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Natural History Museum of the San Marcos University

Natural History Museum of the San Marcos University

Museo Historia Natural Universidad San Marcos

Address
Av. Arenales 1256
District
  • Jesus Maria
City (Peru)
Lima
Phone Number
(+511) 471-0117

The Museum of Natural History was founded in 1918 to collect, conserve, investigate and exhibit organisms and samples of the Peruvian natural patrimony. It's a real treasure chest when it comes to Peruvian flora and fauna. Displayed are objects from the Stone Age until today. Very impressive are the skeletons of a sperm whale and fossils of glacial mammals.

The countless botanical, ecological and mineralogical exhibits make the museum really worth a visit.

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