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Casa del Alabado

Cuenca N 1-41 | Bolivar, Near Plaza San Francisco, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-228-0940
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Casa del Alabado is a non-profit institution supported by individuals and private companies, established with the purpose of preserving and sharing the legacy of Pre-Columbian cultures in Ecuador.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cuenca N 1-41 | Bolivar, Near Plaza San Francisco, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-228-0940
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is very beautiful and the items held in the collection too. They are well displayed in a peaceful setting in the centre of the Quito old town. There is an audio guide however this seems to be a working progress as not all...More

Thank Polo_and_Marco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was quite impressed with this place. beautiful museum, very clean and well laid out, and only cost $4. Also stopped for a quick beer in the courtyard...lovely.

Thank Philip J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Modern displays capture art that is ancient, modern and timeless. One is forced to acknowledge a sophisticated past. Worth at least an hour.

Thank Cassandra G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little gem has a very nicely curated and displayed variety of preColumbian art, and is well worth the $4 admission ( which includes an audio guide in either spanish or English). The displays are well thought out, and have very good info accompanying them)....More

Thank clauscat
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Very well laid out and easy to follow the route. English audio available. You have to be immersed in the history to fully enjoy.

Thank BobCv
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I visited this museum for about little less than an hour on Tuesday morning. The venue was very spacious and was very comfortable to walk around, seeing mysterious and sometimes comical pre-columbian artifacts. Audio guide is included in the tour, but there are also english...More

Thank Kazufumi A
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this museum for many reasons, but also bc they offered an audio guide in English. The museum itself is beautiful and well organized. Each section provides insight into different cultural practices of the Incan peoples.

Thank Farrah H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Casa del Alabado is a museum of Pre-Columbian art located in the historic downtown of Quito. It is quite convenient to visit after a walking tour of the historic area. The museum is housed in a charming 17th century Spanish colonial structure, renovated with contemporary...More

Thank eat1226
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Incredible collection - worth a visit - great museum guide for sale. Pre-Columbian artifacts - great condition, variety, collection - loved this place

Thank safarigirlNC
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This small, somewhat hidden museum should not be missed--it has a spectacular collection of pre-Columbian artwork that is just staggering in its variety and quality. Text is in English and Spanish, and provides a good understanding of the context and background of Ecuador's cultures prior...More

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