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Museo del Barro, Asuncion
(4.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Visit Museo del Barro to explore an extensive variety of art, from indigenous works to cutting-edge contemporary pieces. Established in 1979, the museum first displayed a small private collection, which gradually grew into the extensive exhibits showcased today. View the pottery museum housing over 300 pieces of pre-Columbian clay artifacts and numerous items from the colonial era. The indigenous section includes a variety of handicrafts and artwork made by different native communities in Paraguay. Lastly, in the contemporary part of the museum you'll see thousands of pieces by famous South American artists. Using our online itinerary creator, Asuncion attractions like Museo del Barro can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • a museum essential, the most beautiful of the country. Jesuits and franciscaines.art native sculpture collection and also to collections course.
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  • It is worth visiting it! It has a wide craft of the Paraguay exposure in different rooms and atmospheres, dominant crafts in mud. At the exit there is a shop to buy souvenirs at reasonable price
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  • Very good collection of Paraguayan art. Clay, ceramics, masks, tribal dresses. Very well presented. Comfortable rooms and beautiful tour. Traditional fabrics.
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  • More museums in the country please! Excellent combination of traditional art with contemporary in the same space. More than recommended. That Yes, we must improve the location.
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  • Impressive. Did not expect me so much art in one place. More than recommended
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  • Cheguei em Assunção pela primeira vez no domingo, 17/07, e um dos passeios que me programei para fazer foi a visita ao museu do barro. A primeira surpresa foi que o museu não abre aos domingos! Nem às segundas, assim, hoje, terça-feira, 19/07, consultei esta página, onde consta a informação que o museu estaria aberto. Que péssima supresa! Ao chegar no museu, o mesmo está fechado para limpeza!! Estou indo embora, decepcionada.
  • An amazing place. Recommended visit
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  • This location is wrong, as well as in D and E. The only right is B on the map. Note that all refer to that address, which is correct but who cannot be in four places in the city...
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