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Calle Larga y Huayna Capac Esquina, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-283-1521
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are i Cuenca, you must visit this museum! You will have a lot of information about the equatorian indians way of life! Nice experience!

Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very very cool...amazing place to go in Cuenca..its really a must... lots of great history lesson on the area...! u will love it

Thank Aprender Inglés L
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The premier museum of Cuenca, Pumapungo Museo houses visiting collections by contemporary artist as well as a small permanent collection, cultural exhibits, a collection of Ecuadorian currencies, the access to the Pumapungo Inca ruins. Additionally it contains a theater used for lectures, films and musical...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Indeed world class and I would have given it 5 stars if it hadn't been full of school children so you had to wait too long to see the exhibits. They also created a background of noise that followed you throughout. The museum should limit...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 12 July 2018

If you want to get a clearer idea of the history if Ecuador, you should really try to visit this museum. Everything about Ecuador can be found right there! Simply amazing!

Thank Osbel G
Reviewed 15 June 2018

A great way to learn about the history of Cuenca and the valley's history from pre-colonial to the present day.

Thank emdub123
Reviewed 11 June 2018

(Note: I can read spanish, which was useful for this museum. Non-spanish speakers might need a translator/guide) This is probably one of the nicest museums in Ecuador. The photos and poems at the entrance are beautiful and represent Cuenca well. The history of the city...More

Thank Zayna B
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is a wonderful museum to visit located in the heart of the city. The museum is free and a great way to spend the morning or afternoon.

Thank mountainhiking11
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The Pumapungo Museo is a must see in Cuenca. The exhibits range from wonderful art work to a fabulous historical coin collection on the bottom floor of the Museo. If you walk to the back of the outside of the Museo there is a path...More

Thank paulI94RY
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Interesting place to visit with lots of visuals and much of the text is translated to English which is great - helpful for us! There’s art, sculptures, archaeology outside and lots of interesting areas to walk through. Free entry as well! Wish we had walked...More

Thank Sarah M
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