Museo de la Ciudad

Museo de la Ciudad information

Location
Quito , Ecuador
Address
García Moreno near Rocafuerte
Telephone
+593 2 295 3643
More information
www.museociudadquito.gob.ec
Prices
admission $3
Opening hours
9:30am-4:30pm Tue-Sun
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Just past the 18th-century arch, Arco de la Reina , built to give shelter to churchgoers, this first-rate museum depicts Quito’s daily life through the centuries, with displays including dioramas, model indigenous homes and colonial kitchens. The 1563 building itself (a former hospital) is a work of art. Admission includes a free guided tour in Spanish. Guides are also available in English and French (an extra $4).