The Municipal Museum of the city of Arequipa, since its inception has played a leading role: informing visitors of certain aspects occurring in this part of the country, some data has to do with architecture, ethnology others, others with arts, but much more to the story in its broadest sense. The exhibition is divided into seven wards:

Prehispanic Hall, Room Emancipation of the Republic Hall, Room Vinatea Reynoso, Room Naval Architecture Hall, Room Arequipeños Illustrious and the Pinacoteca.

Municipal Historical Museum


Illustrious Arequipeños Room:

It is a main room of the Museum, presents the portraits of the most conspicuous arequipeños who through their efforts, work, study and high morals left in the picture as the second city of Arequipa in Peru. They are both teachers, historians, scientists, priests, poets and lawyers, among others.

Teodoro Nunez Ureta room, Alejandro and Pablo Nunez Ureta:

Teodoro Nunez Ureta (1914 - 1988), until now the most important Peruvian muralist whose full mastery of watercolor and the human figure, led him to develop his work naturally fresco muralist.

Alejandro Nuñez Ureta (1920 - 1974), brother of Theodore, is the largest painting watercolors of Arequipa, the most genuine and passionate watercolorists cross country, spontaneous resolution and tonal balance wise.

Pablo Nunez Ureta (Arequipa 1954-2001), since 1965 has had solo exhibitions in major galleries Arequipa, Tacna and Lima (Peru) and in countries such as Chile and the United States.

His works have been exhibited in group shows in the United States, Canada, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, China, Scotland, India and Morocco.

You can see 20 paintings that evoke not only to religion and the natural landscape, but the daily life of the city.


from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 am to 17:00 pm Fee
Foreign tourists: S /. 2 soles.
Students: S/.0.50