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Museo del Banco Central de Reserva / Central Bank Museum - Museum Lima - Peru

The Museo del Banco Central de Reserva (Central Reserve Bank Museum) has three sections: archaeology, numismatic (coins and money) and art. The archaeology section is located in the basement and has interesting pottery and impressive gold collections. The currency exhibit is on the first floor and features colonial-era coins. The art exhibit on the top floor features paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries, many by Peruvian artists, as well as itinerant shows. The museum also hosts a cine club and theater for children.


Jirón Ucayali and Jirón Lampa, Central Lima

Central Lima, Lima, Peru

Museum Types:
Archaeology, Museum for kids, Cultural, Art

Getting There

Price Description:

Free entry and free guided tour.

Relative price: Free

Open Hours from:Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Open Hours to:Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Travel Skills: None

Currencies accepted
Peruvian nuevo sol

Contact Information:
Phone: 613-2000, extension 2655 / 2656
E-mail: museo(at)

Here are other activities in and around Central Lima that may be of interest: Catedral de Lima, Museo de Arte Italiano / Italian Art Museum, Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, Museo Andrés Del Castillo, Museo de la Inquisición / Museum of the Inquisition, Casa De La Gastronomía Peruana, Museo Nacional Afroperuano, Casa Riva Agüero, Casa Aliaga and Museo de Arte de Lima / Lima Art Museum.

02 Aug 2012

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