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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  • Although we did not spend to much time, we could appreciate the very important exhibitions of the textil art of the Mayas. The materials used and the colors makes it a wonderful show.  more »
  • I came for an artist exhibit and got a free entrance. They have videos on Mayan clothing. A great collection of cloth piecesall Mayan groups in Guatemala. Parking is expensive.  more »
  • This museum is interesting, but not as much as Popol Vuh. It is all about textiles in the Mayan times and nowadays. I was a little bit disappointed as I was expecting a lot of beautiful and colorful t...  more »
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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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