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.
The Museo de la Electricdad in Barranco is dedicated entirely to the history and development of electricity in Peru
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.
Water wheel for power production exhibited at the Museo de la Electricidad in Barranco
High tension wiring equipment (transformer, insulator) displayed at the Museo de la Electricidad in Barranco, 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.