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Mate Asociaci贸n Mario Testino - Museum Lima - Peru

With the largest collection of Mario Testino鈥檚 photographs, the Asociaci贸n Mario Testino (MATE) is the only cultural institution in the world dedicated to the permanent exhibition of the work of this prominent Peruvian artist. A non-profit organization of international outreach as well as a new referent of Lima鈥檚 artistic landscape, MATE shares its vast collection through exhibitions, programs and publications. MATE鈥檚 building is located on Pedro de Osma Avenue a few blocks away from 鈥淟a Plaza Principal de Barranco鈥 and 鈥淓l Puente de los Suspiros鈥 in the district of Barranco, renowned for its great cultural tradition and architectural beauty. This nineteenth century Republican townhouse underwent a ten-month renovation and refurbishment 鈥 a project designed by architect de Augusto de Coss铆o- to establish itself as a new cultural reference within the district and city landscape. MATE, Asociaci贸n Mario Testino is a non-profit cultural organization focused on the work of the photographer Mario Testino. After 35 years living abroad, it was the personal desire of the artist to bring the largest collection of his work to Lima, his hometown, in contribution to the cultural heritage of Peru.

409 Avenida Pedro de Osma, Barranco
Lima, Peru

Museum Types:
Art museum, Cultural, Art

Getting There

MATE is located on Pedro de Osma Avenue, in the historic district of Barranco.

If you are coming by bus the following bus lines stop near MATE: Routes 44, 35, 54, S8 S026, EO35, 38, S18M, 29, 74, 73A, 21, 31,y SO5.

If you are coming by El Metropolitano take the south route and get off at the S谩nchez Carrion Boulevard stop in Barranco.

Our visitor鈥檚 parking lot is located at 138 Jr. Tarapac谩, about 300 m. away from the main entrance.

Price Description: Peruvians
Adults S/.10.00
Children under 6 years old S/. 2.00
Students and elderly adults S/. 5.00
Sundays S/. 3.00
General S/. 20.00* It is free every third sunday of each month.

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:11:00 a.m.

Open Hours to:From Tuesday to Saturday until 8:00 p.m. and Sundays until 6:00 p.m.

Days Closed:Monday

Travel Skills: None

Credit cards accepted
MasterCard/Eurocard, Visa

Currencies accepted
Peruvian nuevo sol

Contact Information:
Zip: Lima 04
Phone: 511 251 7755
E-mail: info(at)

Here are other activities in and around Lima that may be of interest: Museo Galer铆a Arte Popular de Ayacucho , Museo Andr茅s Del Castillo, Museo Nacional Afroperuano, Casa De La Gastronom铆a Peruana, Galer铆a Luc铆a de la Puente , Museo Oro del Per煤 / Gold Museum, Casa Aliaga, Museo de Historia Natural de la UNMSM, Museo de la Electricidad and Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco.

31 Oct 2012

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