From the beginnings of the century, count Jacinto Jijon y Caamaño, heir of one of the richest families of Quito, dedicated a considerable part of his life to rescue and to study important archaeological pieces and artifacts from Ecuador`s history. Address: Av. 12 de Octubre and Carrion Quito Pichincha Ecuador. Open: Monday – Friday from […]

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The house of Sucre museum is divided in two plants and each one keeps the dresses, the equipment, the furniture and the memories of Antonio Jose de Sucre, military known as the “Abel of America”. Address: Venezuela No. 573 and Sucre Quito Pichincha Ecuador. Open: Tuesday – friday from 08:00 to 16:45. Saturday: from 08:30 […]

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In the Colonial Art museum it is possible to appreciate paintings attributed or signed by out-standing artists as Miguel de Santiago, Manuel Samaniego, Bernardo Rodriguez, and sculptures of Pampite, Caspicara, Legarda; one of the most important collections of furniture and the most extensive of miniatures, with exquisite heights, medallions and paintings from the XVIIIth, XIXth […]

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Permanent sample of colonial and republican art. Permanent sample of modern Ecuadorian art, whose base is works that have deserved the annual prize of painting and sculpture “Mariano Aguilera”. Historical permanent sample “From Quito to Ecuador”, that takes to the visitor by a route from Pedro Vicente Maldonado to the first Shout of Independence and […]

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