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The National Museum recognizes the multiplicity of identities of Ecuadorian society, its permanent transformation and mobility, and seeks to establish itself as a space for participation, dialogue, confrontation and representation in the public...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Avenida Patria | Between Avenida 6 de Diciembre and Avenida 12 de Octubre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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This museum has diverse displays arranged thematically. You can see the culture, history, and art of the people of Ecuador. I enjoyed the display of pre-Colombian gold and the special exhibit on sexuality in pre-Colombian art.
We really enjoyed this great museum and learned much about Ecuadorian history. It’s a nice mix of antiquities and more contemporary pieces. The collection is diverse and interesting. We went for the morning, left for a relaxed lunch and returned to see more in the...More
I have visited this museum since it was part of the Banco Central del Ecuador. This time, the museum reopened with a new concept. The collection is displayed according to different topics, not necessarily in a chronologic fashion. It takes a little while to digest...More
This is a very nice museum. It is not overcrowded with art or artifacts to look at, but the displays are very good. I particularly liked the sculptures of the women on the first two floors. They also have a nice gift shop and coffee...More