The Peruvian Navy Museum "Capitán de Navío Julio J. Elías Murguía", was officially inaugurated in 1958. It treasures an important collection of oil paintings, photographs, jewels, navigational instruments and weapons all of which constitute a part of the maritime history of Peru.
There are also kept the most cherished relics which belonged to the Peruvian naval heroes, among which can be seen items from the uniform and menagerie from the Peruvian most important hero from the war against Chile, Admiral Miguel Grau, known as the "Caballero de los Mares" or "Gentleman of the Seas", as well as navigating charts, personal letters and the medals he attained. In these premises is also preserved a sarcophagus containing a fragment of his shinbone, the only remain of the hero that could be retrieved after the death that met him during the Combate de Angamos Naval Battle.
There are also to be seen scale models from ships from all around the world and multimedia expositions for a better understanding.
1243 Avenida Jorge Chávez Avenue.
(511) 429-7278, annexes 184, 185 and 194.
Every day from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
MUSEUM OF THE SUBMARINE FORCE
Depicts the historical evolution of the Peruvian submarine force since the year of 1912 to the present days.
The Base Naval del Callao Naval Base, La Punta, Callao.
Exhibits a collection of scale models of airplanes, which show the
evolutionary process of this constituting part of the Navy.
Avenida Faucett Avenue, Callao.
A display of the personal belongings from the Peruvian hero who got himself immolated during the War of the Pacific.
The Colegio Leoncio Prado School, 1545 Avenida Costanera Avenue, La Perla, Callao.
(511) 420-4118 and 420-4115.