Information about Bolivia: Bolivia officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is a landlocked country located in western-central South America. It is bordered to the north and east by Brazil, to the southeast by Paraguay, to the south by Argentina, to the southwest by Chile, and to the northwest by Peru. One-third of the country is the Andean mountain range. The largest city and principal economic and financial center is Santa Cruz de la Sierra, located on the Llanos Orientales (Tropical lowlands) mostly flat region in the East of Bolivia. Bolivia is one of two landlocked countries (the other is Paraguay) that lie outside Afro-Eurasia. Read More...

Heritages and Museums

Heritages and Museums

The Casona de Santiváñez, is a beautiful enclosure, its construction dates back to the XV-XVI (1700-1845), whose harmonious building originally was colonial style and later republican style; Is one of the most important references that the city of Cochabamba has.

The International Museum and Scientific Martín Cárdenas Hermosa is a heritage dedicated to the outstanding scientist and botanist from Cochabamba, which among several internationally recognized studies and research includes the varied Bolivian flora.

The Archeological Museum displays approximately 40,000 archaeological, ethnographic and paleontological pieces mostly from the Department of Cochabamba and some from Bolivia’s other regions.

Anthropological National Museum “eduardo lópez rivas”- The museum was founded on November 1, 1959, is one of the main anthropological museums in the country and is dependent on the Municipal Government.

Mineral And Geological Museum(Museo Mineralógico) -It is one of the largest and most complete museums in South America and one of the four most important museums in the world because it has approximately 7800 samples of minerals exploited …

Museo del Socavón– The Museum of the Miner, is a new space that is located in the basement of the hill of Pie de Gallo, exactly in the Sanctuary of the mamita Candila, the Virgin of the Socavón, where it is possible to know how the work was realized inside a mine of silver.

Museum Simon I Patiño (Casa de la Cultura)- French-style building built between 1900 and 1913, it belonged to the “Barón del Tin” and mining magnate Simon I. Patiño, inhabited by his family until 1912. The property presents a neoclassical style, consisting of living rooms, Parties,  etc.

The National Museum of Archaeology of Bolivia is the national archaeology museum of Bolivia. It is located in the capital of La Paz, two blocks east of the Prado. Operated by the National Institute of Archaeology, a specialized agency of the Deputy Minister of Culture.

Museo de la Coca is a Small museum with exhibits tracing the history & applications of the coca plant, including cocaine. Address: Linares 906, La Paz Zona 1, Bolivia Phone: +591 2 2311998

Museum of Musical Instruments is a Small museum showcasing a collection of musical instruments from around the world. Address: Jaén 711, La Paz Zona 10, Bolivia. Phone: +591 2 2408177

Museo Nacional de Etnografía y Folklore Small ethnography & folklore museum: in an 18th-century building featuring an array of artifacts. Address: Ingavi, La Paz Zona 10, Bolivia

The Museo de Arte Antonio Paredes Candia is an art museum in El Alto, Bolivia. Inaugurated in 2002, as of 2011 the museum contains 503 works of art and 11,931 books.

The Alcide d’Orbigny Natural History Museum in Cochabamba is like an encyclopaedia of the natural sciences, where you can observe the main minerals and fossils that contain our rocks.

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