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Address: Mariano Calvache E18-94 y Lorenzo Chavez | Barrio Bellavista, Quito 170122, Ecuador
Phone Number: 5932446455
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This museum features exhibits related to the Ecuadorian contemporary artist...

This museum features exhibits related to the Ecuadorian contemporary artist Oswaldo Guayasamín including posters, signed prints and colonial religious art.

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Getting by bus there

When you want to start near Mariscal Fodge go up for 6 de diciembre. Take a bus which is named "Guadalajara". You need to change bus lines at aloy Alfaro (it's the first station... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When you want to start near Mariscal Fodge go up for 6 de diciembre. Take a bus which is named "Guadalajara". You need to change bus lines at aloy Alfaro (it's the first station which is going very up hill). Then you need to take a company which is named Vencedores till the last station which is in front of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is really a tour of the artists home with some time in his gallery. We are not huge fans of this type of modern art so it was not appealing to us at all. Spending time in the bedroom of anyone is kind of odd. The views from outside the house down to the town were the best part... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture and open spaces make the artwork even more dramatic. As an artist, Guayasamin painted human suffering in its many forms. His artwork has provoking imagery of hands, teeth, and faces. We spent a solid two hours here and it was the highlight of our trip to Quito. Anyone who appreciates museums at all will be stunned by the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

worth a taxi ride The gallery in garden is really interesting particularly as they give you a guided tour

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A highlight of my trip to Quito was visiting this museum. I learned about this amazing artist and enjoyed his style very much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This famous artist now has his own museum and you can go see his paintings in his house. Definitely something that will grab your attention even if you are not a "museum fan"

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best thing we did in Quito. I didn't want to go as I thought it would be depressing. Instead it was moving. The artwork shows the hardships so many people in South America have endured. Our guide was amazing. It takes 1-2 hours to go through.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great walk and view from there. Such a beautiful places and so interesting to see where this famous ecuadorian painter used to live. A great insight into the intimity of the painter. Huge paintings and impressive site. Greatly recommend it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing!!! What an incredible experience, especially if you are unfamiliar with Guayasin's work. Powerful art!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Guayasamin was a superb experience, highly recommended. The video of him painting the portrait of Paco de Lucia is remarkable.

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