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. 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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  • Museo has a nice art exhibit of the history of masks and their role in indigenous ceremonies. Also a neat overview of music history in Cuenca Downstairs is a permanent exhibit of money in Latin Americ...  more »
  • We were dropped off by the "hop on, hop off" tour bus, who told us we'd need at least an hour to visit, but only 2 small galleries were open, with very little to see... and then the bus never came bac...  more »
  • Magical place insert in the city of Cuenca, impeccable order, cleanliness and harmony with the natural environment. The air museum at the highest level and filled with a rich culture and history. Re-fuel in Cuenca.
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