Visit Museo del Barro to explore an extensive variety of art, from indigenous works to cutting-edge contemporary pieces. Established in 1979, the museum first displayed a small private collection, which gradually grew into the extensive exhibits showcased today. View the pottery museum housing over 300 pieces of pre-Columbian clay artifacts and numerous items from the colonial era. The indigenous section includes a variety of handicrafts and artwork made by different native communities in Paraguay. Lastly, in the contemporary part of the museum you'll see thousands of pieces by famous South American artists. Use our Asuncion trip tool to arrange your visit to Museo del Barro and other attractions in Asuncion.
Museo del Barro reviews
Small museum with beautiful figures and masks created by paraguayan artists. We found there also interesting artisanal pottery. Small place but with its own character and charm. more »
Pottery pottery pottery. Paraguyan style. Nice visit but not dramatic... better go to a art galery to see some paintings of local artists more »
Interesting, but not so interesting to talk about!
Very nice museum, with a good mic of contemporary art and social history
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