía" guided tour for the new "Arte del Sur Andino" room by Pedro Pablo Alayza (Museum Director) at 5 p.m. Limited space for the first 15 people to arrive.



MATE = Museo Mario Testino
(Av. Pedro de Osma 409, Barranco)

Introductory explanation about the Permanent Collection of the Museum.  Participation of visitors exchanging comments at the end of the tour. 
Projection of the photographs to the visitors. Activities start from 5 p.m. till 10 p.m.



Written by GringoPeru
Credits to: Newspaper El Comercio, Peru21 and Correo.

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