Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva

Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva

Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva
4.5
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8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Parin J
Thornhill, Canada104 contributions
Nov 2019
We had nothing to do so we visited the museum. We were asked if we wanted a tour. Right away a young lady came and showed us the place. How the yarn was made and coloured. There were different species of llamas which we did not know about. Very educational. It is free
Written November 6, 2019
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RobatWynyard
Billingham, UK81 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
The Museum is located on a busy road, an hour from Cusco.
There are demonstrations of how the Inca dried food for use in drought & famine, dyed their clothes with plant based dye extracts & their horticulture system, although not enough attention is given as to just how clever the Inca were in design & construction of their terrace system.
The surrounding illustrations reveal that maize from different regions, with different ripening times, were brought together to provide a year round food source, planted at different altitudes, as their original source to provide food for these people, Clever!
Examples are in the pictures, even the drainage was specifically engineeered to support this system.
There is a reasonably priced shop selling alpaca & otherr textiles & some silver jewellery.
Written May 30, 2019
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Candice M
Schaumburg, IL17 contributions
Jul 2019 • Friends
We absolutely loved this free museum tour! Our guide was so passionate about the culture and making sure we all we excited about it as well. The learnings on local customs and traditions along with the Chicha toast at the end was a really cool experience! Also, I got to feed an alpaca :-)
Written July 15, 2019
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SpanishGolfer
Toronto, Canada50 contributions
Nov 2017 • Couples
It is a very good idea to promote the local business and to share in a very educational way how the former Inka civilization lived. However, it needs to promote more local artists and offer more competitive prices.
Written November 20, 2017
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M Carolina H
Santiago, Chile7 contributions
Nov 2019
Excellent & detailed explanation of the peruvian textil art - host by quechua women - beautiful crafts, worth a visit to understand the culture...
Written November 27, 2019
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Ollantaytambo, Peru10 contributions
Oct 2019
Yucay its a very quite town, seems to be lost in time in between the beautiful hillsides, going into the museum for curiosity develop in a great idea, the llamas and vicunnas there, the teaching of all the old ways to dye the wool and cook their food.. very interesting, and the sweaters they sell there are just divine!
Written November 24, 2019
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GZOOOM
United Kingdom314 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
The trouble with tours is their need to fill time. Our visit here was interesting in learning about the Andean traditions but not such that you would go out of your way to visit. As we found throughout our travels the people are always friendly.
Written May 9, 2019
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Pamela T
Smith Mountain Lake, VA56 contributions
Oct 2018 • Friends
Very interesting collection of exhibits spanning several native groups and periods. The dioramas are very striking and artfully dine.
Written January 20, 2019
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David P
Bugbrooke, UK258 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
Came across this small museum of living crafts by accident. It was very welcoming and we were given a personalised tour of the various arts and crafts
Written September 11, 2018
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PABuckeyeFans
Fort Myers, FL406 contributions
Aug 2018 • Friends
Well organized living cultural museum. Newly opened. A real asset to the Sacred Valley area. Expert demonstration of local crafts.
Written August 22, 2018
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