Puyo Ecuador, Ethno-Archaeological Museum

Ethno-Archaeological Museum is located in the center of the city of Puyo, in the building of the Youth House of the Municipal Government of the Canton Pastaza. This museum presents the history and culture of the inhabitants of the city of Puyo. Preserving archaeological samples Tupi Guarani culture that entered the Amazon to reach the Pastaza. Here you can learn more about the archeology of the ancestors and the indigenous nationalities Amazon region.

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  • City:Puyo
  • Sector:Center
  • Address:9 de Octubre and Atahualpa
  • Schedule of attention:Daily 10:00 to 16:00
  • Cost of revenue:Free



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Information of Ethno-Archaeological Museum

The Ethnic and Archaeological Museum opened to the public in the year 1998 and since then its staff has worked hard to create and maintain a large collection of archaeological objects found and collected items throughout the province of Pastaza.

Among his most notable pieces are the funerary vessels made of clay Amazon, pieces of stone and hand tools used by the Aborigines of Pastaza. Some of these pieces date back over 2,000 years B.C.

The museum is not very big but, its content is very valuable. In its showroom to the public, presents an important collection, which takes us into the archaeological periods of Ecuador. Beginning in the early formative period, following the Period of Integration and Regional Development. This place of study has contributed to the discovery and appreciation of different cultures and their own indigenous nationalities of the Amazon rainforest.

Here you can see replicas of the different types of huts or houses built in typical style and functionality in every culture of the province, these are: Waorani, Zapara, Shuar, Achuar and Kichwa. It is worth noting the variety of items and utensils in wood, stone and clay they collect, and the diverse collection of insects and more objects of interest.

Ethnic and Archaeological Museum in continuous activity a space dedicated to temporary exhibitions and cultural projects, is an open place for students and lovers of anthropology and archeology.

Puyo Ecuador, Ethno-Archaeological Museum


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