Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador, Bahia de Caraquez Museum

It is considered one of the best archaeological museums in Ecuador. Inside the archaeological sample permanent exhibits "Origins, Caras, Jamas and Coaque" in reference to aboriginal groups according to ancient documents populated the north of what is now the province of Manabi.

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  • City: Bahia de Caraquez
  • Sector:Center
  • Address:Malecon Alberto S. and Aguilera
  • Schedule of attention:Daily 09:00 to 16:00
  • Cost of revenue:1 USD



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Information of Bahia de Caraquez Museum

Creation of Bahia de Caraquez Museum was motivated by the need for a museum that would preserve, classify and explain the archaeological, ethnographic, decorative arts of the country.

Many objects are buried in private and public collections unrestricted the value of which is a purely aesthetic and contribute little about the lifestyles of past peoples. For this reason, and effort of the local inhabitants of Canton Sucre, we achieved the creation of the Museum of Bay City Caráquez; place rich in culture, ancestral must not miss.

The collection possesses Bahia de Caraquez Museum contains archaeological artifacts from different periods of development of Ecuadorian archeology but emphasizes the cultures that settled in the province of Manabi, where you can see ancient pieces of Cultures Valdivia, Chorrera , Machalilla, Jama - Coaque I and II, the Bay and maintain.

Additionally it has two rooms for visual arts. In one of them is the exhibition "Highlights of Art," ongoing didactic exhibition showing the production of Ecuadorian artists along the XX and XXI century. The Central Board, which sets out "Art for Bay: a contribution of artists from Ecuador," which is the starting point of viasual fund the museum. In the other room have made important exhibitions of prints, paintings, sculpture and photography by renowned artists.

Among the services offered by the Bahia de Caraquez Museum is the sale of books and crafts typical of the region, Center for Research and Restoration, Documentation Center, Audiovisual area and an auditorium with 150 seats.

Doubtless Bahia de Caraquez Museum is one of the most important of the coast of Ecuador, specialized bilingual guides available in archeology.

Bahia de Caraquez Museum, Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador


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