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Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco

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Avenida Sol 603, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to learn more about the history/culture of weaving? This is the place to visit! The museum is chock full of information, the shop includes women working on looms and there are many items to purchase. Additionally, your purchases support the community of women who...More

Thank shelda g
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is a museum and a shop selling high quality local textiles. Well worth a visit if you want to purchase something different to the same old-same old on offer at tourist shops and stalls. You also get to understand the background of the products...More

Thank W4lking
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem (and free to visit, with optional donation!). This cute, lovingly curated little museum was one of our favorite places in Cusco. The rooms highlight different styles of weaving, different types of animal fibers and the methods for dyeing them, and the role...More

Thank kabobssss
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This spot is a good place to have an introduction to the difference between the various kinds of wools that are used in weaving. You will learn about how the wool is shorn, spun, woven and dyed. There is a demonstration of the mixing of...More

Thank 999ursulaa
Reviewed May 27, 2018

They have really nice textiles, but the center was small and underwhelming. I thought they would have a lot more choices and items than they do. But if you want the real thing, at the highest prices, this is the place to come.

Thank boroc7
Reviewed May 22, 2018

A nice way to learn about traditional knitting and weaving techniques and use of plants and insects to obtain natural dyes and colors. ...and to purchase handcrafted souvenirs and clothing.

Thank 15matjan
Reviewed May 5, 2018

This is a collective of 600 regional master weavers who spin, dye and weave the wool in traditional patterns. They use only vegetable dyes and the colors and craftsmanship are incredible. After seeing the textiles here it was hard to look at what was for...More

Thank NMMc
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Nice typical Peruvian textiles with artisans at work in the store. If you're not planning to go to textile centers in the Sacred Valley this is a very good alternative.

Thank hma22
Reviewed May 3, 2018

The textiles are amazing at this place, but be prepared to pay for what you buy...not like the cheap market finds, however these are made to last a lifetime!

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed April 30, 2018

A whirlwind stop in an overwhelming assortment of beautiful handmade textiles, with indigenous weavers plying their trade amid the merchandise. Not cheap, prices in USD$, but top quality work.

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Response from PollyCM | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about their classes, sorry!
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Response from Conocer | Reviewed this property |
The 'Centro de Textiles Tradicionales' is in Cusco itself, near downtown. Walking time is less than 8 minutes from Plaza de Armas, downhill on Avenida el Sol, a wide street for Cusco standards.
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