ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]

 

ALL 20 MUSEUMS IN CUENCA [EXHIBITS, ADDRESSES, PUBLIC HOURS]

Museums in Cuenca with the opening hours, the addresses and the themes. You will find photographs of each one of them to give you an impression of each Museum in Cuenca

Museum / cultural center

Opening hours

Address

Theme

Casa de la Cultura, Nucleo del Azuay

M-Su 8-18

Sucre and Benigno Malo

Modern and historical art.

Catedral El Sagrario, Museo de Arte Religiosa

 

Mariscal Sucre y Luis Cordero

After the construction of the Inmaculate Conception Cathedral the El Sagrado Cathedral was no longer used and is now a museum for religious art.

Museo Arqueologico de las Culturas Aborigenes

8:30-18 Sa 9013

Calle Larga 5-24 & Hermano Miguel

Pre-Columbian and recent Indigenous objects.

Museo Arqueologico Universitario

8:30-12 14:30-18

Honorato Loyola 2-42 y Agustin Cueva

Some 5000 pre-Colombian items in 4 expositions representing important archaeological eras.

Museo Arqueologico Lopez Abad

9-17

Av. Jaime Roldon, 150m before the roundabout

2000+ archaeological items.

Museum Pumapungo

&

Pumapungo Ruins

8-18 Sa 8-13

Calle Larga & Av. Huayna Capac

Exposition: archaeology of the Canaris and Incas, ethnographic exposition of the indian cultures of Ecuador, monetary exposition and religious and colonial art exposition of the eighteenth and nineteenth century. The Pumapungo Museum also includes the Pumapungo Ruins site.

Museo de la Identidad Canari

9-18 Sa 9-13:30

Presidente Cordova 6-26 & Borrero

500 pre-Columbian archaeological items of the Canari, Inca and other cultures.

Museo del Centro Interamericano de Artes Populares CIDAP

9:30-3 14-18

Hermano Miguel 3-23 & La Escalinata

More than 7000 modern art items from Latin America.

Museo de Esqueletologia, Doctor Gabriel Moscoso

10-13 16-19 Sa 10-14

Bolivar 6-57 & Borrero

Collection of 150+ skeletons from the 19th century.

Museo Manuel Agustin Landivar

8-13 5-18

Calle Larga 2-23 & Manuel Vega

Archaeoligical museum with 20,000+ objects.

Museo de Geologia Marco Tulio Erazo Vallejo

 

 

 

Museo de la Medicina Guillermo Aguilar Maldonado

8:30-12 13:30-17

Av. 12 de Abril

Collection of historical medical and surgery tools

Museo de los Metales

10-12 15-17

Alfonso Moreno Mora 1-51 & Av. Solano

Pre-inca metal objects.

Museo del Monasterio de las Conceptas

9-13 15-18, Sa 10-13

Hermano Miguel 6-33, & Juan Jaramillo

Religious art in the former infirmary of the monastery dedicated to the Virgin Maria.

Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno Luis Crespo Ordonez

8:30- 3 3-18:30 Sa 10-13

Sucre 1527 & Coronel Talbot

Museum of Modern Art in the restored historical building Casa Temperancia, a recovery center for alcoholics before becoming a prison.

Museo de Remigio Crespo Toral

8:30 - 13 15-18:30

707 Calle Larga and Borrero

8000 archaeological, historical and art objects, including Canar and Chordeleg gold items as well as pre-Colombian ceramics. Furthermore a collection of colonial paintings and sculptures and religious art.

Museo de Ciencias Naturales Benigno Malo

13:30-18

Av. Fray Vicente Solano 2-58

Natural history museum with a considerable collection of animals.

Museo del Sombrero de Paja Toquilla

Shopping hours

Calle Larga 10-41

The Rafael Paredes Panama Hat shop has historical Panama hat production items as well as a production workshop where you can see panama hats being produced by the workers. Probably one of your best opportunities to buy a Panama hat from an enormous collection of traditional and creative modern models for men, women and children

Cuenca, Ecuador, Things to do

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Banco Central Museum. ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Exposition Banco Central Museum.
ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Pumapungo oven. ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Pumapungo map.

 

Pumapungo Museum

You can't visit Cuenca without going to the Pumapungo Museum and the Banco Central Museum which also is home to the Pumapungo Ruins site, the ancient pre-Colombian city on which Cuenca was built. The museum itself showcases the archaeology of the Canaris and Incas, an ethnographic exposition of the Indian cultures of Ecuador, a monetary exposition and religious and colonial art exposition of the eighteenth and nineteenth century.

 

 

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Old Cathedral Sagrario, Old Town Cuenca. ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Chapel old cathedral.

The Sagrario Cathedral, the former cathedral of Cuenca, has religious expositions and living arts performance center.

The interior of the side-chapel.

 

 

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Panama Hats Museum Paredes Rold?, Cuenca

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Panama Hats Press in the Panama Hats Musuem, Cuenca

Panama hat museum and workshop Paredes Roldon.

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Museum modern art.

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Museum modern art expostion.

Museum of Modern Art.

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Museum aboriginal cultures.

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Museum indigenous cultures, interior.

Archaeological Museum of Indigenous Art with more than 5000 objects of pre-Columbian and recent historical periods.

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Conceptas Monestary, Cuenca

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Las Conceptas Museum, Cuenca

Las Conceptas is a little museum in a beautiful colonial house, mostly dedicated to colonial and religious art.

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Museum of medicine.

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Crespo Toral Museum.

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Museum of modern art, court yard.

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]: Cidap Museum.

Medical Museum.

Crespo Toral Museum

Modern Art Museum

Cidap Museum

ALL 20 CUENCA MUSEUMS & PUMAPUNGO [2024]