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Intinan Museum: Tours & Tickets

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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
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
(593) 239-5122
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you in Quito - you are too close not to visit the equator line! The person working in the museum shared lots of fun and interesting facts about the equator.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank terrycarlson2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Brandylady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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. But...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank M6975VUmariaf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We both very much enjoyed the visit, nice layout. Also, the staff was very pleasant. Definitely worth the time!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stay430758
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on our own and paid for the guide. It was well worth it. You learn some other interesting facts and can stand on the actual equator.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sndovale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tavuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place you need to go to to experience the center of the earth! It was amazing! You will see and feel the difference being right at the center of the earth!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank iamciaraledesma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a real experience of the center of earth visit here. With good guides to explain where you are and leaving with a good understanding of where you were.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rober--run2it
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rickruble
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank LesD505
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Sylvie L
19 June 2019|
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Response from FellowTraveler268344 | Reviewed this property |
It’s part of the guided tour
Sylvie L
19 June 2019|
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Response from Robert D | Reviewed this property |
The entrance is about $8 and that includes a guide. we went by car so I do not know about the buses.