Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art, Guayaquil

(3.1/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
In an effort to position itself as a catalyst for the development of local, regional, and national artistic culture, Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art showcases over 50,000 native Ecuadorian archaeological pieces and over 3,000 pieces of modern works of art. The museum strives to promote cultural debate, increase community understanding, and encourage creative expression of identity. A walk through the museum reveals Ecuador's cultural heritage through a variety of different media, including paintings, sculptures, prints, and ceramics. A visit to Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Guayaquil travel itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • information about the history and formation of Ecuador is extremly interesting and dense. The presentation is rather poor - one has to read a lot of text with no highlighted words or phrases. I tired ...  more »
  • this is an interesting museum, shows some nice art plus a good combination of ancient pottery from princess-Inca cultures. while the art is interesting, I found the Anthropology aspects way more inter...  more »
  • We spent 2 hours visiting this museum and were accompanied by a docent who spoke excellent English for most of the exhibits on the main floor. They were well lit and identified and traced the anthropo...  more »