Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco, Cusco
(4.1/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
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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  • A small place in the same block of Convento Santo Domingo/Qorikancha, just below the park. Interesting display of the craft and trade. Entrance is free, through the store. The prices of the textiles a...  more »
  • This is a shop with the demonstration how to waive a carpet. You could choose a lot of carpet,hat ,scarf ,bag,etc.All with good quality and beautiful made.It is expensive but worth it. . 
  • We loved watching the weavers and touring the display about the weaving. The work is excellent and we bought some weavings for gifts. 
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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.