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Pre-Columbian Art Museum House of Praise

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Sobre este lugar
El Museo de Arte Precolombino Casa del Alabado es una institución cultural sin fines de lucro cuyo propósito es la preservación de arte del Ecuador antiguo.
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Melanie
Melanie
September 9, 2019
Interesante arte y arquitectura colonial. / Art and colonial architecture.
Aaron
Aaron
January 2, 2019
Great Pre Columbian art in a century old house with beautiful architecture.
Gina
Gina
October 4, 2018
Importante Museo de arte pre colombino y piezas unicas. Important Museum of pre columbian art and artifacts.
Dominic
Dominic
September 8, 2018
Stunning collection of Pre-Colombian art
Valentina
Valentina
August 31, 2018
Best museum in town. Amazing collection of pre-Columbian art in a beautifully restored colonial house.

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Localização
N1-41 Cuenca
Quito, Pichincha
Telefone(02) 228-0940
Status dos horários de funcionamentoAberto · Fecha às 5:30 PM
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