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We started with conflicting information about whether the museums were open. They are, and the collection is quite nice and well organized. The pre-Colombian artifacts are particularly interesting.
Our main disappointment arises from the fact that we were told that guided tours were available in...More
The National Museum is definitely closed since two years and there is no scheduled date for reopening. This is the museum with the great collection of precolumbian art.
If you find on the internet the Museo Nacional del Banco de Ecuador which seems to be...More
... but most of the galleries (salas) were closed when we visited. It’s free. One gallery was a tribute to an Ecuadorian artist. The Guayasamin gallery was closed. The park across the street had a lot of vendors (usual tourist stuff) plus an attractive stone...More
The Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana hosts a museum with a large and extremely interesting collection of modern art, mainly paintings from the XIX century onwards. There is also a collection of musical instruments and an ethnographic museum.plenty of informative texts (in Spanish) and very...More
We were staying at Hilton colon and walked over to park across the street and wandered around and then saw this museum
Nice, but day we were there most of it was closed for some event
We saw 2 galleries one of contemporary...More
A free performance facility with outstanding ballet dancers. On the day we happened to come across this culture center (we were going to the art fair across the street at the park on a Sunday), a "Circus" ballet was being performed free. The theater was...More
Besides the artifacts and historical relics, there was a very cool contemporary art show and two of the artists were there to answer your questions and just enjoy your reaction to their work. Very relaxing museum with few people.
This museum gets little publicity. I am so sad that only 14 people have even reviewed it here. I only knew about it because two people from Quito sent me there. It does not even get in the tourist brochures. There is a beautifully displayed...More