Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art, Guayaquil

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#30 of 74 in Museums in Ecuador
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. Make Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art part of your personalized Guayaquil itinerary using our Guayaquil trip maker website .
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  • The museum was of modern design. They covered early pottery in a different way than some of the other museums we had visited in Peru. Mentioned and showed some recent research on fertility figures thr...  more »
  • Worth a visit and enjoy slowly from all its rooms. It is a jewel! It is good to spend a couple of hours.
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  • This is a vast museum, very modern, cool and clean, but with a bit of a mix of exhibits. There is quite a lot of Ecuadorian antiquities, but I'm a little suspicious of their authenticity as they are i...  more »

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