Ecuadorian Cultural House Museum, Quito

The Ecuadorian Cultural House Museum is the most important institution devoted to the promotion, dissemination and preservation of art and the identity of peoples of Ecuador. Visitors will have an accurate approach to the rescue and the consolidation of the identity of Ecuadorians. Inside custody Cultural Heritage of the country and is divided into several types that house collections from archeology, numismatics and photography.

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  • City: Quito
  • Sector:El Ejido Park
  • Dirección:Ave. Patria and 6 de Diciembre
  • Schedule of attentionMonday to Saturday 9:00 to 17:00
  • Cost of revenue:2.00 USD



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Visual Arts Museum: Features a collection of paintings from the 30s, where the only genus indigenous movement, which led to the strengthening of the country's identity. The paintings are of high social content, denounces the exploitation of the Indian and the lower social strata, giving great expressive power to the areas of exhibition, with works of Oswaldo Guayasamín, Eduardo Kingman, Paredes, Tejada, etc..

Exhibits a collection of pre-Columbian, wrought in Spain by young artists in Ecuador in the 50s, takes power in Ecuador has become one of the most authentic and significant movements of the national creation. Also you can see the Latin American Art, which brings together artists from Chile, Venezuela, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, Paraguay and Uruguay.

The Contemporary Art room shown in most of his collection of advanced artistic trends until the 80s, with the most representative national talent at the time, as Pilar Bustos, Nelson Román, Carlos Rosero, Mauricio Bueno, Endara Crow, Milton Barragan, Villacís, etc.

Museo de Arte Colonial: In this room you can see more paintings attributed to or signed by prominent artists such as Miguel de Santiago, Manuel Samaniego, Bernardo Rodriguez and Pampite sculptures, Caspicara, Legarda, one of the largest collections of furniture and the largest of miniatures, with exquisite carvings, medallions and paintings of the eighteenth century, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, performed in tagua, choirs, ivory, and in many cases, with an exquisite polychrome.

In the Museo de la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, is the Museo Pedro Pablo Traversari, showcasing various musical instruments as Idiophones, Aerophones, and Stringed Membranophones. It is one of the most important museums, as it shows the evolution of music not only in Ecuador, if not worldwide. It also shows the evolution of the instrument oldest to the most recent.

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