National Museum of Ecuador, Quito

4.4
#6 of 46 in Museums in Quito
A must-see for history enthusiasts, National Museum of Ecuador contains more than 1,500 items and artifacts, from pre-Incan civilizations to the present day. Roam the exhibition halls, which chronologically present historical items starting at 11,000 BCE. See collections of gold items, mummies, statues, tools, clothing, and other pieces from the lives of Ecuador's indigenous nations. Besides the artifacts, you can view paintings ranging from the colonial times to the republican era, as well as contemporary art pieces. Note that due to recent renovations it may be closed; check before you go. Plan your National Museum of Ecuador visit and explore what else you can see and do in Quito using our Quito trip builder website.
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  • Not a museum that is merely show - while not huge, every piece - art, maps, statues, work from indigenous people thousands of years old... If you want to learn about the history of the country, and...  more »
  • This museum has many historical, significant, and beautiful items that are important to the peoples of Ecuador and certainly a must see if you are interested in learning about Ecuador.  more »
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  • Fantastic Museum that is totally free with great historical artifacts and Modern Art all-in-one fantastic wonderful Museum! Really loved the day and some of the art is even Interactive!
  • Friendly and informative staff. Wonderful historical culture and a great learning experience for locals and foreigners alike.

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