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Museo del Poncho

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Lovely textiles

This museum has a small but high quality collection of textiles. There are explanations, some in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Millet02
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Interesting and unique

Exhibits in Spanish and English. Interesting walk through the history of Aymara and Quechua... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
David C
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2 weeks ago
“Lovely textiles”
11 Jul 2017
“Interesting and unique ”
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The museo del poncho exhibits a broad variety of textiles and clothing from Bolivian Andean commmunities; these particular pieces belong to the male attire. It allows the visitor to understand that the poncho is more than just a weaving. It allows...more
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Tito Yupanqui # 42, Copacabana 10229, Bolivia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has a small but high quality collection of textiles. There are explanations, some in English but most in Spanish. It was nice to see examples from different times and places, plus the explanation of the weaving process and the plants used for dyes.

Thank Millet02
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Exhibits in Spanish and English. Interesting walk through the history of Aymara and Quechua clothing and techniques. Looked closed when arrived and we just had to ring the bell.

Thank David C
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit for 15BOB, considering there is precious little to do in the town. The museum was surprisingly good. Displays are well laid out and descriptions are in English and Spanish. If you are interested in clothes, give it a try.

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

This is a gem, when you manage to get in. Luckily for us, a local told us to knock on the door. Once inside the collection of textiles and history of ponchos is fascinating.

Thank Shelagh B
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Small museum (20minutes), looks like it is a collection put in someones house. Lovely exhibition, english explanations everywhere. Amazing products. Actually learned a lot. Would highly recommend coming here to support this initiative!

3  Thank MichelSchuts
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is a rather small museum that is a little hidden away, but it's about one block up from the Lake Titicaca coast. It has hundreds of different clothing styles and examples and has good translations into English. It's a great place to see why...More

1  Thank Alice C
Reviewed 2 January 2015

The museum shows you the different pieces of traditional dress from various areas in Bolivia, it also tells you about what they mean and the designs. I enjoyed it :)

1  Thank Rosie W
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