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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 good29%
  • Average6%
  • 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 2 days ago via mobile

Soon ten places like that each say they are right No one is exact Probably on a difficult location where there is no road

Thank Jef v
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have visited twice and I have learned and re-learned about the middle of world and its facts. A must to visit in Quito. Kids and adults love it.. it is an interactive museum where everyone can learn and have fun!

Thank MCSilvaEcuador
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the real middle of the earth! The museum is quite small and all outdoors. Very touristy of course but also really interesting. A guide is provided with the entrance fee and the groups are small. There are all sorts of fascinating hands-on activities...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes, my second time here. When you visit a new place, sometimes your excitement is overwhelming and you forget to listen to some details that the guide is explaining. Then you visit again, like in my case, and some details and memories return. This time,...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this opportunity to straddle the North and South Hemispheres at Lattitude 00-00-00. Well informed docents demonstrate the unique phenomena of gravity and Coriolis force. A brief history of the indigenous people and custom of shrinking heads is included. BRING YOUR PASSPORT; you can...More

Thank carriagehouse37
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Far out experiments and a cool old feel. CHECK IT OUT the experiments they show you can not happen anywhere else in the world!

Thank Louelife
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe I'm a nerd but I loved the equatorial line and the museum around it. It is a bit messy and they jump from one thing to another but it is for a me a must to visit. Nice experiments and fun to try the...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually people just go to the monument CIUDAD MITAD DEL MUNDO, this one is the indigenpus one with full of history and cool guides. 100% recommended

Thank Lisa Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where you want to go to test out the remarkable scientific phenomena related to the equator. Tour guides are incredibly informative and tell you a great deal about the local wildlife, the native peoples as well as the ecosystems. They also let you...More

Thank jaindough
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to have an amazing learning experience. A guide will explain about the culture of the idigenous. Also will demostrate physical phenomenons that only ocure over the equatorial line. Also you will have the chance to balance an egg over a nail, if you...More

Thank Luis M
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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.
September 22, 2015|
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Response from loonietunes123 | Reviewed this property |
There's definitely a post box , my friend sent her postcards there but she had already out the stamps on them in Quito.