Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP, Cuenca

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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. To visit Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP on your trip to Cuenca, use our Cuenca route app .
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  • Museums in Ecuador are excellent. You may not always find descriptions in English but we’ve found them all very informative and thoughtfully curated. Pumapungo is great for learning about the many eth...  more »
  • The museum was closed on Monday but we were allowed to wander the property and see the beautiful ruins, gardens and birds in their aviary. Made for a nice walk in a beautiful environment  more »
  • We enjoyed a lovely walk along the river and then toured the grounds. They did a wonderful job landscaping the grounds around the ruins to resemble what the Inca would have done but there was little s...  more »
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