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Yaku Water Park Museum

Calle el Placer Oe 11-271, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-251-1100
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Good for kids

Nice place for kids. Could use a bit more variety for temporary exhibits or displays but good... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Diego L
Toronto, Canada
Nice, specially for children

PROs - Cheap ($3 USD) - Beautiful view of El Panecillo - Fun with bubbles - Nice walk full of... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Quito, Ecuador
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Calle el Placer Oe 11-271, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-251-1100
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Nice place for kids. Could use a bit more variety for temporary exhibits or displays but good overall.

Thank Diego L
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

PROs - Cheap ($3 USD) - Beautiful view of El Panecillo - Fun with bubbles - Nice walk full of flowers and different plants CONs - Focused mainly for children

Thank andresmayaj
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Another "must see" in my opinion. What a fantastic way to learn about Ecuador's development as a city, in addition to being a beautiful space with another phenomenal view of the city. My daughter, age 11, and I both enjoyed the museum. There were no...More

Thank GlobalStaci
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Apart from the first video display that has English subtitles, this is not somewhere to come if you don't speak Spanish. It's basically the first and current water treatment plant for the old city. It's probably good if you have kids (as there are some...More

Thank TheProdigitalSon
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Yaku Parque Museo del Agua in Quito is located in the old neighborhood “El Placer” near the volcan Pichincha for this reason its considered a very beautiful place and visited by many turism due to that It is a strategic place for seeing all the...More

Thank jesicaespinel
Reviewed 17 December 2016

An attraction of Quito is the water museum or Yaku museum which means "Water" in the ancestral Kichwa indigenous language. This museum is located on Av. América y Colón. It is a place that educates visitors about the use and effective management of water, becoming...More

1  Thank Fanny P
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Huge facility with lovely views of Quito. Would be a great event space for things like weddings. Amazingly light on content for a museum. Our 2 year old had a great time in the bubble room and in the children's park area.

Thank cliffo41
Reviewed 13 August 2016

It was great to see a South American museum trying to educate people about the the importance to fight water pollution and showing different ways to develop more Eco-conscience. The views alone make the museum a place worth to visit. Go check out the old...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

The views of Quito are insanely good from here. Museum itself was mediocre and mostly in Spanish without English translation, although the introductory video has subtitles. A nice walking trail from below the museum too is worth it, and some interesting water-inspired art. Bubble room...More

Thank Noah C
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The yaku musuem is located on the highs of Quito (Pichincha Mountain). It's a water based theme museum. Interesting though not incredible. But worth to visit, mostly for the tremendous view on Quito.

Thank gammablaster
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