Museums Peru

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Museo Nacional de Arqueología Antropología e Historia del Perú
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 state 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, the Tello Obelisk and an impressive scale model of Machu Picchu.

Brüning Museum
The Brüning Museum , also known as Museo Regional Arqueológico Enrique Bruning de Lambayeque was inaugurated in 1924 and it is located in two blocks of the principal park in Lambayeque, Peru. It was born as the fruit of the work of 48-year-old researcher of the Peruanista Enrique Bruning.

Mariano Eduardo de Rivero y Ustariz
Mariano Eduardo de Rivero y Ustariz (October 22, 1798] – November 6, 1857) was a prominent Peruvian scientific, geologist, mineralogist, chemist, archeologist, politician and diplomat. His publications about his discovery of [Humboldtine] (an iron-oxalate), demonstrating the existence of organic-minerals, about deposits of copper and sodium nitrate (saltpeter) near Tarapacá in the Atacama desert (today Chile), about bird-guano and coal in Peru and their possibilities of industrialization as well were forward-looking and made him a pioneer of mining education in South America and the most notable Peruvian scientist of the 19th century.

The Yavari is a ship commissioned (along with the Yapura) by the Peruvian government in 1861 for use on Lake Titicaca and built by Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Co. Ltd in London. It is named after the Yavari Rivers located in the Loreto Region of Peru, bordering the Amazonas State (Brazil).

Museum of the Nation
The Museum of the Nation (Museo de la Nación) is one of two major museums of Peruvian history in Lima, Peru. The other, larger, and more famous museum in Lima is the Peruvian National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology, and History. The Museum of the Nation houses thousands of authentic artifacts spanning the entire span of human occupation in Peru, including an impressive collection of Moche, Nazca, and Wari ceramics.

Larco Museum
The Larco Museum (Museo Larco) is located in the Pueblo Libre District in Lima, Peru. The museum is housed in an 18th century vice-royal mansion built over a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid. It showcases chronological galleries that provide a thorough overview of 4,000 years of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. It boasts one of the world's largest collections of pre-Columbian art including Moche, Nazca, Chimú, and Inca pieces. It was one of the first museums in the world to put its entire 45,000 piece collection in an electronic catalog.

Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum (Museo de Historia Natural) in Lima, is Peru's most important museum of natural history. It was established in 1918 and belongs to the National University of San Marcos.

Pre-Columbian Art Museum
The Pre-Columbian Art Museum (Museo de Arte Precolombino),or MAP, is located in the Plaza Nazarenas in the San Blas region of Cusco, Peru. The Museum presents an archaeological collection from every region of Ancient Peru from an artistic point of view. The Museum displays 450 exquisite objects from its home museum in Lima, the Larco Museum, known worldwide for their pre-Columbian artifacts.