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The Museum and Ancestral Park of Pumapungo, are the two main elements that conform the cultural complex administered by Ecuador's Culture and Heritage Ministry in the city of Cuenca. These are public spaces, open to a variety of cultural activities...more
Calle Larga y Huayna Capac s/n, Cuenca 010110, Ecuador
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Interesting museum. Was no charge to get in. They supply lockers to put bags & backpacks. Lot of security on floors. Very impressive grounds out back to take a nice walk. We walked to museum from our hotel in town.
I initially went here to visit the museum but serendipitously encountered a lovely, peaceful green space further down the archeological site. It was raining during my visit, but nonetheless I took my time appreciating their (surprisingly diverse) variety of ancestral crops and flowers and capturing...More
I personally really loved the museum, it wasn’t huge but I thought it was a nice size, conveniently located with a lot of different types of things. A friend of mine went a few days after I visited and did not enjoy it as much...More
In this museum you can know how people lived in Ecuador before the Spaniards arrived, including the Incas and how different groups of Ecuador live nowadays in every corner of the country. It is amazing how a small country has such a big variety of...More
Really impressive collection of Indigenous Indian Artifacts and European history. A couple of hours to learn about Ecuador. There is symphony music next door on some weekend evenings. On the edge of El Centro and the river.
Don't miss this if you are interested in the ancient culture of the area! The museum is filled with intricate dioramas of the various types of indigenous people who once lived in this area. There are also full size "walk-through" areas showing how their homes...More
We really enjoyed this place for several reasons. It is a well organized history with terrific displays including delightful dioramas in miniature and life-sized. The first floor signage was Spanish but upstairs much was in both English and Spanish. You simply slide the device to...More