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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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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
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(593) 239-5122
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"equator line"
in 128 reviews
"shrunken heads"
in 72 reviews
"real equator"
in 101 reviews
"mitad del mundo"
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"straight line"
in 35 reviews
"coriolis effect"
in 35 reviews
"actual equator"
in 52 reviews
"water drain"
in 13 reviews
"fun experiments"
in 19 reviews
"raw egg"
in 14 reviews
"indigenous tribes"
in 12 reviews
"fun place to visit"
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"guided tour"
in 60 reviews
"southern hemisphere"
in 31 reviews
"counter clockwise"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"inti nan"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is one of those educational places that everyone in the family can appreciate. There’s quite a lot to see. I suggest allowing two hours. There are exhibits about indigenous lifestyle, an example of an indigenous home, hands on science experiments relating to differences of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although this place is admittedly kitschy, it did entertain us enormously. First, a girl bursts out of the gift shop and exhorts everyone to join her in a quick, frenetic line dance, then you tromp through various dioramas with your guide, and.. you end up...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were taken there as part of our Welcome To Quito Orientation package with World Teach. We stopped unfortunately briefly outside the other Mitad Del Mundo site before being taken to this one, a cheaper, tackier imitation with small, tasteless exhibits , regular dances by...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It took about 45 minutes to get there from Old Town on a Sunday morning. We took a taxi but not metered, and it cost $20. We visited Mitad del Mundo first (you can see my review). As you leave the main entrance of la...More

Thank lightningboy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here as we'd read that it was the 'real' location of the equator line. While this is true, there is so much more to this activity! You pay a small entrance fee, and are then given a guided tour throughout. The guide explains...More

Thank nzTrina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kinda kitshy, but better than the drive into the entrance and the entry into the attraction suggested. Especially next to the Middle of the World attraction, which looks much more "professional" and "official."

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a stop on a city tour. Not sure what to expect but certainly was not this. Reminded me of a kiddies park; amusing enough but not somewhere I would recommend.

Thank Steve G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed this site as had a great tour guide, it made me think of being on the Jungle boat ride at disney cause they have some pretty cheesy lines but they also provide very interesting facts and the my 15 year old was entertained and...More

Thank Laura B
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

This Museum has great guides who speak your native language and interesting and fun activities that prove you are really at the equator. Much better than the big "theme park" Mitad del Mundo" next door!

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

This is supposed to be the 'real' Mitad del Mundo line as opposed to the official government sponsored one about 400m away. It probably isn't and exact location either; it is tacky, but fun. And the native exhibits are very interesting. Make sure you have...More

Thank CoolBrewster
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prettyvacant27
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
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Walkincircles
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
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Karen2921952
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.
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