this museum offers plenty of good handycrafts about la paz in the past. for instance the activities, costums, presidents. it`s really interesting, i can say that visit it, it`s really worth! este museo ofrece muchos hermosos trabajos hechos a mano acerca del pasado de la ciudad de La Paz. Por ejemplo las actividades, costumbres, presidentes. es realmente interesante. puedo decir que !la visita si vale la pena!
National Museum of Art
This small museum in Plaza Murillo is the former mansion of the Condes de Arana, built in 1775. Inside you can admire some works of contemporary Bolivian art, and the house itself has a beautiful fountain in the central patio.
Pedro Domingo Murillo was a man who fought for the independence of Bolivia; the revolution of 1809 was born at his home, situated on picturesque Jaén Street. He was caught and executed in 1810. Nowaday his house (the yellow one on the left) is a museum. Pedro Domingo Murillo fue un hombre que luchó por la independencia de Bolivia; la revolución de 1809 se originó en su casa, situada en la pintoresca calle Jaén. Fue capturado y ejecutado en 1810. En la actualidad su casa (la amarilla que aparece a la izquierda) es un museo.
Museo Tiwanaku, (National Archeological Museum)
The museum offers an exposition about the culture of Tihuanacu and interesting faces of different precolumbian cultures. Open times: Tu -Fri 9-12.30 and 15-19 , Sa 15-18 and Su 10-13
The Coca Museum contains an interesting and thorough explanation (as well as history) of the Coca Plant. Even the skeptics will get something out of this informitive and interesting museum.
Museo de Santa Clara
This museum was initially the convent of Santa Clara, founded in 1639. In 1985 it was robbed, and several paintings and gold ornaments were taken. The museum offers the visitor a general idea of the convent life in La Plata, through paintings, jewelry, silverware, beautiful furniture and examples of baroque musical instruments including a working organ from the 17th Century.
National Museum of Archaeology
It represents the cultural richness of Bolivia. It has anthropology and archaeology collections. It is located in Ingavy province 70 Km. from La Paz city. It has about 3.500 archaeology objects. Inside the museum there are impressive stone sculptures as the Kalasasaya Temple, Ponce Monolith, the Gate of the sun, the Gate of the moon. It also has a great amount of vessels, pitchers, and sculpted clays.
Archaeological Museum UMSS
San Simón university museum was created in 1959 by the anthropologist Dick Edgar. This place has more than 40.000 archaeological objects coming from Cochabamba and the rest of the departments. It is a cultural richness representation, since it shows palaeontology and anthropology objects in chronological order.
Archaeology Saipina Museum
It is an Archaeology and rock art museum. It was opened in 1988 and is dependent of Saipina. It has archaeology objects exhibitions, rock art of the region, ceramics and more objects collections.
Recoleta Museum was opened in 1972. It has a great religious objects collection, colonial paintings, sculpture, archaeology remains and all concerning colonial and republican art. In the middle of the convent there is a thousand-year- old cedar tree.
Casa Museo Nuñez del Prado
Esta Casa Museo es el más grande repositorio en Bolivia de la obra de la escultora boliviana Marina Nuñez del Prado, así también como los trabajos de su hermana Nilda, gran orfebre y pintora, además está su entorno familiar, obras de su padre y las colecciones de platería, arte colonial, pintura, artesanía y dos salas en proceso de ejecución: la familiar y la biblioteca.
Museo Arqueológico de Tiawanaku
Displays Quechua and Aymara-theme sculptures by Bolivian artist Marina Nuñez del Prado.
Museo Textil Etnográfico ASUR
The Museum consists of a reception room, 7 exhibition rooms, and a hall where the weavers work in order to demonstrate the techniques used and designs created. Sucre, Bolivia.