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Beautiful celing and ceramics

I was here before for a tour but then went in for a concert. It has a beautiful ceiling and... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Beautiful House, so-so museum

The house that hosts this museum is a great reason to visit this location. The museum collection... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
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11 Jul 2018
“Beautiful celing and ceramics”
19 Feb 2018
“Beautiful House, so-so museum”
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

I was here before for a tour but then went in for a concert. It has a beautiful ceiling and chandelier, the facade its also nice with wood cravings. It also has several mosaics inside and outside, it has a parking on the side street.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The house that hosts this museum is a great reason to visit this location. The museum collection is not breathtaking. There is a small display of ancient pottery, copper and stone from surrounding Ecuadorean areas as well as a temporary exhibit upstairs. But the reason...More

1  Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I jotted down the address to this museum because Lonely Planet said it was free. After another trip I got off on the wrong bus somewhere about Esmeralda, and some kind passers-by saw me with my map, and this guy offered to walk with me...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 8 December 2016

An interesting and unusual collection of local ancient artifacts, the ones exhibited are the 120 or so best of a much larger collection, most of which are not usually seen. Small but very good. The attractive building is within walking distance of downtown (10-15 minutes).

Thank Errol P
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

It`s a very interesting museum, I have had the opportunity to attend different events, it`s a small museum with a lot of archaeological pieces from the Ecuadorian coast, whose aesthetic quality of the pieces exhibited dazzled by their beauty. The museum has an audiovisual room...More

Thank Adriana C
Reviewed 15 December 2015

it has a very small/basic collection of clay figures from aboriginal peoples of ancient Ecuador. but the house is an architectural icon of Guayaquil. It wont take more than an hour to see the exibit and of course the house.

2  Thank LAAH61
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This museum is great for archaeological lovers only. It possesses a large collection of pottery artifacts and figurines, videos and special events. That's about it. Parking is available in it's surrounding areas.

Thank rrivadeneira
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

The idea of a museum is great but few art on the exposition. For an arquitect is an impressive experience as the museum is on a house from the 50s. Spanish style is lovely.

Thank rxcaballero
Reviewed 23 April 2015

The Museum has nothing to do with Elvis - it is a small collection of pottery collected from local architectural digs in Ecuador. There is no fee, BUT you must have your Passport or picture ID to get in. The building itself is a wonderful...More

Thank b1sally
Reviewed 17 February 2015

But interesting, in a beautiful old building. Quite a walk from the Malecon but go down 9th October Street and shop on the way.

Thank Jocelyn S
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