Museums in Trujillo

Museo Cao


ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Located in a colonial house, Casa Risco, donated in 1995 by the Peruvian government to the National University of Trujillo. The museum is chronologically organized, from the first inhabitants (10 000 B.C.) until the arrival of the Spanish in 1532.
Jr. Junín 682 - Phone: 474850
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 17:00 hours.
Adults: S/. 5.00 Children: S/. 1.00 

CATHEDRAL MUSEUM
Collection of religious art, located in the Cathedral. Exhibits colonial paintings and sculpture. You can also visit the catacombs.
Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 13:00 and 16:00 - 19:00.
Saturday: 9:00 -13:00 hours.
Adults: S/. 4.00 Students: S/. 2.00 Children: S/. 1.00

TOY MUSEUM
Magnificent private collection of toys from all over the world and from pre-Columbian Peruvian period.
Jr. Independencia 713 - Phone: 044 - 208181
Monday - Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00 hours.
Adults: S/. 5.00 Children: S/. 2.00

Site Museums

CAO MUSEUM
It is located in front to Huaca Cao. The museum is organized in six thematic halls and has also monitors LCD, that permit through videos and animations to explain the particulars details of each hall.Read more details

HUACAS DE MOCHE MUSEUM
It is located few meters from Huaca de La Luna. It was inaugurated on June 2010. Its architectural design rescues the constructive tradition of the Moche culture. Its interior is organized in three thematic halls. Also, each one of the display cases has legends with explanation in Spanish and English. Read more details

CHAN CHAN SITE MUSEUM
Located inside Chan Chan, on the left side of the road to Huanchaco. It exhibits diverse original objects found in Chan Chan among them: wooden idols, ceramic, metal objects, building supplies (sun dried mud bricks or adobes, ropes, beams). Read more details