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Address: Tito Yupanqui # 42, Copacabana 10229, Bolivia
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+591 2 2243601
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The museo del poncho exhibits a broad variety of textiles and clothing from...

The museo del poncho exhibits a broad variety of textiles and clothing from Bolivian Andean commmunities; these particular pieces belong to the male attire. It allows the visitor to understand that the poncho is more than just a weaving. It allows visitors to explore the magic of discovering the Bolivian Andean textile.

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Small museum (20minutes), looks like it is a collection put in someones house. Lovely exhibition, english explanations everywhere. Amazing products. Actually learned a lot. Would... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
MichelSchuts
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Small museum (20minutes), looks like it is a collection put in someones house. Lovely exhibition, english explanations everywhere. Amazing products. Actually learned a lot. Would highly recommend coming here to support this initiative!

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a rather small museum that is a little hidden away, but it's about one block up from the Lake Titicaca coast. It has hundreds of different clothing styles and examples and has good translations into English. It's a great place to see why the poncho and the textiles/clothing styles of the natives of Lake Titicaca are recognized by... More 

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Reviewed 2 January 2015

The museum shows you the different pieces of traditional dress from various areas in Bolivia, it also tells you about what they mean and the designs. I enjoyed it :)

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