National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore, La Paz

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Dedicated to Bolivia's cultures from pre-Colombian to present times, National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore displays the country's fascinating native peoples through expansive art exhibits. Collections vary in theme from pottery to traditional masks, and include a textile display spanning 3,000 years. Altogether, the museum holds over 30,000 cultural items and boasts one of the largest document collections in the country. Before you head to La Paz, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly La Paz vacation generator, to make sure you see all that La Paz has to offer, including National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore.
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  • This is a small yet very interesting collection of traditional crafts. Highly recommend a visit. It's conveniently open until 7pm.  more »
  • The best curated and most modern museum we have been to in South America. It would be great to have even a brochure in English but it doesn't really matter, we still enjoyed the videos and displays. 2...  more »
  • The museum has an excellent collection of textiles, masks, metal and earthenware used by the indigenous groups in South America from the Inca period till now. We were also given a guided tour (in Span...  more »