Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco, Cusco
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Learn about Peruvian textiles and garments when you visit Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco. Take a tour through the museum and see the different types of garments and textiles traditionally made in Peru. Each section describes the type of garment and gives an introduction to its history, and you can even see the artisans making the garments. The techniques of the traditional patterns come to life with the four local craftspeople set up in the museum. After the tour, stop by the museum shop if you'd like to purchase some of the articles you saw. Before you head to Cusco, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cusco vacation trip planner, to make sure you see all that Cusco has to offer, including Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco.
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  • Classic shop-Museum, where you can see all the stages of production, woolen goods and buy a few more expensive than elsewhere, but with demonstration program) show how the paint, I wonder. Well, all this is Peruvian. atmospheric) inside view)
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  • This was a good place to go to actually observe the process of collecting the wool, cleaning & dying the wool, what was used to dye the wool, natural plants and grains, and the subsequent making of pr...  more »
  • I`m not sure which one this is... There is one where they take you and you actually go to a store with exorbitant prices... Don`t buy there. There is another where you actually meet the women that do ...  more »
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  • It's a small, but great museum documenting the traditional Peruvian textiles. Very quiet, usually without any people so you can take to see the museum. Admission is free and also has a very clean bathrooms. There is also a shop that sells hand-made textile goods - high quality but also expensive. It's worth a visit when you are in Cusco.
  • This place encourages and teaches artisans in order to preserve traditional textile arts. Items for sale here are made by identified artists and are priced fairly.
  • Great shop with authentic weaving. There were weavers working there when we went in the day time. If you speak Spanish you can ask them questions about their work.
  • Nice little museum with working weavers. High quality, but high priced textiles.
  • You can watch the artists weaving. The museum is well done and overall the standard is excellent. You can but beautiful handmade items in the store.