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Ethnographic and Folklore Museum

Espana Street 74, Sucre, Bolivia
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Exceeded expectations!

It's always nice when you expect one thing, and then it's better! First off, this museum was free... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
wherelolawent
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
Enjoyable! Free! Affiliated w the same museum in La Paz... Better w some Spanish comprehension

The exhibits on display when I went involved Catholic festival imagery and custom, Alasitas or... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
melndly
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San Francisco, California
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14 Mar 2018
“Exceeded expectations!”
24 Dec 2017
“Enjoyable! Free! Affiliated w the same museum in La Paz... Better w some Spanish comprehension”
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Espana Street 74, Sucre, Bolivia
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

It's always nice when you expect one thing, and then it's better! First off, this museum was free so there was nothing to lose. Second, we really enjoyed it; more than we thought we would. There was an exhibit on broaches upstairs, from their use...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

The exhibits on display when I went involved Catholic festival imagery and custom, Alasitas or iconographic toys over the last century, and the topo (woman's hairpin). Lots of interesting information with good contextualization to understand these elements of Bolivian culture (did you know, an actual...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Not only the House is nice to See where this Museum is located but also the Exhibition Pieces are nice. Explainations are in ES and EN. And it's free of charge so go and Take a look An's learn something about this amazing Culture !

Thank jeannie1304
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Beautifully displayed masks which were stunning. Other rooms and building interesting and attractive too.

1  Thank Bolton508d
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Go for the masks, the rest of the exhibits were temporary and I found uninteresting. However, the masks and the stories behind them are amazing. So elaborate, and fascinating to imagine in use. The entry cost 10 BOB, as I recall.

Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

A great display of a variety of masks downstairs. Upstairs gold and silver items and women's ornaments and some clothing.

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

This museum is free. It has a fantastic collection of masks from around the country. Unfortunately you arn`t allowed to take photos

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

This mask museum is not even 1 block away from the main plaza. It has a TON of masks on display and lots of informative signs to explain them. Each region has it's own traditions and styles of masks.

Thank lmari535
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

I really enjoyed this exhibition. The masks were very well displayed and if you can read Spanish then the information on the different types of masks, the regions and their meanings will be very intetesting. The museum has several different exibitions and a lot of...More

1  Thank donajay2015
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

This museum has a good collection of lcostume and headgear worn by local tribes during their various ceremonies. Entry is free, they are more concerned that you don't take photos, and it will only take you 20 minutes or longer if you want. Unfortunately there's...More

Thank Alek C
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