WELCOME TO the high altitude museum


If you are interested in the mountains and are visiting La Paz, Bolivia at 3500 m. you cannot miss visiting this unique Museum. Learn what altitude is. See the great men that began to discover the secrets of the rarefied air, that you are breathing. Look at the equipment used to measure Oxygen, Carbon dioxide and other gases. Learn about cooking at high altitude. Is the coca leaf tea, useful for Acute Mountain Sickness? Ponder about the mysteries, myths and the unique stories, like the birth of a healthy baby at 5300m in Chacaltaya, when it is believed all around the world that it is impossible. Appreciate the mountain sports. Is it risky to dive at high altitude? look at Chipayas 2000 years of high altitude residence in their habitat 60 years ago, and much more....., like:

A soccer game at 6542m !

Inauguration was carried out on october 20th, 2010. the museum will open to public eventually. please call us: 77585175

Multiple themes related to high altitude

How to visit

Street address

Tel: (591-2) 77585175


Zubieta University

Rio Soqueri # 55

Miraflores Bajo

La Paz, Bolivia

A una cuadra de la Avenida del Poeta, cerca a la gruta

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Science at high altitude