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Museo Pajcha Arte Etnico

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Diego was great!

This museum has so many wonderful exhibits about the history of the Andes and South America. Diego... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KharmaOk
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Amazing Gem

This small museum has an exquisite collection of Latin American folk art that rivals pieces we've... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2019
Jeremy G
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Calle 20 de Febrero 831, Salta A4400EMQ, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has so many wonderful exhibits about the history of the Andes and South America. Diego was knowledgeable and personable. He spoke with high energy and enthusiasm. We really enjoyed our experience with him and at this museum!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

This small museum has an exquisite collection of Latin American folk art that rivals pieces we've seen in national galleries. We appreciate masks and there's an excellent display of masks from the early 20th century. The guide is beyond kowledgable!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 14, 2019

This is a wonderful collection which was begun by one person and is enthusiastically explained by the guide. There are artifacts from various indigenous populations of South America. There is an outreach program for school children which encourages them to understand the past of Argentina...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

This small museum is rich with artefacts from the indigenous populations of South America. The collector has built up her displays over a 30 year period and they depict masks, jewellery, art, vessels, instruments, ceremonial clothes and religious iconography spanning a few centuries. The curator...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

You need to go to this museum and have Diego give you a private tour. He will know your name right away and gives you a special tour. Really interesting place too, I learned a lot. You must go! Thanks Diego - Melissa

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Melissa L
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Very small and intimate with Diego ready to answer any question at any time. Give yourself at least an hour (and much more if you are interested in 19-20th century interpretation of indigenous art on the Incan road to Cuzco). Don't be intimidated by the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Corrie F
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic, a house size Aladdin's cave of treasures complete with an interesting and knowledgeable guide. Best small museum I have ever seen.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank DGunz1
Reviewed February 15, 2018

If you are interested in learning about indigenous cultures, this is the right place to visit. It is a magical trip through different ancient and indigenous communities from South America. Not only is the material displayed of excellent quality and vey well preserved but also...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank CaroConde
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

This museum displays an interesting collection of South-American indigenous objects, like textiles, pottery and jewelry. The owner explains a lot (and speaks English), which is nice. It made me understand the South-American culture better. Entrance fee is 100 pesos, definitely worth it!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Lisav2350
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Make this a top in Salta. This is an eclectic but really interesting collection of ethnographical pieces, old and more recent which aims to put indigenous culture in context. The guide is enthusiastic and knowledgable

Date of experience: July 2017
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