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Museo de la Ciudad

Garcia Moreno 572 y Rocafuerte, Quito 170150, Ecuador
593 2 283 882
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Garcia Moreno 572 y Rocafuerte, Quito 170150, Ecuador
593 2 283 882
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Considering it's telling the history of Quito, this museum is in a very modern setting, with 21st century exhibits. It's only $3 to visit and because everything is labelled in Spanish only, make sure you take the tour with the English speaking guide, which is...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum is the UNESCO cultural heritage site . The brutal expedition of Spanish into Amazonian valley in 1631 was vividly depicted ; the progression of church mass shows the power of social status being intimately connected to money. The floor inlay of Quito resembles...More

Thank Hanney Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's probably not a destination I would walk a mile to see, but if you are within a block or two, this makes for a nice short stop. History of Quito for the last 400 plus years.

Thank john P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is not large and can be viewed in under an hour. I was disappointed at how little of the information was in English. It wasn't a particularly informative visit consequently. This museum could be skipped if your time is limited in Quito.

Thank Sagar D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not very big and doesn't seem that popular, but I'm glad we went. The courtyard is very nice, and I liked the atmosphere.

Thank longislander22
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This museum is right there close to the Palacio de Gobierno, and it will always surprise you. You can just see the beautiful patios or go inside and enjoy the culture of this ancient city. Strongly recommend.

Thank lahueca
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This museum is inexpensive and gives the history of the area from its earliest origins. However, despite being told otherwise, most of the displays are only in Spanish so we couldn't get as much out of it as we wanted. Nonetheless, we spent over 2...More

Thank WG89519
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I visited several Quito museums to get the best understanding possible, with this one helping me understand Quito after the Spanish arrived. Not much of the museum signage is in English, so a guide is necessary. Exhibits are interesting and explain much of the turmoil...More

Thank Tirebiter8
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My wife and I were looking for something a little different and our driver suggested this museum. I am so glad he did. It gave us the history of the City of Quito from ancient times up to modern day. It was very interesting. I...More

Thank Whgille
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A really great theme to illustrate Quito through 10 millennia but Museum can't quite live up to promise. The English language illustrations are rare and not as involved as those in Spanish. The combination with the 450 year old hospital is badly illustrated and not...More

Thank Fred B
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Hi, how much is a ticket into the museum?
9 May 2015|
Response from Eduardo C | Reviewed this property |
About $2.50 per person
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