The Central Highlands Travel Guide

The Central Highlands Sights

Museo Cáceres

  • 28 de Julio 508 Map It
  • Ayacucho

Published 02/07/2017

Fodor's Review

Located in the Casona Vivanco, a 17th-century mansion, the Museo Cáceres was once the home of Andrés Cáceres, an Ayacucho resident and former Peruvian president best known for his successful guerrilla leadership during the 1879–83 War of the Pacific against Chile. This is one of the city's best-preserved historic buildings, which today houses a mix of military memorabilia and ancient local artifacts, including stone carvings and ceramics. Note the gallery of colonial-style paintings. The Museo de Arte Religioso Colonial can also be found within these storied walls, and exhibits antique objects from the city's early days.

Sight Information

Address:

Casona Vivanco, 28 de Julio 508, Ayacucho, Ayacucho, Peru

Map It

Phone:

066-836–166

Sight Details:

  • S/2
  • Closed Sun.

Published 02/07/2017

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