MARINE MUSEUM OF PERU
Marine Museum of Peru in Callao
The Marine Museum in Callao shows the history of the peruvian Navy, the battles of the ancient cultures of Peru. Where else could you not show it better than in a port city? Here in Callao, just outside the capital, is one of the main ports in Peru. All in all, in addition to historical scenarios, the maritime heart of the peruvians can also be seen here. This museum is unlike the many other museums in the state capital Lima. Here you are right in the middle, you can immerse yourself in the peruvian water world.
The people that live near to the pacific have always been fascinated and live with and from him. Wind, climate and the vast expanse of the pacific are things that have fascinated people for decades. But in addition to the many peaceful excursions on the water, there is a second kind that contains important aspects for any country with a coast. The pacific on the coast of Peru was often the scene of bloody battles, which were of great importance for the development of Peru.
Many important parts of peruvian maritime history, such as the arrival of the spaniards, the use of the largest Lake Titicaca in the interior, have been incorporated into the complete development of Peru from the lives of the islanders, the Uros on their totora made islands, houses and the reed boats necessary for connection to show. The museum is located in the immediate vicinity of the so-called “Grau del Callao”. The neighborhood is also home to the Fortaleza Real Felipe (Fortress), so you can combine your visit to both places very well. The origins of the museum go back to 1917 with the transfer of the Corvette Union to the Naval Museum, here you will find important pieces of the peruvian naval power. The Naval Museum of Peru was founded in 1901 on the initiative of the military to preserve the relics preserved in the war history of Peru. It was the first director of the museum Julio Elias was founded in 1958, the museum is almost 60 years old. The museum, which is primarily dedicated to the peruvian Navy, preserves historical documentaries, naval uniforms, ship models and relics that invite you to discover it again and again.
Special thanks go to the Museo Naval del Peru for the insight fotos.
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