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Museo Maximo Laura, Cusco

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Discover the revered output of a modern Peruvian great at Museo Maximo Laura, dedicated to the life and works of Maximo Laura, a world-renowned tapestry and textile artist whom the government declared an "Amauta (Grand Master) and National Human Treasure" in 2010. Fusing traditional Peruvian elements with modern art, Laura's colorful style incorporates symbolism, ancestral weaving techniques, myths, and rituals. Bring your visit alive with a guided tour in English as you enjoy Laura's abstract and visually arresting designs. By using our Cusco itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Museo Maximo Laura and other attractions in Cusco.
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  • I highly recommend a visit to the Museo Maximo Laura. I was stunned and completely in awe of the work. Such mastery of the art of weaving like I had never seen before. I have so much appreciation for ...  more »
  • I know when I travel I like to see how the people live now, not in some stereotype of the past packaged for tourists. Maximo Laura has fused the traditional Peruvian weaving techniques and colors with...  more »
  • Maximo is one of the most daughter after South American artists and this museum does an amazing job of showing off why he is.  more »
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  • We enjoyed a wonderful 45 minutes with Paolo who gave us a personalized tour of the Museum which has numerous tapestries by Maximo Laura as well as information on their design and creation. The tapestries are stunning and Paola has excellent English which made the tour a special part of our morning in Cusco with, thankfully, no persistent sales pitch.
  • Beautiful textiles Laura maximum, the exposition has free entry. I arrived there by chance.
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  • Exquisite taste and very refined
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