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Pumapungo Museo, Cuenca

(4.4/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the history of the nation at Pumapungo Museo, an innovative and interactive institution. Set among the ruins of an Incan settlement, the museum introduces the ethnographic history of the nation, revealing the diversity of those that settled the land and the cultures that grew here over the centuries. With dioramas and life-size replicas of houses, the museum provides a glimpse into the lives of montubios (coastal farmers), rainforest cultures, and Afro-Ecuadorians. To visit Pumapungo Museo on your holiday in Cuenca, and find out what else Cuenca has to offer, use our Cuenca vacation generator.
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  • Unfortunately, most of the exhibits were closed for renovation. They did have a temporary exhibit of modern art which was somewhat interesting. And their history of Ecuadorian money in the basement wa...  more »
  • There share much and even take photographs of memory with l@s friends KISIERA that will repeat in other time hahaha...
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  • It was great I loved that place if I had the opportunity I iria I again pass the best I liked
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  • This is a free museum which is nice but I got to say none of the displays really grabbed me. It gives information on various ethnic groups and their history. If that interests you you'll probably enjoy it a lot.
  • Nice place to visit with friends and eat some Belgium waffles.
  • fasinating of the unknown
  • Beautiful
  • The Museum has many stories and back has a great Park of the ruins of the Incas. There is a small very nice Zoo also. It is very nice to spend the day and is free.
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