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Museo del Banco Central del Ecuador Ibarra

Oviedo y Sucre, Ibarra 100150, Ecuador
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Good and informative museum

We both found this museum very good and informative and it's a great place to learn about the... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Ulla V
via mobile
A nice museum to go to...

This museum I like the most in Ibarra because it shows the history of the city. It has beautiful... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Chantal G
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Ibarra, Ecuador
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Oviedo y Sucre, Ibarra 100150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We both found this museum very good and informative and it's a great place to learn about the different pre-Inka cultures in this part of Ecuador. All the artefacts are beautiful and interesting too. The museum is free - an added bonus. All you have...More

1  Thank Ulla V
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This museum I like the most in Ibarra because it shows the history of the city. It has beautiful golden artifacts, pottery, weapons etc from the Inca age that they found in the province. Not open in weekends though...

Thank Chantal G
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I liked the city of ibarra is very interesting,amazigne,and beautiful .Because ,exist a quiet atmosphere,helping the turist to relax,too there is a good hosts with yours places, for example exist the relaxing place “Mirador del Arcangel” ,this place is excelent for be in family at...More

Thank Fredy C
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Essential. Offering a fine overview of ancient and colonial Ecuador, displayed in close to 2,000 pre-Inca artifacts, pottery, gold...with exhibits going up and through colonial times to some modern art. Quito has other interesting museums displaying its own well-known contemporary artists... I really don't have...More

Thank Carla H
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Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

In about 2hours inside & out of this museum I received a great history lesson that tied many things together about Ecuador-only about 40% of the exhibits have English conversions but you get a great feel for culture & traditions as well as geography &...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2015

This museum was one of the best I have ever visited. Through dioramas it shows how the first Ecuadorians lived in caves along the ocean and from there became more sophisticated with farming and forming communities. Then came the Incas to form larger areas. The...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2014

With my friends visited Banco Central Museum where learned many things about the Ecuadorian and South America History and Culture

1  Thank Ren_M2014
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Reviewed 21 October 2014

Fantastic special exhibit of painted pre-columbian bowels, great permanent exhibit. Super staff. English signage.

1  Thank Jas_5555555
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

This small museum has a nice collection of local artifacts dating back thousands of year, and explains the local history in both English and Spanish. The guards at the door asked to keep my passport while I was in the museum.

2  Thank 487kristinb
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Reviewed 9 October 2012

Note that at time of writing it is housed in the Casa de la Cultura! The perhaps temporary location of the collection is a bit tricky to find - it is not well signposted if signposted at all. It was free entry and central, so...More

1  Thank interestedToHear
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