Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, Guatemala City

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Admire an elaborate display of indigenous Guatemalan clothing and textiles at Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena. The museum features an impressive collection of different hand-woven fabrics originating from 120 highland villages, some of which date back to the 19th century. Also on display are various sculptures, photographs, and paintings, including works by Andres Curruchich, a prominent Guatemalan folk painter. Understand how the fabrics are made through interactive weaving displays and educational videos. Take a break at the cafe, then browse for souvenirs at the bookstore and gift shop. Make Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena part of your personalized Guatemala City itinerary using our Guatemala City tourist route planner.
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  • What an amazing collection of textiles- past and present. They were beautifully displayed and set up so that you got a beautiful historic representation of the Mayan textiles through the years. This i...  more »
  • Museo Ixchel has an amazing collection, displayed with everything from the archeological tools, materials, and historical developments and changes through modern adaptations and changes in Mayan texti...  more »
  • excellent place to bring foreign friends, to learn about our culture and what our people have done
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  • Very interesting sample of costumes of Guatemala.
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  • Excellent Museum
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  • Throughout history and culture, is impressive but I have attended several times and similarly situated staff for the explanation they made bad mode or disdain, considered what is corrected that is better distribution of all and would be on the full one of my favorite museums.
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  • Awesome, good history of indigenous costume and art of Petterson was amazing also!
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  • Hello good afternoon, could provide me guidance please complete, I need to know if they have available the traditional costume of San Pedro Sacatepéquez, for an exhibition at the College of my daughter.
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