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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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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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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Visited here with a group on same adventure holiday . The museum itself shows some interesting stuff shrunken heads, glass case with huge tarantula, small fish that can enter your body via urethra etc. But the experiments on the actual equator line were so much...More
I visited this bizarre museum located on the equator with my 80 yo mom and two teenage nieces. It had everything from totems to a tomb, to a detailed presentation on how to make a shrunken human head, which I could have done without.
I visited here with Community Adventures tour from the Community Hostel in Quito. It was great fun as well as informative. Learning about the indigenous people and their customs was good as was the fun and games on the equator line. Don't forget your passport...More
We visited the museum on September 12, 2019 on a day that was not crowded at all. An English speaking guide was available for us that was engaging, informative, and humorous. The explanations of the indigenous peoples, the shrunken heads, and jungle wildlife was great....More
You will be entertained, amazed and convinced! A guide will take you through the grounds in a small group, informing you about Ecuador and is history and giving you the opportunity to join in with a traditional dance. You will also get hands on opportunities...More