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Centro Cultural Metropolitano

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Museum, library, cafe and a community center—free

It’s a museum and art gallery as well as a library, cafe and community center. This place has it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Malibu, California
Nice building

Another spot to visit in Quito´s old town. Art exhibition are shown here for free. A public library... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2018
Marcos M
Quito, Ecuador
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This museum houses a rich collection of colonial art.
Garcia Moreno N 3-151 | Espejo, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a museum and art gallery as well as a library, cafe and community center. This place has it all. Well worth a walk thru and like most places it’s free. Roof top offers great views and photo opportunities. The building is as cool as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

Another spot to visit in Quito´s old town. Art exhibition are shown here for free. A public library and a good restaurant also in it. A good view of the city from the rooftop. Recommended!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marcos M
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I came upon this cente as I strolled down Garcia Moreno between Plaza Grande and Plaza San Francisco. I didn't have to go up the central staircase to see why the place is so popular. Once in the central entrance the first thing you see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jack H
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This building houses a number of activities including the national library and a contemporary arts gallery, currently showing a yoko ono exhibition. It is worth climbing up to the flat roof for a view over the rooftops

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Superb Yoko Ono exhibition... All is in the title! Serious topics approached with an interpretation perspective so adaptd to all audiences. Must do on your list!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Having watched the ceremony of the changing of the guard, we visited the centre on the way back to the hotel. A lovely building outside, reveals a beautiful interior upon entry. The courtyard has been cleverly coved with a glass and steel structure, which does...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

This museum is always interesting, with different exhibits rotating over the months. We enjoyed it two years ago and again this visit. The history of Quito is extremely well done, even with a train car you can sit in and "travel" through the Andes in,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Katharine G
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Stunning, moving, heart wrenching. This exhibit deserves your attention. A variety of modalities used to present the information. More in English would have been helpful. Wonderful old building, hapoy to see it preserved.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Laura J
Reviewed December 21, 2017

The colonial museum is interesting and has some good colonial painting. More interesting this visit was a contemporary art exhibit in the rotating gallery. If you are interested in the early history of Quito as a Spanish colonial city, this is your place but ask...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We happened upon this cultural center while walking around Old Town. It had an interesting photography exhibit called "La intimidad es politico". Free entrance. There were also photos from the Pantone skin color exhibit.

Date of experience: October 2017
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August 3, 2017|
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Saturday 9AM–5:30PM Sunday 10AM–4PM