Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP, Cuenca

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Learn about Ecuadorian history through engaging exhibits built around actual historical sites at Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP. Built around a convent from Incan times, the museum guides guests through Ecuador’s history. Observe the different exhibits such as the map of inhabited areas, plant life of the area, and descriptions of the indigenous people. Behind the museum you can find a snack shop serving waffles and ice cream as well as some gardens which are nice resting places, especially if you have children. To visit Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP on your trip to Cuenca, use our Cuenca route app .
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  • This is an interesting museum of artifacts and the remnants of an Incan location. The gardens are very nice- a demonstration garden of typical Incan staple foods, and more with a small collection of n...  more »
  • The Pumapungo Museum is a clean example of how to do it. The construction of the exhibition is very informative and educative by the necessary visual attire supplemented with original artifacts, tools and other. Worth your visit.
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  • Great place! Make sure you go out to the back of the museum to enjoy the ruins, grass, birds, different vegetation as well. Free admission.
  • I had a great time here learning about the culture, artisanal work, dress, and practices of the many indigenous peoples of Ecuador. The botanical gardens and bird exhibit were exquisite.
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