Museums of Esmeraldas and Manabí

Museums of Esmeraldas and Manabí

Esmeraldas Province


  • Museo del Banco Central de Esmeraldas
    Bolivar 427 y Piedraita; Tel: (06) 26727076
    Monday to Friday 10h00 to 17h00


  • Museo Arqueológico Carlos Mercado Ortiz – Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana
    Espejo and Olmedo; Tel: (06) 2710393
    Monday to Friday 08h00 to 12h00 and 14h00 to 16h00

Manabí Province

Bahía de Caraquez

  • Museo Arqueológico del Banco Central de Bahía
    Malecón Alberto Santos between Peña and Aguilera, Bahia de Caraquez; Tel: (05) 269 2286 / (05) 269 0401
    Monday to Friday 08h30 to 17h00 – Saturday, Sunday and Weekends 10h00 to 16h00


  • Museo Arcadius
    Campus Club, Chone
    Monday to Friday 10h00 to 17h00


  • Museo del Banco Central de Manta
    Calle 9 and Av. 2 Altos del Municipio de Manta; Tel: (05) 2612878
    Monday to Friday 08h30 to 15h30


  • Museo Arqueológico Largacha Cevallos Marlac
    9 De Julio 303 and Manta, Montecristi; Tel: (05) 2310086
    Monday to Saturday 09h00 to 13h00 and 15h00 to 17h00


  • Museo Municipal Casa De Alfaro
    Eloy Alfaro 608 and Rocafuerte, Montecristi; Tel: (05) 2311210
    Monday to Friday 08h00 to 12h00 and 14h30 to 17h00


  • Museo Arqueológico Utm Universidad Técnica de Manabí
    Avenida Universitaria, Portoviejo; Tel: (05) 263-2692
    Monday to Friday 10h00 to 17h00

Puerto López

  • Museo de Agua Blanca
    5 Km. on the highway from Rio Buena Vista to Machalilla Pto. López; Tel: 099 369 3183
    Monday to Sunday 08h00 to 17h00


  • Museo Balseros del Mar Del Sur
    Plaza Principal de Salango; Tel: 098 554 3879
    Monday to Sunday 15h30 to 18h00

*Please keep in mind that, since hours of operation can change overnight and without warning, it is always best to call in advance to make sure that the museum you would like to visit will indeed be open when you show up.

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