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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 28 March 2016
Pachamama Park

An amazing collection of giant statues or figures commemorating the deity Pachamama who I read as a... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2014
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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22 Apr 2018
“Mix of old religion and modern art”
27 Mar 2016
“Interesting sculpture garden and tapestries”
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This museum is an artwork on his own. It consists of several buildings and shows a mix of history and tradition and the modern artist interpretation of it. The buildings are decorated with huge Andean themes out of indigenous inspiration. As are the open areas...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Koen D
Reviewed 28 March 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

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 17 November 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

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 1 October 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.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Cora N
Reviewed 12 January 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

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed 13 September 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

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed 26 April 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

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Harriette W
Reviewed 18 March 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

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank RobertJGray
Reviewed 31 October 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

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Ornela C
Reviewed 9 May 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

Date of experience: December 2012
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