This mask museum is not even 1 block away from the main plaza. It has a TON of masks on display and lots of informative signs to explain them. Each region has it's own traditions and styles of masks.
I really enjoyed this exhibition. The masks were very well displayed and if you can read Spanish then the information on the different types of masks, the regions and their meanings will be very intetesting. The museum has several different exibitions and a lot of history on the region and country.
This museum has a good collection of lcostume and headgear worn by local tribes during their various ceremonies. Entry is free, they are more concerned that you don't take photos, and it will only take you 20 minutes or longer if you want. Unfortunately there's no English translation. The museum is just a block away from plaza 25 de Mayo.
This museum is well worth your time. A great collection of Masks, clothes and local items. If you only go to one museum this is the one to see.
The MUSEF is tiny but packed with fascinating things. The four rooms of traditional masks are very interesting and the accompanying plaques are informative, if brief and only in Spanish (get google translate for the instant text translation feature). As the rooms progress the masks get more and more intricate and beautiful. Having been to the museum, I then saw... 更多
When I visited this free museum, it had two exhibits. One was a fantastic exhibit of masks worn at fiestas around Bolivia, including many of the devil (and one of his wife). I later saw similar masks on a video at the extraordinary Museum of Indigenous Art. The other exhibit was an unfortunately uninspiring set of woodcut prints protesting violence... 更多
It is easy to miss this museum as the sign says Musef, the name of the organization running the museum. It is in the first block off the Plaza de Armas. It has a great collection of masks and photographs of carnaval dancers wearing similar masks. The information in Spanish is good. A guide came up and gave information about... 更多