Museo de la Pachamama, Amaicha del Valle

(4.1/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Visit the quirky Museo de la Pachamama, designed by self-taught painter and sculptor Hector Cruz. Divided into four rooms, the museum houses a collection of local stones and minerals, models of indigenous houses, tools, clothing, and musical instruments. Two galleries exhibit the artist's paintings and tapestries, made from local wool. Roam the large courtyard to see abundant sculptures of the fertility goddess Pachamama and other deities sprawled around a stone patio and cacti plants. Put Museo de la Pachamama into our Amaicha del Valle travel itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Create a full Amaicha del Valle itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Amaicha del Valle

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Province of Tucuman by other users

15 days in San Miguel de Tucuman BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 27 days in Northern Argentina BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 27 days in Northern Argentina BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in San Miguel de Tucuman BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA May, relaxing, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Northern Argentina BY A USER FROM SPAIN August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 40 days in Northern Argentina BY A USER FROM FRANCE December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM MALTA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Northern Argentina BY A USER FROM MALTA July, outdoors, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Ushuaia & Northern Argentina BY A USER FROM MALTA July, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 25 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Those who designed and maintain this museum should feel pride. I have had the privilege of touring various places and this surprised me. It is excellent at all levels. Highly recommended. Something to be really proud.
    View original
  • You should visit it. Very rich in works of art. Private museum. It is located on the route, easy access.
    View original
  • Whether it is for the outside, with the multitude of small cactus, sculptures, wall decorations and on the ground, or to the showrooms of minerals (including the reconstruction of galleries), of paintings, of woven fabrics, of life at the time of the Incas, this museum is really worth to make the trip.
    View original
Google
  • Imperdible!
  • The place is wonderful. It tells the story of the inhabitants of the area very well drafted. The works of art of the artist Cruz are fabulous. The representations give an idea of the way of life of the ancient inhabitants of the area, the Quilmes.
    View original
  • This place me liked by that is a tribute to the culture pre-Columbian of the place... the Sr cross descendant of people originating... .plasmo in this great work all them customs and religion... with their gods, the presence of the demon... a collection of stones semi-precious... utensils... representation of a time homey... prayer and worship to them gods... when it visit with a contingent the guide was keen to us sacaramos photos... .poco explained the origin of them stones... time that hard building this beauty... is a craftsmanship artistic and architectural in honor of the native people... congratulate Sr Cruz (even not be if live) and his family for the work... worthy of being visited and more... advertised another detail as tourist is I fail to understand if the Museum is a private, provincial or national... they have no good knowledge guides of the quota... and serious that the Museum has its guides... good is beautiful and with a good guide organized and microphone are jajajaja very well this work...
    View original
  • A magical place!
    View original
  • Excellent place, not to be missed, well organized, nicely decorated and explained. Very good taste, a place beautiful and to spend several hours.
    View original