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Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana

De Diciembre 794 y Patria 6, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2 902 262
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National Museum closed

The National Museum is definitely closed since two years and there is no scheduled date for... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
galeopsis
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Berlin
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Nice Museum ... but

... but most of the galleries (salas) were closed when we visited. It’s free. One gallery was a... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Sam w
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This museum features the finest Ecuadorian art and facilities for artistic performances, traveling exhibitions and film screenings.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“museum” (13 reviews)
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De Diciembre 794 y Patria 6, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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+593 2 902 262
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The National Museum is definitely closed since two years and there is no scheduled date for reopening. This is the museum with the great collection of precolumbian art. If you find on the internet the Museo Nacional del Banco de Ecuador which seems to be...More

Thank galeopsis
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

... but most of the galleries (salas) were closed when we visited. It’s free. One gallery was a tribute to an Ecuadorian artist. The Guayasamin gallery was closed. The park across the street had a lot of vendors (usual tourist stuff) plus an attractive stone...More

Thank Sam w
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana hosts a museum with a large and extremely interesting collection of modern art, mainly paintings from the XIX century onwards. There is also a collection of musical instruments and an ethnographic museum.plenty of informative texts (in Spanish) and very...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is a beautiful complex that is well worth visiting, and is the meeting place for international conferences, and many other events

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying at Hilton colon and walked over to park across the street and wandered around and then saw this museum It's free Nice, but day we were there most of it was closed for some event We saw 2 galleries one of contemporary...More

1  Thank BernDude
Reviewed 11 October 2015

A free performance facility with outstanding ballet dancers. On the day we happened to come across this culture center (we were going to the art fair across the street at the park on a Sunday), a "Circus" ballet was being performed free. The theater was...More

1  Thank 40countrytraveler
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Besides the artifacts and historical relics, there was a very cool contemporary art show and two of the artists were there to answer your questions and just enjoy your reaction to their work. Very relaxing museum with few people.

Thank pglaw
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This museum gets little publicity. I am so sad that only 14 people have even reviewed it here. I only knew about it because two people from Quito sent me there. It does not even get in the tourist brochures. There is a beautifully displayed...More

Thank Noel78
Reviewed 9 July 2014

It was nice, but I expected more. There was a nice exhibition if a local artist with beautiful paintings, but that was it, I expected more!!

Thank carolinadias
Reviewed 1 May 2014

At first we just saw the current exhibits which were fine, but not in English as well as Spanish. Then we discovered the historical side of the museum (to the left after you enter) which had both English and Spanish descriptions for many of the...More

2  Thank Kevin M
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