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Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo

0 Avenida 4-16 Zona 4 | San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Sacatepequez, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 4631 0582
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Interesting but Dusty

This museum features much of the typical dress of various Guatemalan groups. it is a very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chapingros
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
Not so much a museum, more a dusty room with a few textiles.

The museum had recently moved from Antigua to San Antonio, so we took the bus (4Qs) and made the... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
Martyn P
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London, United Kingdom
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Textile Museum Cultural Center , Indigenous Maya Textiles , Weaving Classes and Traditional Guatemalan Food.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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0 Avenida 4-16 Zona 4 | San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Sacatepequez, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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AlidaPerez, Front Office Manager at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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

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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

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AlidaPerez, Front Office Manager at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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

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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

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AlidaPerez, Front Office Manager at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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

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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)

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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

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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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Reviewed November 1, 2017

I spent nearly four weeks learning to weave at the Museum in May 2017. It was very simple to organise - I just went to the museum to enquire about the possibility of taking classes but, unexpectedly, I ended up choosing my preferred thread colours...More

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AlidaPerez, Front Office Manager at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you, for your visit. 2018 Visit our new location, more information here: www.casadeltejido.org Gracias, Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo

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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

A really interesting museum that shows all the hard work, culture and history of Guatemalan fabrics. I learnt a lot and loved seeing examples of the fabrics and learning about their meanings. Lots to purchase here as well, although no pressure on you to do...More

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AlidaPerez, Front Office Manager at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you, for your visit. 2018 Visit our new location, more information here: www.casadeltejido.org Gracias, Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo

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Reviewed June 13, 2017

Make sure you visit this museum, which is also a workshop and shop, before buying any embroideries or textiles in Antigua. A Guatemalan man showed us around and introduced us to the intricacies and history of local weavings and embroideries. The museum also has models...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2017

I really enjoyed my visit to the museum. A Guatemalan woman showed us around, she was VERY nice and explained everything very well and funny. I think it's very intesting to hear about their culture and the meanings behind their clothes. You can buy almost...More

1  Thank lnueckel
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Reviewed March 7, 2017

I really enjoyed this very little museum. They provide a guide and the entrance is 5Q. Lots of explications about the weaving and the different materials used. I found it was s good step before I left for Chichicastenango and Lac Attitlan!

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