Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art, Guayaquil

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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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  • We had an extra day in Guayaquil before going to the Galapagos Islands and decided to visit this museum due to its location to our hotel. It was a pleasant surprise, seeing the cultural wood carvings ...  more »
  • Good place to visit if you want to know a little more about Ecuador. Nice ceramic collection and very interesting pictures. The museum is located in a very touristic place ate the Guayas river.  more »
  • Amazing amount of Central and South American ceramic pottery. Unfortunately all descriptions are in Spanish only so we wish we had an English speaking guide for a tour. Could have spent much more time...  more »