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Museo De La Coca

Plazoleta San Blas 618, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 501020
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Coca as food

We though that coca was only for tea, at the museum our guide gave the information in such... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Very ineresting

A tiny museum about coca leaves. I paid 10 soles of entrance fee. They also have a shop there with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Plazoleta San Blas 618, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 501020
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Reviewed yesterday

We though that coca was only for tea, at the museum our guide gave the information in such precision way, that we ended eating the leaves because is also food. Now we understand from where the ancient incas got additional energy, of course coca....

Thank petersenlo
Reviewed 1 week ago

A tiny museum about coca leaves. I paid 10 soles of entrance fee. They also have a shop there with different products made with coca leaves.

Thank Anastassia164
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I am not sure why anyone would go here. First it is not a museum. It is a store with poorly done sign explain the very basics of coca (that you can read on Wikipedia) and the charge 10 soles. We were in and out...More

Thank tyhinkle
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Small museum we visited on our way to Sacsayhuaman. Only 20 minutes are required and the shop offers original coca souvenirs!

Thank Hélène I
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Located in such a tiny spot that you might miss it, there's a small sign hanging over a staircase that leads to the museum. Just a small place, but loaded with interesting artifacts and information about how Coca has been used by the Andean peoples...More

Thank Brandi K
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This museum was very interesting. Small, free admission and very informative on the history of the coca plant and its importance to Peruvian culture. In the San Blas part of town. Go!

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

very tiny place for visiting full of coca product you need to vist if you are near to san blas it deserve your time

1  Thank roderpicola45
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A small museum to educate tourists. It's coca not cocaine, and it's part of their history and culture. Also good for you according to a harvard study. Stop in and buy some Coca toffee before hiking the INca trail

1  Thank 514rebeccac
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I spent a rainy day in Cuzco at the Coca Museum and was pleasantly surprised! Upon arriving, the women at the front desk were so friendly. We were welcomed with coca candies and an informative introduction on the history of coca in Peru. The museum...More

1  Thank VeronicaLeeLysaght
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was so surprised to find this little museo in Plaza de San Blas above the tourist shops. When I took my kids up the stairs, there was the owner and one of her employees. As a nutritionist and wellness counselor, I had to experience...More

1  Thank sonyaand3
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