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“Guillermo Lohmann Villena” Library

The Library of the Centro Cultural Inca Garcilaso of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru opened its doors to the public in April 2013. Its bibliographic collection houses books by different authors who published on art, literature, anthropology, history and other disciplines.

The library is a free access space for people who need to consult or research its bibliographic collection.

Bibliographic collection

The library has a collection of approximately 9,000 publications, including books and reference works specialising in Peruvian culture. Among them are the collections of Peruvian literature and history of the bookseller Juan Mejía Baca. It also has editions of the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega and publications edited by the cultural centre itself.

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Online catalog

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The main objective of the Library of the Centro Cultural Inca Garcilaso is to provider free access to its bibliographic collection to the staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, researchers, students and general public.

It has open bookshelf, twenty reading points and three computers with online access to the book catalogue.

The library also offers its collection to other libraries of museums, cultural institutions, universities and research centres on interlibrary loan, as well as the exchange service for publications related to our bibliographic collection.

Opening hours
Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
At the moment, due to the restrictions due to Covid 19, the service is suspended.
Jirón Ucayali 391, Cercado de Lima 15001
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+511 204 2662
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Jr. Ucayali 391, Lima, Perú
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Tuesday to Friday
10 am to 8 pm
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
10 am to 6 pm
Free entry
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