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Interesting, small museum tucked away on a small square, with plenty of exhibits and information... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
italiatiamo
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London, United Kingdom
Nice giftshop

It's nice to get free entrance, but it is pretty small and has not much to offer, except for the... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Traffikk
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting insight to the history and uses of Coco. Objectively lays out the benefits and the downside of abuse PS: not to be confused with the Choco Musuems (which are essentially chococlate cafes)

Thank Ashish G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This museum isn't fancy, but it's fascinating. Coca is part of the Peruvian culture going back to the Incas, & has a long history. The displays & narrative do a great job of explaining it. They also have cautionary displays on addiction, & people in...More

Thank highsheflies
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Recent reviews say that the collection is small and the entrance is free. Now they are charging 10 soles. We did not go in. The gift shop is interesting.

Thank avmdot
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Small, free, interesting museum about the past, and present history of the coca plant. Big gift shop and friendly staff. Thank you!

Thank HapaRaven
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Interesting, small museum tucked away on a small square, with plenty of exhibits and information. Happened to visit on a day with no entrance fee. Some of the areas in the museum could be tidied up and lick of paint would not go amiss in...More

Thank italiatiamo
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

It's nice to get free entrance, but it is pretty small and has not much to offer, except for the nice giftshop were you can everything imaginable with coca.

Thank Traffikk
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Not to be confused with the ChocoMuseo (which we did--at first), el Museo de la Coca is all about the history of coca--not chocolate. It's a small museum, located in San Blas, but there was plenty of information about coca as well as some good...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this little museum and it was a little gem! Lots of history, artifacts and products for sale. Who knew the history of Coca was so interesting! Free admission too,,

Thank 944michelem
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

This museum has free entry for a reason, it takes about ten minutes to walk through, the information given is interesting but often poorly translated and before you know it you're in a reasonably priced gift shop full of coca products that you may or...More

Thank PatrickVogel
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I wish we had more time to take a class. The visit was lots of fun and included a brief history of how chocolate is made and a yummy taste testing experience.

Thank Debbie G
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