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It’s a Short walk from plaza grande.
Entrance is usd6.there is no audio guide but you get a book of the museum.
There are a number of room with themes. The inscriptions are in Spanish and English. There are a number of interactive stations in...More
The precolumbian artifacts are perfect and excellently exhibited in this beautifully restored townhouse. Very perfect. Descriptions are sparse, however, and maps of finds are non existent - hence 4* only
Outstanding collection of pre-Colombian artefacts collected by art lovers so the emphasis is on the visual which is delightful. Beautifully displayed with just a few well chosen items in each display case. If you’ve been to the Gold Museum in Bogotá and enjoyed it, this...More
Amazing and unexpectedly large collection of artefacts here. The day we visited there were only a handful of other people in the museum. The building itself is beautiful, and everything is laid out well with plenty of information should you want it. Unusually the museum...More
I have been to many museums and have seen some wonderful collections, however, this little museum in Quito outshines them all. It was perfection; from the pre-Columbian artifacts, to the house itself, everything was beautifully placed, displayed and lit for maximum enjoyment. I feel my...More
During our stay in Quito we wanted to gather as much history as possible. I think Casa del Alabado is a good option as it has tons of pieces exhibited and what gives it a nice touch is that it's in a 17th-century colonial house....More
This used to be a spectacular museum. The pieces are amazing!!! However, attention has taken a blow. No guides were available, they don’t accept debit card, which is silly, there is no more audio to go along with the exhibits, or if there was, they...More
If you are the kind of explorer that loves to learn about the Pre-Hipanic art in Ecuador, La Casa del Alabado is the right place to be. You will be surprised and amazed by the quality, extraordinary restoration and so many beautiful pieces shown in...More