As Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru takes flight for the first time, tourists from around the world are expected during the inaugural stop of its global tour in South Florida this Fall at the Boca Raton Museum of Art.   

Eager fans can finally secure their coveted places in line for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. This combination of rarely seen, world-class museum artifacts alongside technological breakthroughs in virtual reality is unparalleled.

Debuting October 16, 2021, audiences will discover an all-new, immersive museum experience that will transport visitors to the jewel of the Southern Hemisphere’s cradle of civilization, the Incan city of Machu Picchu voted one of the new seven wonders of the world. The exhibition will encompass the entire museum, including all galleries on both floors. 

This dazzling collection of ancient Peruvian artifacts features the most opulent collection of Andean gold to ever travel the globe.

The experience will also feature the first-ever virtual reality expedition of Machu Picchu, recorded in 2020 during the unprecedented closure of the site during the pandemic. It was the first time in recent history this majestic City in the Sky was completely empty, filmed using state of the art drone-VR technology. 

These breathtaking virtual reality vistas of the mythical landmark, without any humans present, are a passageway for museum guests on an astonishing journey to this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The exhibition will start its limited run in South Florida before leaving the U.S. and embarking on a multi-country tour. Ticket prices start at $19.95. The Boca Raton Museum of Art is perfectly located near the tourism destinations of Miami, Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale.

“A stunning selection of 192 artifacts from Royal tombs.”

Cityneon presents the exhibition with support from the Government of Peru, the Peruvian Ministry of Culture, and in partnership with Inkaterra Asociación. Many of these stunning 192 priceless artifacts are from royal tombs, including spectacular objects that belonged to noble Andean lords, and have never been seen before out of Peru. 

The collection is on loan from Museo Larco in Lima, Peru, and Museo de Sitio Manuel Chávez Ballón in Aguas Calientes, Peru. Thousands of patrons have already reserved museum memberships that feature special access for families and additional benefits. Follow #BocaStrikesGold on social media for ongoing announcements about special events.


“Visitors will have the opportunity to come face-to-face with history in a whole new way.” 

“It is an honor to be chosen as the first museum destination that launches the global tour of Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru, and to partner with such esteemed cultural institutions to bring this exhibition to the United States,” said Irvin Lippman, Executive Director of the Boca Raton Museum of Art.

“We look forward to introducing South Florida and the world to the wonders of Machu Picchu and the power and beauty of the Inca civilization for what promises to be a memorable exhibition.”