Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP, Cuenca

(4.1/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Learn about Ecuadorian history through engaging exhibits built around actual historical sites at Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP. Built around a convent from Incan times, the museum guides guests through Ecuador’s history. Observe the different exhibits such as the map of inhabited areas, plant life of the area, and descriptions of the indigenous people. Behind the museum you can find a snack shop serving waffles and ice cream as well as some gardens which are nice resting places, especially if you have children. Add Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP to your Cuenca travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Cuenca tourist route planner.
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  • This is supposed to be an excellent museum but most floors were closed. All that was open in the building was the numismatic display in the basement which was only mildly interesting. The exterior rem...  more »
  • We had visited this museum 2 years ago, and did enjoy a quick walk through. It never disappoints. However, the day was warm and sunny so we headed for the archeological park out back, and spent severa...  more »
  • This attraction is essentially in two parts. The outside grounds contain very impressive Canari and Inca archeology, along with a garden of edible plants from that time. Further on is an aviary with l...  more »