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Museo Etnohistorico de Artesanias del Ecuador Mindalae

Reina Victoria N 26-166 y La Nina, Quito 170522, Ecuador
+593 2-223-0609
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A Must Visit Museum in Quito!

Location: It's in the north end of La Mariscal district, a very short walk from the JW Marriott... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Luvtosafari
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Los Angeles, California
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Mindalae Museu - the Very Structure Reflects the Cosmology of the Peoples Represented.

I loved the design of the museum building which gives a taste of the experience of the cosmology of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JaneinOakland
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Oakland, CA, USA
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  • Excellent56%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
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Reina Victoria N 26-166 y La Nina, Quito 170522, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Location: It's in the north end of La Mariscal district, a very short walk from the JW Marriott Quito. Lots of restaurants and bars close by as well. Museum: It has several floors and organized by types of folk art and topics: Shamans, Textiles, Musical...More

Thank Luvtosafari
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the design of the museum building which gives a taste of the experience of the cosmology of the ancient peoples. The very top of the building lets in the sun and there is a space on each level for the sun to find...More

Thank JaneinOakland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group loved the artifacts, and the poor lighting others have addressed is actually good conservation practice for such valuable objects. The lighting is on timers and illuminates when you step into a room, so you can see everything very clearly. Clever setup where you...More

Thank asd0913
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We were only able to spend 1 hour of what should be 3-4 hours. Great historical perspective with pottery, artwork, weapons, tools. Name it, they have it along with a great giftstore. Don't miss this.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Hundreds and hundreds of interesting works of various Ecuadoran culture, but the lighting is so poor, it is difficult to appreciate what you are trying to see. |Also many displays at floor level and high up, which also contributed to my frustration of not being...More

Thank Just-Ask-Me1937
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden treasure. A small but informative museum on indigenous culture and their artistic products and handicrafts of all forms and ages. Many signs in English and French as well as Spanish These are reproductions but you can touch and feel your way...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I loved this tiny museum, it has good pieces to show and also you can just walk around it a minimum of 15' up to 30' It is definitely worth it and is just a step away from food and coffe,

Thank Artius V
Reviewed 27 January 2017

If you love art be sure to stop by here, learn about some of the local culture... and have a coffee also.

Thank travelingfemale
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Not very big but certainly worth an hour or so. Exhibits are very interesting and well maintained. They recommend you take elevator to fifth floor and work your way down. It's a great way to go. Picture taking allowed. Quality gifts for sale at very...More

Thank mark s
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is a museum Built inside the monument of the half of the world, this museum has nine levels and on the top floor there is a beautiful viewpoint, the view is completely wonderful, the service within the museum was excellent, the tour guides explained...More

Thank Eliana V
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