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A hidden Gem

We visited this place while on the Loja Free Walks. There is a coffee shop and also live music... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Patty P
Hillsboro, Ohio
A Modest Gem

Housed in what was once, I believe, a school founded by one of Loja's early benefactors, the nicely... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Toronto, Canada
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Calle Bernardo Valdivieso 09-42 | corner of Calle Vincente Roca Rocafuerte, Loja 110150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

Very interesting displays about local musicians. Great lifetime chart that shows how many off the greats lived during the same era.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This is a lot of articles and awards for some local composers. Mildly interesting but if you're not into the local music might want to skip it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

This is a free museum, and you get what you pay for. Disclaimer: it’s all in Spanish. I think this place would benefit from an audio guide, especially for foreigners who don’t know the names/music the exhibit is referring to. It’s a nice collection of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank zbak342
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We visited this place while on the Loja Free Walks. There is a coffee shop and also live music sometimes. The museum needed more time to go through so we plan to return.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Patty P
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Housed in what was once, I believe, a school founded by one of Loja's early benefactors, the nicely restored Museum pays homage to Loja's considerable musical past. Collected are instruments, sheet music, awards, certificates and photos of distinguished musical Lojanians (?) past. Also of interest...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

A city, the cradle of art, literature and music ... has outstanding musicians and songwriters ... it is interesting to listen to the gastronomy of music according to the Charter of Music ...

Date of experience: November 2017
Reviewed 1 December 2017

It not only highlights the musical genres but when I was there they had the most amazing exhibition of masks! The courtyard just begs for a photo op

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Margo M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We enjoyed looking at memoribilia and short histories of local musicians and composers. Loja is proud of her creative folks who have made it such an artistic center.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Paula H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

As mentioned by others, everything in this museum is in Spanish, so that should be considered prior to a visit. It has two main rooms chronicling the history of local musicians from 1870 - 1920s. I enjoyed the sense of pride conveyed by Lojanos for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank EcuaAmericana
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We enjoyed this museum and its cafe. The musical history was quite fascinating and unexpected. The museum is very nicely situated and easily accessible on foot in the town center. It would have been even better if there were English translations attached to the information.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank zuzanka1
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