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Museo Textil de Oaxaca

Callejon Hidalgo 917 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 501 1104
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walking distance you can get to this extraordinary textile museum showing the Zapotec culture and... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Mazatlan, Mexico
If you like clothes...

A small (45 minutes, if you dawdle) museum full of jaw-dropping examples of local garb. A must for... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Puebla, Mexico
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Callejon Hidalgo 917 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 501 1104
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

walking distance you can get to this extraordinary textile museum showing the Zapotec culture and design

Thank Jackordaz
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

A small (45 minutes, if you dawdle) museum full of jaw-dropping examples of local garb. A must for anyone interested in embroidery.

Thank Heloderma
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Small museum with interesting exhibits and great gift shop. Really enjoyed looking closely at the traditional garments and watching dancing videos. Spend some time in the gift shop for special souvenirs that help the artists and local villages. Seems like the items are a lot...More

Thank Jean K
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We have visited the Museo Textile de Oaxaca many times over several years of visits to Oaxaca. For those interested in the huge colourful variety of traje of the region, a visit is a must. The museum is a good size for about a 1...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Saw amazing art of women's hands that was on very fine shimmery silk hangings and had what appeared to be gold thread hanging from each hand for a 3D effect. Also watched a textile artist embroider brightly colored flowers on black velvet which will later...More

Thank Janette C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful museum in the center of everything. It was a good lesson in the dyes, processes and craftsmanship of the region.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I've visited this wonderful museum several times over the past few years. The exhibitions are always professionally mounted and the excellent free lectures are enlightening. The museum is small, but definitely worth the trip. The gift shop sells high quality textiles and other local crafts.

Thank TapestryCrochet
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Go! This is an amazing small museum. One of the finest we've seen in many travels. The exhibition about weaving with down was fascinating. The museum space is delightful as well.

Thank traveller47
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A tour thru this museum will not require a lot if time but the displays of traditional clothing, fabrics and other textile exhibitions is very interesting. The detailed embroidery in the dresses is quite incredible.

Thank Doug Q
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The history of traditional cloth and clothing of Mexico could be just a quaint stop, or the beginning of a new appreciation for The clothing that is both in the markets and being worn on the street.

Thank cheribokern
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Response from SteveBot | Reviewed this property |
Free, but donations are encouraged. Nice gift shop. That's another way to support them.