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Wonderful museum

This is an incredible museum. A collection of local ethnic groups' textiles covering Chiapas and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris L
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a great collection

For anyone interested in the textiles of the area....an amazing comprehensive collection for... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an incredible museum. A collection of local ethnic groups' textiles covering Chiapas and into Central America. Besides the clothes on display yoiu can also open dozens of trays with other clothes. This was a real treat.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a nice place to see different textile. They have a nice collection of all this region. But it would be better with more introduction and background info.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 February 2019

For anyone interested in the textiles of the area....an amazing comprehensive collection for distinct areas , well worth the visit

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David J B
Reviewed 28 January 2019

We spent several hours in this remarkable museum, enjoying what is possibly the finest and most comprehensive collection of Mayan textiles in the world. Textiles are beautifully displayed by region and below each regional example are drawers housing additional textiles from each area. The probably...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Joyce K
Reviewed 26 January 2019

Beautiful, modern displays of Chiapan textiles with English explanations. Many examples of huiples, most from the '70's on. There is a beautiful display of clothes on mannequins with drawers of others beneath. They are doing a great job of preserving this aspect of the culture;

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank katherine626
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Some really nice examples of older (mid-20th C) Mayan clothing and a sweet little interactive (computer area) zone, seemingly designed for young kids that was fun to navigate (all in Spanish, though...but as it's designed for kids, it's a great Spanish "helper" for your language...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sandralynx
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Beautifully organized and displayed exhibition of the various textiles made by - and worn - by the various Maya ethnic groups of Chiapas & Guatemala.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank meira_10
Reviewed 3 November 2018

For our anniversary earlier this year my husband and I went to a few places in Mexico. One of them was San Cristobal de las Casas. Our travel agency recommended we visit the Centro de Textiles del Mundo Maya, so we did, walking there from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank jelico8
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Great to see the high end weaving, but too pricey for casual shopping. However, worth spending to get the top quality and appreciate the weavers' skills.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 31AlexM
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Would have loved to stay a longer time, we came just barely before closing time and we kinda had to run, but the textiles woow impresive af.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Kelly B
16 January 2017|
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It's a free admission for the textile museum. Only the historical museum that is in the same building charges a small admission fee.
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Henri B
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Response from Paulina P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Henri!, unfortunately Puerto Chiapas is far from San Cristobal, (5-6 hrs. max. by car one way) all depends on the hours you have available to come and go, if you need more help let me know!
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