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Museo de la Ciudad

Garcia Moreno 572 y Rocafuerte, Quito 170150, Ecuador
593 2 283 882
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Garcia Moreno 572 y Rocafuerte, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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"interesting museum"
in 8 reviews
"city museum"
in 5 reviews
"translated into english"
in 3 reviews
"spanish colonization"
in 3 reviews
"free section"
in 2 reviews
"hospital ward"
in 2 reviews
"limited english"
in 2 reviews
"nice display"
in 2 reviews
"ecuador's history"
in 4 reviews
"favorite museum"
in 2 reviews
"nice overview"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 6 reviews
"colonial quito"
in 2 reviews
"exhibits"
in 37 reviews
"exposition"
in 5 reviews
"century"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought this would be a historical museum. Instead, using objects and exhibits strangely arrayed, it traces the social and economic development of Ecuador right up the installation of the trolley system in Quito. Someone spent a lot of money on some exhibits, like the...More

Thank Jim L
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We enjoyed the cultural exhibits which were arranged chronologically. The building originated as a hospital and we wished there was more info on that. Lovely courtyard.

Thank Jennie383
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Good museum, and sort of well organized. Part of the museum has translated cards for English and Kichwa speakers, but only about 1/3 or 1/2 of it (there was a big gap of time in the middle).

Thank 504to593
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

This is a nice museum which tells the story of the city of Quito. They had a group of students, I think, after I went thru the entrance who told me a little about the museum and the various exhibits. Some but not all of...More

Thank Lee L
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

This old hospital has been converted into a history museum extending centuries; however, very, very little of it was accompanied by any translation of any other language, English included. It was a pity as it could be such a wonderful learning experience.

Thank NCarvill
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

We spent an afternoon here and had a great time. The museum is basically a summary of the history of the people of Quito, all the way back to the first settlers. They have made an effort to make the different displays engaging, particularly through...More

Thank Rachel D
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Interested in Quito history? Do not miss this. Well designed reuse of an old building. Limited English, but the displays speak for themselves. Minimum of one hour. Not too much religion. Lots about Quito development.

Thank Gcruik
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Historical, including indigenous perspectives. Excellent preservation of old architecture with modern. Current exhibits change regularly. Take in the roof top, good view of the city. Nice place to sit and relax.

Thank Laura J
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Reviewed December 10, 2017

This is possibly our favorite museum in Quito. It traces the history of Quito (and Ecuador) from indigenous times with emphasis on after the Spanish. Very well curated. Filled with beauty, information, interesting exhibits and just plain good story telling. My wife must have said...More

Thank Chinapjs
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

A museum full of objects and paintings which if visited properly can take quite some time, most interesting, with all types of artefacts and a beautiful inner courtyard with gardens

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