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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a must-see museum while in guatemala city if you're a fan of traditional art or textiles. definitely check it out!

Thank normaattaway
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Enter the world of art, design and colors of Guatemalan textile art. A beautiful place to visit where history is recorded on textiles.

Thank ilias P
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

There are not many tourist attractions in Guatemala City, but this one is a must see, Visit before you go into the interior highlands in order really to appreciate the native dress, called traje-trah hay. You can buy examples of many of the fascinating items on display at the used traje sales points two days a week in Panajachel in front of the fire station-or behind the signature church in Chichicastenango.
In a real sense the country comes to you in the Ixchel Museum, instead of the reverse.

1  Thank Carlisle J
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is next to the Museo Popol Vuh within walking distance. We had time so we also spent some time here. Some of the items displayed were dress outfits that had to have taken maybe a year to weave together. Several paintings. Very nice display area. Date was march 2015

Thank illinoisfarmer
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

The museum is beautiful. The typical clothing is amazing, but maybe even more beautiful is the museum grounds!

Thank tash_the_traveler11
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

An excellent museo to see all the different styles of Hupils made throughout Guatemala. I thought parts of the museo were very dark and sometimes hard to see pieces but overall very well done.

Thank 13helene13
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Located on the beautiful campus of Universidad Francisco Marroquin, the museum is an excellent introduction to indigenous textiles of Guatemala. The displays are plain but very informative (text is mostly, if not entirely in Spanish), and the textiles are beautiful. While you are there, be sure to visit the Archaeology museum just across the courtyard.

Thank buster2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Nice place to visit and learn. They have some great courses for kids. Plus it is a healthy enviroment

Thank denissedaniela912018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

A bit boring, but you can get a combined ticket if you visit the adjoining Popol Vuh (which is well worth it) for about three dollars more, and its temporary exhibits of photos and modern art and portraits was pretty interesting, as of May 2018.

Thank DonAlbertoDeQueretar
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

You don't need to be a "textiles geek" to thoroughly enjoy this museum. Through a series of themed rooms, you learn about indigenous history in various regions of Guatemala, and how those histories are reflected through fabrics and textiles. With such a rich tradition of weaving in Guatemala, the exhibits help you appreciate the indigenous art and culture you've seen (or are about to see) in Guate. The museum also hosts special art exhibits: I recently attended a show with a modern portrait photographer using techniques and tools from the mid-1800s.

Thank FreeRangeHuman2011
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