Museo de la Pachamama, Amaicha del Valle

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Visit the quirky Museo de la Pachamama, designed by self-taught painter and sculptor Hector Cruz. Divided into four rooms, the museum houses a collection of local stones and minerals, models of indigenous houses, tools, clothing, and musical instruments. Two galleries exhibit the artist's paintings and tapestries, made from local wool. Roam the large courtyard to see abundant sculptures of the fertility goddess Pachamama and other deities sprawled around a stone patio and cacti plants. Make Museo de la Pachamama a part of your Amaicha del Valle vacation plans using our Amaicha del Valle road trip website.
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  • We had been in Amaicha overnight and as we drove out passed the entrance to the museum. We hadn’t heard much about it so decided to investigate. So glad we did - it’s one of the most beautiful places....  more »
  • Culture, history, nature and art all come together in this wonderful place. Founded by Hector Cruz and opened in 1998, it took ten years to bring everything together, what an achievement! Just to...  more »
  • this museum is worth any travel! Must see once in Your life what this artist has created in person. Excellent presentation how the indios lived and in any case ask to see his huge paintings in the last building. You will never forget take at least two hours to appreciate all
  • Amazing place in the middle of nowhere. Worth the drive.
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