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Museo de la Pachamama

Ruta 307, Amaicha del Valle, Argentina
+54 3892 42-1004
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Interesting sculpture garden and tapestries

Drove from Cafayate to visit the museum. The sculptures in the garden were very striking and... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2016
Mei C
Very original but of limited interest besides the exterior parts

The place is a pleasure for the eyes! Crazy and spectacular, and the architecture justifies a stop... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2015
Geneva, Switzerland
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Mar 27, 2016
“Interesting sculpture garden and tapestries”
Nov 16, 2015
“Very original but of limited interest besides the exterior parts”
Ruta 307, Amaicha del Valle, Argentina
+54 3892 42-1004
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Reviewed March 27, 2016

Drove from Cafayate to visit the museum. The sculptures in the garden were very striking and surrounded by cacti, and definitely provided an interesting walk. The exhibitions inside were not hugely inspiring, but featured some interesting pottery, and the room of Cruz' tapestries was worth...More

Thank Mei C
Reviewed November 16, 2015

The place is a pleasure for the eyes! Crazy and spectacular, and the architecture justifies a stop for itself. As for the museum, it is of very limited interest except for a few pottery and, to be honest, easily avoidable: the geological part is ok,...More

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

It's a pretty good way to spend half an hour if you have some free time. I was personally not that impressed.

Thank Cora N
Reviewed January 11, 2015

Firstly amaicha is a beetnik place with a very strange invasion of hippies! Very poor city, some good place to eat and stay (casino). This museum is not Worth the fees. Everything is new

1  Thank Pz1965
Reviewed September 13, 2014

An amazing collection of giant statues or figures commemorating the deity Pachamama who I read as a Goddess of corn and/or fertility, making her the equivalent of the ancient European/Middle Eastern Goddess Ceres. The park and statues are all the work of one man, Hector...More

Thank gauchitopete
Reviewed April 26, 2014

Our guide drove us an hour each way from Cafayate to see this museum. It is definitely worthwhile and indicative of the indians of the area. The stonework of the buildings and grounds is very unusual. The museum features the art of the creator of...More

Thank Harriette7
Reviewed March 18, 2014

The buildings are in fact something of an artwork in themselves and contain interesting information about the geology and pre-history of the area as well as a gallery of the artwork of the creator of the property (Cruz). Much of the artwork is inspired by...More

Thank RobertJGray
Reviewed October 30, 2013

Its not only a museum but an art gallery. Interesting information about the earth and Beautiful art. very talented artist is the owner. He designed the museum and also shows his art. Beautiful to see and interesting information to be learned

Thank Ornela C
Reviewed May 9, 2013

In this times of revalorization of the Indigenous Art (meaning art from the original inhabitants of the Americas) this is a great place to visit. It is a cultural reference about the local people. But it is also an artistic reference that no-one should skip....More

Thank VMeverywhere
Reviewed August 22, 2012

The museum is focused on all of the aspects of the aboriginal culture. It is made up of two geology and anthropology rooms and has two more rooms whith tapestries, paintings and sculptures. The large backyard of the museum its full of huge statues made...More

1  Thank ChatMonge
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