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Museo Pajcha Arte Etnico

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Pajcha goes on my list of all time favorite museums.

Very small and intimate with Diego ready to answer any question at any time. Give yourself at... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
CFMinn
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Minnesota
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Fantastic, a house size Aladdin's cave of treasures complete with an interesting and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
DGunz1
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Melbourne, Australia
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Calle 20 de Febrero 831, Salta A4400EMQ, Argentina
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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

Thank CFMinn
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.

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

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!

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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

Thank breeda c
Reviewed July 13, 2017

This is a gem that is off the beaten track. The guide, Diego, was passionate about his work and about the anthropologist who organized the museum. Wonderful depiction of Indigineous cultures in the Andean region. Just a fun visit

Thank Sue C
Reviewed June 14, 2017

If you are interested in indigenous art and culture, don't miss this special collection of archaeological finds that are juxtaposed with contemporary and recent work, which illustrates how these traditions have evolved and continue. A small but very special collection with some exquisite and rare...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a must see museum in Salta. Such an amazing collection of indigenous art and culture . We were treated to a personal insight to the artefacts by the deputy director . This is such an important museum to link the past to present...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We arrived here a bit late in the afternoon and weren't sure how to enter. This is a private collection so I suppose it doesn't work like a public museum: we had to ring the doorbell. The door was opened for us and a very...More

Thank Elvagilth
Reviewed March 31, 2017

This "museum" may have had great treasures, but it was not organized or presented in a way that educated the viewer unless he or she read Spanish fluently. The owner or person overseeing the collection pointed out only the most basic points, e.g., beautiful weavings...More

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