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Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana

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It's free!! and kind of cool!

Besides the artifacts and historical relics, there was a very cool contemporary art show and two of... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2015
San Francisco, California
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It is open

We started with conflicting information about whether the museums were open. They are, and the... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2018
Knoxville, Tennessee
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This museum features the finest Ecuadorian art and facilities for artistic performances, traveling exhibitions and film screenings.
De Diciembre 794 y Patria 6, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2 902 262
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

... 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

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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed June 13, 2017

This is a beautiful complex that is well worth visiting, and is the meeting place for international conferences, and many other events

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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at Hilton colon and walked over to park across the street and wandered around and then saw this museum It's free Nice, but day we were there most of it was closed for some event We saw 2 galleries one of contemporary...More

1  Thank BernDude
Reviewed October 11, 2015

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

1  Thank 40countrytraveler
Reviewed March 31, 2015

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.

Thank pglejm
Reviewed August 8, 2014

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

Thank Noel78
Reviewed July 8, 2014

It was nice, but I expected more. There was a nice exhibition if a local artist with beautiful paintings, but that was it, I expected more!!

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