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Museo Jacinto Jijon y Caamano

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Address: De Octubre y Vicente Ramon Roca 12, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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+593 2-252-9250
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Museum features the personal collection of Jacinto Jijon y Caamano, a...

Museum features the personal collection of Jacinto Jijon y Caamano, a 20th-century archaeologist, plus excellent works of modern and colonial art.

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Superb museum of pre-colonial artefacts

We were the only visitors to this wonderful display of Ecuadorean figurines, vessels, weapons and other artefacts. Everything is beautifully displayed and lit, but captions and... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2016
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

We were the only visitors to this wonderful display of Ecuadorean figurines, vessels, weapons and other artefacts. Everything is beautifully displayed and lit, but captions and audio-visual displays are only in Spanish (which I don't understand, but still thought the museum well worth an hour of our time). The photo is wrong .. the museum is brand spanking new within... More 

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Reviewed 18 December 2014

This newly renovated museum is a real find, learn about an historical Ecuadorian figure and his search to unearth the cultural history of his country. Excellent collection and well worth a visit. Be sure to take advantage of the museum tours.

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