Top 35 Tourist Attractions of Guayaquil, Ecuador [2024]

All 20 Museums oF Guayaquil [Exhibits, Addresses, Public Hours]

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20 great museums are among the top tourist attractions of Guayaquil, Ecuador

Museum / cultural center

Opening hours



Botanical Garden


Cerro Colorado, Ciudadela Las Orquideas, Av. Francisco de Orellana

A great place to eat a sandwich while enjoying some mostly native 700 plant species in natural landscaping and and greenhouses, as well as a butterfly house.

Casa de La Cultura including the Museum of Prehistoric Art, Carlos Zevallos Menendez

Tu-Fr 10-18 Sa 9-15

Carlos Cevallos Menendez de Octubre 1200  and Avenue and Pedro Moncayo

Archaeological, historical museum with a good collection of pre-Colombian golden art artifacts as well as paintings and sculptures from the colonial period.

Friends of Sumpa Museum

Th-Tu 9-12:30 15-17:30

Via La Libertad in the town of Salinas

Archaeological museum: highlighting the Santa Helena Peninsula cultures.

Anthropological and Contemporary Art Museum of the Central Bank

8-18 Sa-Su 11-13

Jose de Antepara and 9 de Octubre

More than 50,000 archaeological artifacts, 3,000 modern art artifacts and a library of archaeological, historical and modern art.

Banco del Pacifico Museum

Tu-Sa 9-18

P. Icaza 133 and Av. Pichincha

Archaeological artifacts, as well as a permanent exhibition of 19th-century South American art.

Museo Coronel Felix Luque Plata

Tu-Sa 10-14

Plaza Colon S/N

Fire Fighters Museum.

Museo Farallon Dillon



Lighthouse overlooking the Guayas River.

Francisco Campos Museum

8-12 14:30 -18:30

Campos Lizardo Garcia 225 and Velez


Bae Calderon Historic Museum

Tu-Fr 9-16 Sa-Su 10-14

Canar & 5 de Junio

A floating museum of the Ecuadorian Navy.

Museo Miniatura


Malecon Simon Bolivar

Scenes in miniature about the history of Guayaquil.

Guayaquil in History Miniature Museum


Malecon boulevard

Historic scenes of Guayaquil.

Municipal Museum of Guayaquil

9-12 15-18

Sucre & Chile

Exhibits of, ethnology,  Archeology, historic documents, photographs and personal objects of people playing a role in the independence of the city at the beginning of 19th century.

Popular Music Museum of Guayaquil, Julio Jaramillo


Bottom of Santa Ana Hill

Popular music museum.

Beer Museum


Bottom of Santa Ana Hill

The history of beer making.

Footbal Museum


Bottom of Santa Ana Hill

Highlighting  the football teams of Guayaquil.

Admiral Illingworth Marine Museum

8-12:30 14-16

Naval Base, Avenida 25 de Julio y El Tiburon

The Gunboat Calderon with which Captain Rafael Moran Valverde, fought in the battle of Jambeli.

Contemporary Marine Museum

8-12:30 14-16


Marine instruments, weapons, scale models, pictures and  documents showcasing the Navy since 1941.

Presley Norton Museum

Tu-Sa 9-17

9 de Octubre and Carchi

Archaeological museum about the "Life and Customs of the Settlers of Ancient Ecuador". The objects belong to the periods; Formative (4200 BC - 500 BC), Regional Development (500 BC - 500 AD) and Integration (500 AD - 1530 AD).

Nahim Isaias Museum

Mo-Sa 10-17

Clemente Ballen and Pichincha 2nd floor

Paintings, sculptures and other artifacts from the 15 to the 18 hundreds.

Historic Park

We-Su 9AM -16:30PM

Av Rio Esmeraldas, Guayaquil 092301, Ecuador

Guayaquil Open Air museum where important historical buildings of the 19th century have been rebuilt after removal brick by brick. Great native species zoo in a natural mangrove setting.

El Mongote Real Alto Museum

Su-Fr 9-17 Su 9-16

Carretera to San Linas Chanduy

Archaeological site museum of the real dig.

Museo Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Martes - Jueves: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Fridays y Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Domingo: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


P. Icaza & General Cordova Private collection of paintings of the late Ecuadorian entrepreneur, Luis Noboa Naranjo, representing a sample of the most important contemporary Ecuadorian painters.



20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Botanical Garden. 20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Museo Presley Norton Museum. 20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Museo Nahim Isaias Museum. 20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Museo Naval Museum Calderon Battleship.

Botanical Garden, Guayaquil

Presley Norton Museum

Nahim Isaias Museum

Calder? Naval ship

20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Casa de la Cultura. 20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Fire Fighters Museum Museo Bomberos. 20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Museo Antropol?ico Contemporary Art Museum. 20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Museo Musica Popular Museum.

Casa de Cultura Guayaquil


Fire Fighters Museum

Museo Antropologico

Popular Music Museum

20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Beer Museum Museo Cerveza. 20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Museo Naval Museum. 20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Museo Municipal Museum pottery. 20 GUAYAQUIL MUSEUMS, ECUADOR: Historic Museum colonial houses.

Beer Museum

Museum of Naval History

Archaeological pottery

Historical Park