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Museum of the Cathedral - Museo de la Catedral

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Not the best

We arrived 20 min before they closed and instead to let us finish (like in many museums) they told... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2019
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Had the entire place to ourselves

Worth making time in your schedule to see the inside of the cathedral and Virgin of Guadaloupe... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2013
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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Feb 7, 2019
“Not the best”
May 26, 2019
“Treasures and Art”
Fundado por el monseñor Pierini en el año 1938, a lo largo de su historia como sede del arzobispado de la Plata, la catedral fue acumulando destacadas obras de arte, de artistas locales y extranjeros, piezas de orfebrería y ornamentos sagrados...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Calle Nicolas Ortiz no. 61 | Around the corner from Plaza 25 de Mayo, Sucre, Bolivia
+591 4 6452257
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

Should you wish to discover the treasures of the cathedral : Bibles, paintings and all the silver artworks ( silver from Potosi mines ) it is a must. Personally I was lucky enough to be accompanied by a student who worked there and who wished...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

We arrived 20 min before they closed and instead to let us finish (like in many museums) they told us we had to leave because they were closing. Anyway the cathedral is nothing spectacular inside and is not possible to go in the tower.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Themindofatraveler
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Currently the museum is closed and there doesn't seem to be any indication of when it will reopen after the refurbishment. A great shame as this is rated as the top museum in Sucre by most guides.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed March 3, 2017

The door was open, with nothing posted outside except their open hours. So, I wandered in. The lady who was sitting at a desk near the entrance informed me that the museum is closed- some kind of reorganizing going on- and when I asked when...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Barkervillegirl
Reviewed December 22, 2013

Pity. I was in Sucre on a monday morning and many things are closed. I decided to try this museum to go and see the Cathedral. But the lady at the entrance was so unfriendly and had no change so I decided to leave. I...More

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Jose_NL
Reviewed October 8, 2013

Worth only for the incredibly rich Virgen de Guadalupe painting encrusted with all kinds of precious and semiprecious stones. The rest of the items are of less artistic merit and certainly of dubious taste...

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank yazalde80
Reviewed April 12, 2013

What a jewel...literally. Vestments and objects of worship are beyond belief. Lovely religious art as well.

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank MaryBethDavis
Reviewed January 9, 2013

Again I was just lucky to turn up at the right time. There was only me and a Bolivian couple that enjoyed this guided tour and lucky for me the Bolivian couple were able to translate into English. The cathedral is fantastic but even more...More

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank SueL29
Reviewed January 8, 2013

Worth making time in your schedule to see the inside of the cathedral and Virgin of Guadaloupe. Unbelievable amount of jewels inside this place.

Date of experience: December 2012
Thank boliviaspurs
Reviewed December 1, 2011

In my opinion, this has been the highlight of all the museums in Sucre. The cathedral is absolutely beautiful, the history excellent, artifacts and paintings very interesting and very unique.

Thank Mjs181
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