Peru: a journey in time, exhibition at the British Museum

Preview of the exhibition

Opening night of the exhibition

Discover Peru

Experience Peru and discover a wealth of different worlds, with breath-taking landscapes, award-winning cuisine and a fascinating heritage.

Peru is the cradle of the Americas most astonishing empire with a cultural richness which has evolved over more than 10,000 years of history and currently boasts 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites. With a bountiful natural world, its coast and mountains can only be experienced by seeing them in the flesh. Peru stands out as “the richest country in the world”, where being rich isn’t about having the most, but about experiencing the most unforgettable moments. These experiences begin on a trip to Peru, a place where the diversity and authenticity of the culture, nature and food hold the essence of life itself.


The cuisines of Peru vary greatly from region to region, where each city boasts its own regional dish with unique taste. Creative combinations that merge tradition with innovation and a unique diversity that has made Peruvian cuisine a world-beater. Lima is considered the Gastronomic Capital of the Americas, so if you are a lover of fine food, don´t hesitate to visit Peru and get ready to explore a world of new flavours, fragrance and textures through its gastronomy.