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If you love to read and are able to absorb a lot of information within a short time, this is your place! The display is translated in various languages and you'll learn a lot about various aspects of the coca leaf, recommended!
Wanted to check this place out as it looked quite neat from the outside, stopped by a couple days ago around 3 and no one was there. No signs or anything though we checked later and it said they should have been open.
A small museum but we spent 4 hours there as it is extremely informative. There is a booklet given with all the information that you need to know about coca. Me and my bf love it but we can also understand that this could be...More
It took a few visits before the museum was open even though google was showing their opening hours as 10am-7pm. The first day (Friday, Feb 9) we tried it was just shut. The next day we turned up a bit past midday and were told...More
One can learn all about the history of the coca leaf in a clearly presented, engaging way; there's also informative videos about local folk dances (a big part of Puno tradition). The friendly manager even spent time with us to try on various dance costumes...More
We visited the museo on our first day in La Paz.
The museo is small but informative. There are not many exhibits but plenty of huge boards with all you need to know about Coca. There is also a restaurant upstairs where you can get...More
Its definitly worth it, to visit that Museum when you interested in the history and all about the Coca plant. We also got an guide for the different stations in our language, that was perfect. The topic at all was well introduced.
Fascinating museum, well laid out and lots of fascinating information about the historic usage and modern abuse of coca. I imagine it could get a bit crowded in peak season and you may find it a tad difficult to find - but it is well...More