The Electricity Museum

The Electricity MuseumThe Electricity Museum
Museo de la Electricidad

The Electricity Museum

The nice and small museum is dedicated entirely to the history and development of electricity in Peru. The main subjects are: Pioneers, power generation, energy sources, the impact of electricity on daily life, energy saving and finally the history of electrical trains in Lima. You will find a historical archive about electricity companies and a library.

Electricity Museum - Museo de la Electricidad Lima

The Museo de la Electricdad in Barranco is dedicated entirely to the history and development of electricity in Peru

Electricity Museum in Lima - old electric train

In yesteryears Lima had an extensive streetcar system. Today one of the last electrical trains in Lima is parked in front of the Electricity Museum. Rides for groups can be arranged upon prior arrangement.

Electricity Museum in Lima - water wheel

Water wheel for power production exhibited at the Museo de la Electricidad in Barranco

Electricity Museum in Lima - high tension wiring equipment

High tension wiring equipment (transformer, insulator) displayed at the Museo de la Electricidad in Barranco, Lima

Electricity Museum - Museo de la Electricidad Lima

Museo de la Electricidad - Electricity Museum in Barranco, Lima

A guided tour through the museum and ride on the last functional electrical train in Lima can be arranged for groups. Just call for further arrangements.

General Info

Street: Av. Pedro de Osma 105
District: Barranco
City: Lima
Region: Lima
Phone: (+511) 477-6577

Visitors Details

Opening Hours: Mon to Sun 09.00 am to 05.00 pm
Opening Hours Info: Guided tours only with prior arrangement

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