Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP, Cuenca

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History Museum 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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  • It's interesting to see ancient ruins right in the middle of the city. We didn't see much of the museum since it was getting renovated (the currency exhibit was cool though), but we did spend a while ...  more »
  • Interesting museum in historical district gives a complete view of the previews periods to the Spanish arrival.  more »
  • We went there as part of a biking tour with Cuenca best tours. I loved the rescued birds the most. It was also nice to hear and see history.  more »