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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  • August 5, 2017
    Small museum with important information, nice colors. It is recommended to take taxis from hotels because of security.
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  • July 29, 2017
    If you like handmade textiles, this is the place to visit in Guatemala City. You will learn alot about textiles, he materials use, how they are produce and how they have change thought the time. Parki...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    Excellent Museum, located in a perfectly natural environment (universidad Francisco Marroquín). The Museum allows you to better understand the Ethnography and indigenous customs. But don't be a fan of tissues is worth visiting it.
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  • June 10, 2017
    Very interesting sample of costumes of Guatemala.
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  • February 13, 2017
    Excellent Museum
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  • May 21, 2016
    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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  • September 29, 2015
    Awesome, good history of indigenous costume and art of Petterson was amazing also!
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  • September 15, 2015
    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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