Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, Guatemala City

(4.4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This museum has the most impressive collection of textiles Guatemalan Indians, well cured and properly contextualized. A "must" If you walk through the city of Guatemala. In the campus of the University Francisco Marroquín next to the Museum Popol-Vuh, another that is worth the pena visit.
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  • What struck me most within this museum was the variety of artifacts, and the look of them. They all looked brand new and most were in excellent, whole, shape. 
  • This museum is a great place to get an idea of the beautiful and interesting costumes and colors of Guatemala before heading out and seeing the country. It is not a big museum and it is easy to get ar...  more »
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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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  • 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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  • More than the beauties of Guatemala
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