Museum of Aboriginal Cultures

This cultural foundation displays over 5,000 archaeological pieces from the different indigenous cultures of Ecuador in a spacious, well-lit loft. You can see many classic items like painted jugs and pots with anthropomorphic handles, or more unusual ones like zoomorphic (animal-shaped) whistles and even a shrunken head. The museum is a little short on explanation signs, so you are best taking a tour, which can be done in English or in French. There also is an on-site restaurant, a library and a well-stocked souvenir shop. Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Closed Sundays.

Museum of Aboriginal CultureLocation:

Ca. Larga 5-24, between Hermano Miguel and Mariano Cueva
Cuenca, Ecuador

Museum Types:

Price Description:

ADMISSION: $2 adults, $1 children and students, $1.50 seniors

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:8.30 a.m.

Open Hours to:6 p.m.

Days Closed:Saturday afternoon, Sunday

Travel Skills: None

Currencies accepted
US dollar

Contact Information:
Phone: 07-284-1540