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Address: Mariano Calvache E18-94 y Lorenzo Chavez | Barrio Bellavista, Quito EC170122, Ecuador
Phone Number: 5932446455
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This museum features exhibits related to the Ecuadorian contemporary artist...

This museum features exhibits related to the Ecuadorian contemporary artist Oswaldo Guayasamín including posters, signed prints and colonial religious art.

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Cultural Tour of Quito Including Artisan Chocolate Tasting
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Guayasamin

One of the most interesting places in Quito wasn't aware about this painter but see his work was incredible unique style social protest and history it imprinted it most of his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most interesting places in Quito wasn't aware about this painter but see his work was incredible unique style social protest and history it imprinted it most of his work don't miss out this museum if you go to Quito.

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Quito, Ecuador
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An impressive museum celebrating a major Artist in the Ecuadorian culture. Beautiful architecture, an impressive body of work, oversized paintings, murals, simply amazing! As an artist myself and photographer I simply loved being there, it is a cultural treasure that you have to visit, it is a nice drive and worth every minute.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Guayasamin Museum, his former home is located in an out of a way area in the city but is worth visiting. It is an extremely interesting museum with his art collection and religous pieces of art even though he was agnostic. His art works are done in acrylics, oil, watercolor, and pencil. HIs art style is similar to Pablo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked here from El Hostelito and whew it was a climb. The walk is through a little neighborhood and we passed a cool football pitch. I might recommend a taxi though if you don't want to walk the hills. The museum is fairly large and I'd budget 2-3 hours for it. You can take a tour in English or... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this museum and house of Guayasamin. An extensive collection of his own art as well as an enormous collection of South American and European artists works. My only feedback would be that the tour through the main house felt very rushed and it really gave you no time to really look at the works properly. Other than that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never heard of this artist before visiting this museum. Loved his work and the museum. You need to take a taxi but it is worth it. Allocate a 2-3 hours for the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the art in Guayasamin. It was thought provoking, emotive, striking. I bought some posters to put up even as art in my own home. I didn't know of this artist, so it was a pleasant surprise.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had no idea who Guayasamin was until I read about him in a guide book. The guide book said his home and Chapel of Man were not to be missed and I agree. I could have spent all day in his home, now converted to a museum. As well as a fantastic collection of religious art and pre-Columbian artifacts,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an organized tour but nothing to do our first morning, so we went to the museum and la Capillia Del Hombre. The gallery was over the top, but I really loved the home tour..what a wonderful gift to the city and country by this amazing artist!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a find I was complete unfamiliar with this artist and so glad that we took the time to go see the museum and his home. His work is inspiring and moving a must for anyone interested in art - kids loved it.

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