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Ethnohistoric Museum of Handicrafts of Ecuador

Reina Victoria & La Nina, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Must visit this museum!

This is one of the most beautiful museums I've ever visited. It's simply fascinating! Wonderfully... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
TravelGypsy1953
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Austin, Texas
Interesting exhibits

It's small, but only $3 to get in plus they have discounts available. The exhibits were... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
Les L
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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One of the most interesting folklore museums we've visited. Exhibits provide multiple interpretations showing the natural resources and materials with which mhandicrafts
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
15 Jun 2016
“Must visit this museum!”
5 May 2016
“Interesting exhibits”
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Reina Victoria & La Nina, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is one of the most beautiful museums I've ever visited. It's simply fascinating! Wonderfully laid out display of life in Ecuador and the handicrafts made by various indigenous groups over the ages. It's a small museum but I'd allow at least an hour to...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

It's small, but only $3 to get in plus they have discounts available. The exhibits were interesting, it was a nice place to go close to the hotel.

Thank Les L
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Even more impressive than the wide range of historical pieces this building houses is the way it is laid out and the items presented. Unique, approachable - you can even touch many of the items. The "eye" formed by the stairway, as well as other...More

Thank Mary V
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

I found this "museum" to be consistent with the very inferior merchandise for sale in the museum store--little more than an uninventive display of, yes "ethnic" stuff, but indeed mediocre examples of commercial artisanry displayed primarily to entice the visitor to spend money on the...More

3  Thank Reginald W
Reviewed 5 January 2014

This museum is very interesting to learn about some of the historical artifacts of the artisans in Ecuador. It is so amazing to see articles from past cultures and learn how they were used. We had the opportunity to have dinner at the museum with...More

Thank BiggPapa
Reviewed 24 October 2012

The museum is located near the Marriott and Holiday Inn Express. They have 4-5 floors with exhibits showing everything from weapons to pottery. Also included were costumes, jewelery, hats and headgear, sculpture etc. There was a movie which described how various things were made. The...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2013
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Reviewed 5 May 2012
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