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Guayasamin Museum

Mariano Calvache E18-94 y Lorenzo Chavez | Barrio Bellavista, Quito 170122, Ecuador
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This museum features exhibits related to the Ecuadorian contemporary artist Oswaldo Guayasamín including posters, signed prints and colonial religious art.
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Mariano Calvache E18-94 y Lorenzo Chavez | Barrio Bellavista, Quito 170122, Ecuador
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Reviewed June 6, 2016

I did not know much about Guayasamin's work. The short English tour took us through his house and described his life and his art. Really well done.

Thank avertie
Reviewed May 25, 2016

I felt a bit saddened when I visited here; but I felt it importance of what the artist was communicating through his work. It's always important to know what has happened in the past in order to help eradicate the 'gene' that causes hatred of...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed May 24, 2016

The Guayasamin Museum was amazing. The artwork by Guayasamin took my breath away. The artwork by Guayasamin are massive, the museum is also a beautiful location that overlooks Quito.

Thank Denise M
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

The house was very nice and Guyasamin's collections of pre-Columbian and colonial art were outstanding. It was also see some of his work in his studio.

Thank Les L
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Love going to this house. It was beautiful and interested to learn about Guayasamin. This house was so worth seeing so glad we did this Museum

Thank 16rebecca
Reviewed May 10, 2016

The $5.00 taxi ride to get to this wonderful museum is well worth it. Located high on a mountainside overlooking Quito, this home, studio, museum, gallery and chapel owned and built by Oswaldo Guayasamin is fascinating. From a humble beginning to a world famous artist,...More

Thank divezuzu
Reviewed May 6, 2016

A great Sunday afternoon outing. Hop in a cab (pre-arranged expense of $10) and head out to Oswaldo Guayasamin museum and home. This place is bound to stir emotions. A reverential homage to all those people who have endure suffering and oppression throughout the ages....More

Thank 831travelgirl
Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

I have been travelling to Quito for the past 8 yrs and I had never visited this museum... I had a day off and decided to go on foot... It was exhausting since Quito is a high city and the museum is located uphill. If...More

Thank coliflor13
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Very interesting tour of the home & museum of one of Ecuador's top artists. Allow 2 hours, but you may want to take a taxi up the hill to the museum. Of quite a hike. $8 admission. $4 if over 65. Our English speaking guide...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is a "Not to Miss" place in Quito. Nothing less than amazing! Plan a couple of hours at least for this place.

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December 1, 2016|
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Response from Grecia R | Reviewed this property |
I am sure at the Museum, the staff could be able to address your questions.
August 13, 2015|
Response from Lorimendenhall |
it's pretty out of the way up some steep hills. get a taxi, it's a cheap fare and a difficult walk, especially if it's hot.