Museo de Instrumentos Musicales, La Paz

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A real treat for impassioned music lovers, Museo de Instrumentos Musicales boasts the most complete collection of instruments in the nation. You could spend hours exploring the seven rooms holding over 2,000 items, including percussion, string, and wind pieces. Look for the more unusual devices like volcanic rock flutes, guitars made from armadillos, and a panpipe made from palm leaf. Children may be interested in the interactive exhibit, where visitors can play ancient instruments made from wood, bone, turtle shells, and toucan beaks. With our custom trip planner, La Paz attractions like Museo de Instrumentos Musicales can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Discovered by accident! But it's worth it, is very different from all the other museums. A large number of instruments and their history
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  • We passed by on the streets of La Paz and had the chance to see the entrance of this museum. Is a fine arts museum with a large types of instruments. Founded in 1962 by famous Bolivian charanguista an...  more »
  • Interesting by the very large number of instruments and their variety. Children are not forgotten, and they can even touch some instruments.
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  • A nice and very cheap experience. It won't take much more than a hour to visit this place and I think it's worth your time.
  • Good collection of musical instruments from all over the world. Partial because some exhibits were donated by my family :-).
  • A perfect musical place. Museum with automatic sound and light.
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