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Centro Cultural Metropolitano

Garcia Moreno N3-151 | Espejo, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Excellent exhibit

We happened upon this cultural center while walking around Old Town. It had an interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Less Than Impressive

While it was free to enter I would have been upset if I paid and found what I did afterwards... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bruce H
Brisbane, Australia
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This museum houses a rich collection of colonial art.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“old town” (5 reviews)
“library” (5 reviews)
Garcia Moreno N3-151 | Espejo, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon this cultural center while walking around Old Town. It had an interesting photography exhibit called "La intimidad es politico". Free entrance. There were also photos from the Pantone skin color exhibit.

Thank TroisChatsLies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While it was free to enter I would have been upset if I paid and found what I did afterwards. There was not much at all of interest. Maybe it was just the current exhibition did not grab me but I certainly was not impressed.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Walking thru this beautiful structure was a joyous discovery. The art exhibits were powerful,relevant, and free!

Thank Zaza H
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Always love Centro Cultural Metropolitano. There are art exhibitions all the time and there is no entrance fee. You have access to the library there also. On most normal days, you could see the hard working students of El Colegio Mejia like library mice eating...More

Thank Artius V
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Not a lot to see in this huge buildings but take the elevator to the 2 floor and get some great views of Independence square and mountains from the other side. Free to enter and Clean bathrooms as well.

Thank AroundTheWorldKen
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Once inside the building opens up into a number of courtyards. Some great ceiling decorations. Ancient book copying machines on display. Lovely library.

Thank sophia27
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The place has the mystical aura of times past and offers excellent older books in spanish to read. the on-going exhibitions make the Centro Cultural Metropolitano a must to visit because it is dedicated to foster knowledge and culture.

Thank Artius V
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Free to get in, this museum currently has some nice photos of several Latin American country's peoples. Although they have English translations introducing some of the photographers, I thought it could be much improved by having captions on each photo explaining what the photo is...More

Thank TheProdigitalSon
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a very impressive building which is free to enter. At present there is a superb photographic exhibition created by journalists which is a retrospective on the everyday issues facing South Americans. It covers not just Ecuador but many of the other South American...More

Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Huge under-utilized space. Occasional interesting piece of sculpture but you will find more "works of art or culture" in your typical city block.

Thank Warren P
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3 August 2017|
Response from Artius V | Reviewed this property |
Saturday 9AM–5:30PM Sunday 10AM–4PM