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Intinan Museum

Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza, a 200 metros del redondel de la Mitad del Mundo, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
(593) 239-5122
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Located close to the Equator Monument, this onsite museum features interactive exhibits on how the Incas determined the middle of the earth, plus interesting science experiments such as balancing an egg on a nail and the affects of the Coriolis force on earth.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza, a 200 metros del redondel de la Mitad del Mundo, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
(593) 239-5122
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Reviewed 5 days ago

They make you true believers that this is the true point 00 00 of the equator. Outstanding exhibition of Indigenous populations (including shrunken heads and monuments and exhibits of the tribes. Excellent explanation about the equator with great photo opportunities

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience and we also had a good guide. They certainly get visitors involved with activities related to being on the equator. I love the stamp for our passport (don't forget to take yours!)

Thank LoftyVictoria
Reviewed 1 week ago

This may not be the monument Mitad del Mondo is, but this park is so charming. The guide leads you through the whole experience to really help you understand what being on the equator means. Take your photos at the monument, but don't miss the...More

Thank AV_StL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time here! Ronaldo was our tour guide and he was great! We are learning Spanish and he helped us a lot by speaking very clearly and being very knowledgable and enthusiastic (you can get a tour in English as well) - we...More

Thank Jemma T
Reviewed 1 week ago

As I explained in my other review how to get there by bus (please read my review for Mitad Del Mundo). On the right of Mitad del Mundo complex, you can find competing museum called Intinan Solar Museum, that says they are the real equator...More

Thank Helgi I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was real interesting. As we're I come from we don't have the closeness of an equator. All information was quite interesting and to belive that you are on the equator.

Thank Marcia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guide is like a speaking recording machine, not interactive at all. The museum has been given a natural feature, not even earned. They are only showing details of what being in the middle of the world means. We came with Ecuadorians too and there...More

Thank Jaime Andres G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the true center of the earth. Although the commercialized Mitad del Mundo receives top billing, this is also very interesting and where you really need to have your picture taken You will receive a guided tour and will learn things that are not...More

Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mitad del Mundo is fun but this is the real equator! I was so impressed with our guide and the information I learned doing experiments on the equator. This is a must do when visiting Quito.

Thank FLBuckeye93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not just a monument. Fun displays and games based on the equator location. Far less busy than the main monument and museum - which is in the wrong place anyway?

Thank PeterW2804
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September 20, 2017|
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Response from cbun08 | Reviewed this property |
We had a guide when we went, I set that all up through my agency, so the entrance fee was already paid for, but I'm sure it's not much. You can typically find something on Expedia that will include transportation and the... More
November 4, 2015|
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Response from Erin P | Reviewed this property |
Hiring a guide is a great idea if you have only one day in Quito. Our guide took us to the Centro Historico to see the beautiful churches and colonial architecture, as well as the Intinan Museum. The museum will take 1-2... More
October 14, 2015|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Can't really add anything new to what's already been written. We took a taxi and it was a great, fun experience.