Museo de Instrumentos Musicales, La Paz
(4.6/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The musuem is located in the beautiful colonial street of la paz. It houses massive collection of antiques and archives of the its musical history 
  • Nice and cheap museum. Each must see for every music lover. In any space they have different types of instruments on display that are common in Bolivia.
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  • Don't miss this collection of instruments, accompanied by music in each of the rooms. Some of the instruments are very unusual and fascinating. It is located in the most charming city in La Paz, a sho...  more »
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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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