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Centro Cultural Metropolitano

Garcia Moreno N3-151 | Espejo, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Hidden old forbidden books

Always love Centro Cultural Metropolitano. There are art exhibitions all the time and there is no... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Artius V
Free to enter and fantastic views from the roof

Not a lot to see in this huge buildings but take the elevator to the 2 floor and get some great... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Jacksonville, Florida
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This museum houses a rich collection of colonial art.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“old town” (5 reviews)
“library” (5 reviews)
“exhibits” (4 reviews)
Garcia Moreno N3-151 | Espejo, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Always love Centro Cultural Metropolitano. There are art exhibitions all the time and there is no entrance fee. You have access to the library there also. On most normal days, you could see the hard working students of El Colegio Mejia like library mice eating...More

Thank Artius V
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Not a lot to see in this huge buildings but take the elevator to the 2 floor and get some great views of Independence square and mountains from the other side. Free to enter and Clean bathrooms as well.

Thank AroundTheWorldKen
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Once inside the building opens up into a number of courtyards. Some great ceiling decorations. Ancient book copying machines on display. Lovely library.

Thank sophia27
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The place has the mystical aura of times past and offers excellent older books in spanish to read. the on-going exhibitions make the Centro Cultural Metropolitano a must to visit because it is dedicated to foster knowledge and culture.

Thank Artius V
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Free to get in, this museum currently has some nice photos of several Latin American country's peoples. Although they have English translations introducing some of the photographers, I thought it could be much improved by having captions on each photo explaining what the photo is...More

Thank TheProdigitalSon
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a very impressive building which is free to enter. At present there is a superb photographic exhibition created by journalists which is a retrospective on the everyday issues facing South Americans. It covers not just Ecuador but many of the other South American...More

Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Huge under-utilized space. Occasional interesting piece of sculpture but you will find more "works of art or culture" in your typical city block.

Thank Warren P
Reviewed 17 October 2016

One of my favourite places in Quito, you can find temporary photography and exhibitions. The library is huge and you'll find amazing historical books and information.

Thank Alexandra V
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went on a free walking tour of the Old Town. Along the way, we stopped at the Metropolitan Cultural Center. Go to the rooftop for some nice views of the Old City Streets

Thank eaglecadd
Reviewed 5 October 2016

In this Museum there is nothing in english. Not even a flyer or something. And the spanish is quite complicated, so if you don't speak spanish fluently go somewhere else.

Thank Matthias R
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