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Quito Museums

  • List of Recommended Museums in Quito Ecuador

Museo Arte Colonial

Corner of Cuenca 415 and Mejía; Tel: 2282297
Tuesday – Friday 10h00 to 18h00; Saturdays 10h00 to 14h00

Museo Aurelio Espinoza Polit
José Nogales 220 and Francisco Arcos; Tel: 2492190, 2491157, 2492190
Tuesday – Friday 09h00 to 18h00

Museo Ecuatoriano de Ciencias Naturales
Rumipamba 341 and Av. de Los Shyris (Parque La Carolina); Tel: 2449824
Monday – Friday 08h30 to 13h00, 13h45 to 16h30; Saturdays 09h00 to 13h00; Sundays 10h00 to 14h00

Museo Casa de Sucre
Corner of Venezuela 573 and Sucre; Tel: 2952860
Tuesday – Saturday 09h00 to 16h00

Museo del Convento de San Diego
Calicuchima 117 and Farfan (Junto Al Cementerio); Tel: 2952516
Monday – Sunday 09h00 to 13h30, 14h30 to 17h00

Museos de La Casa de La Cultura Ecuatoriana
Av. 12 de Octubre and Patria; Tel: 2223392
Tuesday – Friday 10h00 to 18h00; Saturdays 10h00 to 14h00

Centro Cultural del Instituto Geográfico Militar
Sernierger (El Dorado); Tel: 2502091
Monday – Friday 09h00 to 16h00
Planetarium: Monday – Friday 09h00 to 15h00; Saturdays and Holidays 08h00 to 12h00

Museo Antroplógico Shuar
Av. 12 de Octubre 1430 and Wilson; Tel: 2506247, 2562633
Monday – Friday 09h00 to 12h30, 14h00 to 18h00

Museo Etnográfico y de Ciencias Naturales Colegio Nacional Mejía
Corner of Venezuela and Ante.; Tel: 2583412, 2565718 Ext. 24
Monday – Friday 08h00 to 12h00, 14h00 to 18h00; Saturdays w/ appointment 08h00 to 12h00

Museo Etnográfico
Mitad del Mundo, Monumento Ciudad Mitad del Mundo; Tel: 2394806, 2394805, 2394803
Monday – Thursday 09h00 to 18h00; Friday – Sunday 09h00 to 19h00

Museo Fundación Guayasamin
José Bosmediano 543 and José Carbo; Tel: 2446455, 2452938, 2465265
Monday – Friday 09h30 to 13h00, 15h00 to 18h30

Museo de La Ciudad
García Moreno 572 and Rocafuerte; Tel: 2283882, 2282883, 2953643
Tuesday – Sunday 09h30 to 17h30

Casa Museo María Augusta Urrutia
García Moreno 760 between Sucre and Bolívar; Tel: 2580107, 2580103, 2584173
Tuesday – Sunday 09h00 to 17h00

Casa Museo Manuela Saenz
Junin 709 and Montufar (San Marcos ); Tel: 2283908, 2518321
Monday – Friday 08h00 to 13h00, 14h00 to 17h30

Museo del Observatorio Astronómico de La Alameda
Parque de La Alameda; Tel: 2570765
Monday – Friday 09h00 to 12h00, 15h00 to 17h00; Saturdays 09h00 to 13h00

Museo Weilbauer Porras
Av. 12 de Octubre and Ladrón de Guevara (Puce); Tel: 2230577
Monday – Friday 09h00 to 13h00, 14h00 to 16h00

Museo Nacional de Historia De La Medicina
García Moreno 524 and Av. 24 de Mayo; Tel: 2573792, 581768
Monday – Friday 09h00 to 15h00 w/ appointment

Fundacion Mariana de Jesús
Av. Mariana de Jesús 2307 and Martín de Utreras; Tel: 2433573, 2441724, 2433784
Monday – Friday 09h00 to 18h00; Saturdays 09h00 to 13h00

Vivarium
Reina Victoria 1576 and Santa María; Tel: 2230988
Tuesday – Saturday 09h00 to 13h00, 14h30 to 18h30; Sunday 11h00 to 18h00

Museo de Artesanías Cefa
Av.12 de Octubre 1738 and Lizardo García; Tel: 2503873
Tuesday – Friday 10h00 to 19h30

Museo del Convento de San Agustín
Chile 924 and Guayaquil; Tel: 2951001, 2955525
Monday – Friday 09h30 to 12h00, 15h00 to 18h00; Saturday 09h00 to 12h00

Museo Fray Pedro Bedon
Flores 150 and Bolívar in La Plaza de Santo Sunday; Tel: 2280518, 2282695
Monday – Friday 09h00 to 12h00, 14h00 to 16h30; Saturdays and Sundays 09h00 to 16h00 w/ appointment

Museo del Convento de San Francisco
Cuenca 477 and Sucre in La Plaza de San Francisco; Tel: 2281124, 2282545
Monday – Saturday 09h00 to 18h00; Sunday 09h00 to 13h00

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