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Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR

Pasaje Iturricha 314 | Zona La Recoleta, Sucre, Bolivia
+591 4 6456651
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Great Private Museum on Local Culture Focussing on Textiles

Textiles play an important part in the lives of many Andean cultures. The museum focuses on the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
colin_matthew
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Singapore, Singapore
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Little gem of a museum

We spent 4 hours here but could easily have spent a whole day. Fascinating history and stories... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Gen S
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Perth, Australia
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Pasaje Iturricha 314 | Zona La Recoleta, Sucre, Bolivia
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Textiles play an important part in the lives of many Andean cultures. The museum focuses on the groups around Sucre, with fine examples of weavings from the immediate region. There are other exhibits in the museum, but the primary subject are the weavings and much...More

Thank colin_matthew
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We spent 4 hours here but could easily have spent a whole day. Fascinating history and stories presented with intricate detail. Good range of presentation media. Passionate, knowledge staff a lovely to talk to (in multi languages), and to get more info....

Thank Gen S
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I was very surprised by the unbelievable accurate very old and colorful works. I got the real feeling that ancient people contacted with aliens haha.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This was one of the highlights of our visit to Sucre. We were given a brief introduction to the museum and then you wander the exhibits with a book that explains each piece. This was an excellent way to get the most from the museum...More

Thank julienne T
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this smallish museum. The textiles are amazing. There is an attached shop where one can purchase various textile articles- fairly expensive but very well made. If you are more comfortable with English they will give you a booklet in English which explains...More

Thank udhailiyah
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The museum contains many traditional bolivian woven textiles from different regions in Bolivia, The staff are very helpful and gave us a private introduction talk to the exhibition and then gave us a complimentary coca tea. Quite an extensive collection, featuring dance costumes, music and...More

Thank Eva T
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I recommend this place to take a tour and learn about textiles as well as to purchase a textile. The giftshop is beautifully well done and there's a live demonstration of how the weaving is done. My daughter loved to watch it. The storekeeper is...More

Thank JosephMcGhee
Reviewed 13 July 2016

One of the rooms was filled with masks from local carnivals, beautiful and different. Free entry too, I went twice.

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

When we visited only 2 exhibits. One for display of masks in the Bolivians culture and dances. Quite impressive but some lights were missing so could not see all Other was on women who died fighting right human causes. Quite interesting too

Thank PierreAvo
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is a fab way to spend a few hours. You get to see things made by different groups from the area.

Thank donajay2015
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