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Abya-Yala Museum

Av. 12 de Octubre N 23-116 | Corner of 12 de Octubre and Wilson, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Great collection, with limited interps in English

This ethnographical collection focuses on a number of indigenous Ecuadorean cultures. It's really... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2017
Steve K
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Hobart, Australia
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Cute museum

This museum is not always opened to the public and doesn´t have many artifacts. It has some books... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2016
VerCit3
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Quito, Ecuador
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Apr 25, 2017
“Great collection, with limited interps in English”
Mar 16, 2016
“Cute museum”
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Av. 12 de Octubre N 23-116 | Corner of 12 de Octubre and Wilson, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

This ethnographical collection focuses on a number of indigenous Ecuadorean cultures. It's really quite good, but be warned that there is only a certain number of large information panels in English - all other interpretation is in Spanish. As elsewhere in Quito, getting in is...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2016

This museum is not always opened to the public and doesn´t have many artifacts. It has some books and information for people interested in anthropology and sociology.

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Reviewed October 5, 2015

This museum features mainly information and pieces of the various indigenous cultures still living in Ecuador and Columbia. Combined with pieces from prehistoric times and the interesting but not overwhelming descriptions (mainly in Spanish, sometimes also in English) a visit to this place gives you...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2015

A large collection of well-labeled pieces from different areas and different time periods of Ecuador. Lots of ceramic pieces, some with very detailed ornamentation. Textiles and baskets, musical instruments, weapons and a dugout canoe. There were many items of jewelry and headdresses, apparently worn by...More

Thank Jean L
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