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All in Spanish

We saw this place on a walking tour with an English speaking guide (Free Walks/Loja). Good thing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Penrose, North Carolina
A hidden Gem

We visited this place while on the Loja Free Walks. There is a coffee shop and also live music... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
Patty P
Hillsboro, Ohio
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Calle Bernardo Valdivieso 09-42 | corner of Calle Vincente Roca Rocafuerte, Loja 110150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw this place on a walking tour with an English speaking guide (Free Walks/Loja). Good thing because none of the displays include English descriptions. Would have loved to have heard some examples of the styles of music. A very pretty period building with courtyards....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

If you’re interested in Loja’s music scene and want to learn more about some of the great singers/musicians that came from here, this is a must-see. The museum is located in a lovingly restored old building in the heart of the old town. Adjacent is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

Very interesting displays about local musicians. Great lifetime chart that shows how many off the greats lived during the same era.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a lot of articles and awards for some local composers. Mildly interesting but if you're not into the local music might want to skip it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Millet02
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a free museum, and you get what you pay for. Disclaimer: it’s all in Spanish. I think this place would benefit from an audio guide, especially for foreigners who don’t know the names/music the exhibit is referring to. It’s a nice collection of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank zbak342
Reviewed March 22, 2018

We visited this place while on the Loja Free Walks. There is a coffee shop and also live music sometimes. The museum needed more time to go through so we plan to return.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Patty P
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Housed in what was once, I believe, a school founded by one of Loja's early benefactors, the nicely restored Museum pays homage to Loja's considerable musical past. Collected are instruments, sheet music, awards, certificates and photos of distinguished musical Lojanians (?) past. Also of interest...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

A city, the cradle of art, literature and music ... has outstanding musicians and songwriters ... it is interesting to listen to the gastronomy of music according to the Charter of Music ...

Date of experience: November 2017
Reviewed November 30, 2017

It not only highlights the musical genres but when I was there they had the most amazing exhibition of masks! The courtyard just begs for a photo op

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Margo M
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We enjoyed looking at memoribilia and short histories of local musicians and composers. Loja is proud of her creative folks who have made it such an artistic center.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Paula H
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