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Intinan Museum

Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza, a 200 metros del redondel de la Mitad del Mundo, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
(593) 239-5122
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  • Average6%
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Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza, a 200 metros del redondel de la Mitad del Mundo, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
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(593) 239-5122
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Reviewed yesterday

We firstly visited regular Mitad del Mundo site which was interesting too but this museum was really special. Quite hidden from the main road, we had to ask for directions. We especially liked the friendly guide and simply the place has its own nice atmosphere....More

Thank wjerocka
Reviewed 2 days ago

​The museum was quite interesting and nicely set up, however I didn't particularly enjoy seeing 4 or 5 guinea pigs held in a REALLY small pen in one of the indigenous houses. There was no grass inside of it and the pen was located in...More

Thank Eglė K
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the REAL center of the world and not the multi million Museo Templo. We took the short informative tour and partook in all the little experiments like balancing the egg on the nail, pouring water on zero degrees...

Thank Mauishearer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice service, speak English, good value for money, interesting story guides, you can do experiments yourself, true equator

Thank JustinExplores
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not say this is a must see, but, if you have the time and are inclined, it could be entertaining. It is more for kids than adults.

Thank FelineOnTheGo
Reviewed 1 week ago

If getting a mandatory picture of you standing one foot in the north and one foot in the south is important then go here.. but it is a tourist trap that pushes the tour buses through in rapid sequence. Do volunteer to balance the egg.....More

Thank KarenB_007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here after going to the more touristy site right beside. This place provides a tour guide for $4 to take you through the history of the land and also conducts interactive science experiments at the equator line. It was more interesting than Matad...More

Thank isabel4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to only this museum (didnt go to the big one with the monument). Cost $4 per person (and $2 for our children under 12 yrs). Guided tour (40 mins and included in the price) was really informative and then we spent more time...More

Thank p0zzie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting museum, but the best part, is to experience so of the strange effects of being on the equator. For example, water goes straight down a drain -- no spinning or swirling! We visited the museum as part of a tour with...More

Thank niagarariverfatman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyable visit for less than a 1 time's available, glad we had the opportunity to see. as always a little bit tourist'y for my taste's. The young lady (guide) was very well informative.

Thank 59_lee
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Walkincircles
How do I get there using public transportation? How long does it take to get there? Does a bus run on Sundays? How long should I plan to spend at the museum? I have one full day in Quito. There is so much to see and my list is already jam packed with beautiful "must sees". Thanks. BJ
5 November 2015|
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Response from Erin P | Reviewed this property |
Hiring a guide is a great idea if you have only one day in Quito. Our guide took us to the Centro Historico to see the beautiful churches and colonial architecture, as well as the Intinan Museum. The museum will take 1-2... More
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Karen2921952
Hi! Can anyone recommend a tour company to use? We have seen it advertised on the hop on-hop off bus tour. Would you quote the price for the tour, as well. Thanks!
15 October 2015|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Can't really add anything new to what's already been written. We took a taxi and it was a great, fun experience.
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Miquelon2000
Is there a post office selling stamps at Middle of the World site?
23 September 2015|
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Response from loonietunes123 | Reviewed this property |
There's definitely a post box , my friend sent her postcards there but she had already out the stamps on them in Quito.
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