Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP, Cuenca

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History Museum
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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  • Highly recommended Museum, very good exhibitions, great works of art but what caught my attention is the very complete gallery of coins and banknotes. I recommend it
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  • It's a bit of a walk from the center of town, but it's a picturesque one as it follows the river most of the way. Exhibits concentrate on the many tribal peoples of Ecuador.  more »
  • Nice to have a park with traditional gardens in the middle of the city! Either combine with a visit to the museum, or just stroll and see the different veggies that the Incas produced!  more »