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Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Kind reminder, the museo is no longer at Antigua, but if you’re in Antigua and would like to visit... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
6selenel
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Unique centre of textile knowledge

If you are at all interested in the Maya textiles, this museum is an absolute must-visit. I left my... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
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Textile Museum Cultural Center , Indigenous Maya Textiles , Weaving Classes and Traditional Guatemalan Food.
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0 Avenida 4-16 Zona 4 | San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Sacatepequez, Antigua 03015, Guatemala
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Kind reminder, the museo is no longer at Antigua, but if you’re in Antigua and would like to visit here, don’t worry, just jump on a chicken bus with direction to San Antonio. It’s a 30-min ride which costs you around Q4 or a mini-van,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AlidaPerez, Gerente at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

If you are at all interested in the Maya textiles, this museum is an absolute must-visit. I left my friends in a bar in Antigua, went to the museum by taxi, and got back in less than two hours. The museum is humble in size,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Freedom798393
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I visited this wonderful museum many years ago. Recently I found a Huipil in an antique shop in Rhode Island, USA. I emailed photos to the museum and they identified the Huipil as coming from the village of Chichicastenango. So excited with this find!

Date of experience: August 2018
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AlidaPerez, Director de Recepción at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you/Muchas gracias

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Very good guided tour in english on the different clothing habbits of the Maya population! Good service!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

The people at the museo were very kind and friendly. They showed me around the museum and then allowed me to take a weaving class, even though I had not booked it, and I did not have much time to complete the weaving. The teachers...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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AlidaPerez, Director de Recepción at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Thank you / Gracias.

Reviewed May 28, 2018

This museum features much of the typical dress of various Guatemalan groups. it is a very interesting cultural experience. however, they really need to work at keeping their displays clean and ready to view. It felt dark, dusty and unkempt. I wish they would improve...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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AlidaPerez, Front Office Manager at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

Thank you, for the constructive comment. We appriciate any comments to better serve our visitors. Thank you/Gracias, Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo

Reviewed March 14, 2018

The museum had recently moved from Antigua to San Antonio, so we took the bus (4Qs) and made the half hour journey. It is interesting to see the women working and explaining their work, but essentially they want to sell their goods and now being...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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AlidaPerez, Front Office Manager at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

Thank you for your time here at the museum (and your purchase, which we will definately help to improve the display). Gracias/Thank you, Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo

Reviewed February 17, 2018

Nice place to go there was lots of textiles etc, but it is no longer there :( if it opened somewhere else I would like to know.More

Date of experience: February 2018
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AlidaPerez, Front Office Manager at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

Thank you so much for looking us up. Here is our web site: www.casadeltejido.org Next time you are in Antigua, we can escort you to the museum and back on public transportation, UBER or our private transportation service. Thank you / Gracias. Museo Casa del...More

Reviewed February 11, 2018

New Address mid-February -- makes for a wonderful morning or afternoon trip. You can get a bus from the bus terminal, takes about 1/2 hour to get there... 0 avenida 4-16 zona 4 San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Sacatepequez (a 8 kilometros/ 5 miles from Antigua)

Date of experience: January 2018
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AlidaPerez, Front Office Manager at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Thank you so much for your comment. And for adding the address. Regards, Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo

Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

After walking to the museum address and finding it empty, locked, and for rent, I went to the national tourist office near the cathedral and was told that the museum closed suddenly in December, 2017. If the collection is shown again, it will probably not...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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AlidaPerez, Owner at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Thank you so much, for looking us up. We had to move to San Antonio Aguas Calientes do to the rent being raised to extremely high amount of U$D. You can get a bus from the bus terminal, takes about 1/2 hour to get there......More

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