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Museo Manuela Saenz

Barrio San Marcos, Centro Historico, Quito, Ecuador
593 2958 321 , 2283 908
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Very Nice Museum

This is a very nice museum slightly off the beaten path in the centro historico. I would highly... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2013
KJpocaspalabras
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Yerevan, Armenia
Great small museum

Great museum of a little known individual in history. Great staff. It helps if you know a bit... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2013
Anthony706
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Brooklyn, New York
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This museum contains her history, paintings, stamps and personal effects of Manuela Saenz.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“story” (6 reviews)
“compelling” (2 reviews)
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Barrio San Marcos, Centro Historico, Quito, Ecuador
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593 2958 321 , 2283 908
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

This is a very nice museum slightly off the beaten path in the centro historico. I would highly recommend making an appointment for a tour (telf, 2283908). The tour guide that I had was extremely knowledgable about the life and times of Manuela Saenz and...More

1  Thank KJpocaspalabras
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Great museum of a little known individual in history. Great staff. It helps if you know a bit about her life before heading to the museum. A great book in English is "For Glory and Bolívar: The Remarkable Life of Manuela Sáenz," by Pamela Murray....More

3  Thank Anthony706
Reviewed 11 July 2013

My experience at the museum of Manuela Sáenz was good. I followed the instructions suggested by them. I was greeted by a friendly lady and I explained my interest in having a guide. She proposed historic view a video on the topic and to accept...More

2  Thank Ame584
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Although it is called a museum of love because it focuses on the object of Simon Bolivar's attention, I was kind of disspaointed by the amount of lovey-dovey things they had! I also was fortunate and had a lot of time to kill while in...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 6 July 2013

When I searched "Ecuador" on my University website before coming, one of the books that came up was an exchange of love letters between Manuela Saenz and Simon Bolivar in their original Spanish, which were absolutely beautiful and well worth the time spent translating certain...More

Thank LauraMurcielaga
Reviewed 12 August 2012

We went here because of reviews on trip advisor. I had never heard of Manuela Saenz before, but our guide was excellent and told us the story of someone who could be called Simon Bolivar's right hand 'man'. I was intrigued enough that I bought...More

3  Thank Kurt S
Reviewed 26 May 2012

if you are in Quito you should go see it, I don't like museums too much, however this one was ok.

Thank Andres C
Reviewed 4 May 2012

I did a report on her for university so was very excited when i found out there was a museum. It was more expensive than I was thinking, but my whole family thought itw as worth it! It doesn't only have information on 'La Libertadora...More

5  Thank Valenklein
Reviewed 16 April 2012

Our museum guide did a magnificent job of bringing to life an era of Latin American history that most North Americans know little to nothing about. Manuela Saenz seems to have been a most interesting woman. It's too bad the museum doesn't sell at least...More

5  Thank BayStateFan
Reviewed 10 March 2012

I'm a student here in Quito and because of my study I was interested in this museum. I want to be a nacional tourguide in Ecuador and so this was very interesting. I've been to several places (of course) but this was one of the...More

9  Thank Yvet V
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