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Museo De La Coca

Plazoleta San Blas 618, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 501020
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Cute little museum with some amusing exhibits

Someone has put a lot of thought and effort into how to make coca the topic of a museum exhibit... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
All_Things_Seen
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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We wanted to take a cooking class and saw we cook learn about chocolate and then make some. Gladys... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacqueline R
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Paramus, New Jersey
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Plazoleta San Blas 618, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Someone has put a lot of thought and effort into how to make coca the topic of a museum exhibit, lauding it's qualities while integrating the legacy as the ingredient of cocaine. Ultimately, it's a successful exhibit for a reasonable ticket price.

Thank All_Things_Seen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to take a cooking class and saw we cook learn about chocolate and then make some. Gladys explained about how the bean is harvested , fermented and then shipped. We roasted the bean , ground the bean tasted it and saw how even...More

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has a breakdown of everything coca and cocaine from happy Incas chewing on coca leaves to first ever recorded snorting coke case to celebrities such as Freddy Mercury story about his falling of love in cocaine. The good, the bad, the everything. Also...More

Thank marvah
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

This museum is a private museum as dedicated to selling merchandise as to education about Coca. If one has free time and wants to spend about $/s 20 per person, it is decent place to spend a half hour looking over the displays. For good...More

Thank FrenchMD
Reviewed July 28, 2017

The museum was very informative and addressed both the positive use of Coca and includes strong warning about the use of Cocaine.

Thank _dianelen
Reviewed July 27, 2017

The coca museum at the plaza San Blas is worth a visit, nice little museum with a store where you can buy a lot of products where they have used coca in some way.

Thank LarsLuckow
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Great place to know more about Coca leaves, and not misunderstand with the other substance. Very friendly staff and they know about their history and every question related. The shop is very good , you can find what in other places not, here you can...More

Thank Alejandra G
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Not your normal museum. Some cool stuff about background of coca leaves and customs. At the end of visit sit down with museum guide and you will get great historical background on in a traditions of coca and other related historical stuff. Coca leaves u...More

Thank alexwie52
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the information we got from the "guide" before going into the museum quite a lot, and got to read some interesting stuff (such as that the coca leaf was used during brain surgery by the incas!)

Thank Cornelia S
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Didn't see this in any of the guidebooks but stumbled on it when we walked up to the Plaza San Blas. Gives and excellent overview of the coca plant and its uses (and misuses) along with a lot of history. Very glad we found it!...More

Thank Jerome B
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