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Museo Casa de Sucre

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Address: Venezuela 573 y Sucre esquina, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Phone Number: +593 2-295-2860

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Sadly, it was a holiday and we were unable to go inside. Once again, we thoroughly enjoyed the outside and architecture along with the history our guide was able to provide.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly, it was a holiday and we were unable to go inside. Once again, we thoroughly enjoyed the outside and architecture along with the history our guide was able to provide.

Thank FL-Jan
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

There is no entrance fee for this attraction. I was just surprised to see about 7 young women seated at the Front Desk, none of whom speaks English. I was asked to show my ID, copy of my passport was fine. An English- speaking guide accompanied me in the tour. He explained the history of the house, Sucre and his... More 

Thank LolaGo1
Elgin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Museo Casa de Sucre was not crowded at all (August 2016) and earned a Very Good Rating from me based on the layout/exhibits and allowing photography inside. You can visit the rooms in less than an hour and it is easily located in the central historic district. Super friendly staff.

Thank BrockDaBadger
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

this beautiful home has been converted to a museum, but there is not a lot to see. Admission is free, which is nice, and some of the views from the upstairs windows are pretty, but the museum is just ho-hum

Thank Holly M
Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Sucre built this structure well over a century ago, and it's worth seeing if only for its intrinsic beauty. But I also enjoyed the stories of how the use of the building evolved, as well as the lives of the well-to-do. There is a lot of information--but only in Spanish. But enough written to make some good guesses.

Thank jaz79h
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I loved the architecture of the museum. It is a free walking tour. I had my tour in Spanish. I'm not sure if they offer tours in English. I personally loved to hear about Sucre. He was such an important figure in South America. Without Sucre, Bolivar may have been defeated.

Thank Henry P
Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Loved the architectural design of the building and the prominent indigenous art displayed in this ancient building.

Thank WesTrek2015
St. Paul/ Minneapolis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This museum only allows visitors in with a tour guide. I think the tour guides are local college students. The woman seemed very knowledgeable about the building but she only spoke Spanish so I had a hard time following along.

Thank fohres
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

My wife and I visited this Museum home last year and were given a very lively and interesting tour of the home by a knowledgeable young lady who spoke with great passion, in Spanish, but at a pace that made it possible to understand most of what she said, occasionally interjecting English explanations to ensure that we understood well. We... More 

Thank Reginald W
St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Though the exhibits are in Spanish, they are interesting enough but the treasure here is really the bundling itself and the courtyard. Such a peaceful place in the middle of the busy city.

Thank Les L

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