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Popular Art Museum

103 Avenue El Sol | In the basement of Galerias Turísticas, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 237380
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Worth it only if you have the boleto turistico

Some interesting pieces here, can walk through in 20-30 minutes, but only worth the time and effort... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ac_mcg
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NYC
What the hell...?

To sum it up in one word, “shrug.” No, seriously— upon entering the museum, we asked the man who... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
kabobssss
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 days ago
“Worth it only if you have the boleto turistico”
5 weeks ago
“What the hell...?”
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103 Avenue El Sol | In the basement of Galerias Turísticas, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Some interesting pieces here, can walk through in 20-30 minutes, but only worth the time and effort if you're getting in free with the Boleto Turistico.

Thank ac_mcg
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

To sum it up in one word, “shrug.” No, seriously— upon entering the museum, we asked the man who stamped our boleto turístico to tell us what kind of art was on display, and he just shrugged... which makes sense in retrospect because this was...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Given this gets covered under the Cusco tourist pass is definitely worth a short visit. It is difficult to locate given this is in the basement of the city council building. Once you enter there is a staircase on they left Museum collection is varied...More

Thank Ashish G
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We decided to drop into this small, downstairs museum on Avenida Sol since it was included with the Tourist Ticket. The main exhibit room had some really interesting (and different/strange) works focusing on religious and related festivals. Probably not to everyone's liking but certainly stimulated...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

We actually really got a kick out of this museum, although we probably wouldn't have prioritized it if it hadn't been on our Boleto Turistico. Some of those artists have a great sense of humor and others a great sense of angst. There were some...More

1  Thank hopefulist
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We went to the museum without knowing what to expect. Like others have said, it is located in the basement of a government building. This is relevant because you walk in and have no idea where you were going. The people at the front desk...More

Thank Andrea D
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Another museum part of the city pass, which is in a big building filled with other business, close to the square, if you blink you´ll walk right past. Museum is downstairs and is basically one room filled with works of arts mainly formed from clay...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Went as part of my walking tour to visit the museums on the tourist card. It was basically one room with folk art made as part of the yearly competition the city holds on December 24th, hence most figurines have a religious theme to them....More

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

There is nothing to do and it's boring! Just some weird dolls and its tiny has nothing nice and it smells like my grandmothers old garage. Dirty and no explanations!

Thank Sébastien R
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Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

This is the second most terrible museum on the cusco tourist card. The other is in the council offices in the plaza Recogijo. There are two rooms in a horrid basement in a government office. You have been warned. It is a laugh to think...More

1  Thank Paul B
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