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Intinan Museum

Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza, a 200 metros del redondel de la Mitad del Mundo, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
(593) 239-5122
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Located close to the Equator Monument, this onsite museum features interactive exhibits on how the Incas determined the middle of the earth, plus interesting science experiments such as balancing an egg on a nail and the affects of the Coriolis force on earth.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza, a 200 metros del redondel de la Mitad del Mundo, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
(593) 239-5122
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must see! Guided tour through a village that represents their past and all tied in with the equator. Guide walked you through the quirks of being within one step of both hemispheres. Pretty remarkable experience.

Thank PanamaJohn2020
Reviewed 2 days ago

Neat place to be at Latitude 000. Balancing an egg. Can't walk a straight line. This a tour guide training ground so kids are learning how to be guide as they teach you the history of Quito and the 000 land mark and how GPS...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This site offers multiple opportunities to observe "experiments" such as water swirling in different directions in each hemisphere, and the difficulty keeping your balance while walking a straight line along the equator.

Thank Sunplower
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You pay 4USD (or 6?) to enter and wait a little bit to form a big enough group for your guide to bring you around. It's a very interesting tour, and our guide was pretty hilarious as well. I would recommend this museum over the...More

Thank lenejer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very corny, touristy, but fun and interactive. We enjoyed it better than the other one close by. Easy to understand guide was good!

Thank Martha B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Soon ten places like that each say they are right No one is exact Probably on a difficult location where there is no road

Thank Jef v
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited twice and I have learned and re-learned about the middle of world and its facts. A must to visit in Quito. Kids and adults love it.. it is an interactive museum where everyone can learn and have fun!

Thank MCSilvaEcuador
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the real middle of the earth! The museum is quite small and all outdoors. Very touristy of course but also really interesting. A guide is provided with the entrance fee and the groups are small. There are all sorts of fascinating hands-on activities...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, my second time here. When you visit a new place, sometimes your excitement is overwhelming and you forget to listen to some details that the guide is explaining. Then you visit again, like in my case, and some details and memories return. This time,...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this opportunity to straddle the North and South Hemispheres at Lattitude 00-00-00. Well informed docents demonstrate the unique phenomena of gravity and Coriolis force. A brief history of the indigenous people and custom of shrinking heads is included. BRING YOUR PASSPORT; you can...More

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5 November 2015|
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Response from Erin P | Reviewed this property |
Hiring a guide is a great idea if you have only one day in Quito. Our guide took us to the Centro Historico to see the beautiful churches and colonial architecture, as well as the Intinan Museum. The museum will take 1-2... More
15 October 2015|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Can't really add anything new to what's already been written. We took a taxi and it was a great, fun experience.
23 September 2015|
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Response from loonietunes123 | Reviewed this property |
There's definitely a post box , my friend sent her postcards there but she had already out the stamps on them in Quito.