Intinan Museum, San Antonio de Pichincha

4.5
#2 of 117 in Museums in Ecuador
Discover the true center of the Earth at Intinan Museum, providing fascinating insight into how Ecuador's indigenous peoples lived and worshipped the sun, as well as explaining some of the scientific quirks of the Equator. During the guided tour, you'll learn why water rotates in opposite directions on opposite sides of the Equator and why it's difficult to walk in a straight line along this imaginary line. A visit to Intinan Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Quito road trip planning tool to plot your vacation.
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  • Fun and interactive visit, if a bit short. You get to learn about phenomena that occur near the equator line as well as a little bit about Ecuador and its people. The English speaking guide attached t...  more »
  • I have gone more than 15 times to the Intian and it is always great, the best experiments that are performed to certify that you are in The Half of the World.
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  • They need to free the llamas. They’ve been born in that 7x7 foot space and I’ve confirmed with the maintenance workers as well as the managers and tour staff members that those llamas have NEVER been let out side of their cages unless it’s for a vet appointment. They are huge animals that need space, freedom to walk around at the very least. There are currently two which are separated by a fence. FREE THE LAMAS! Release them to a sanctuary or place with a large pasture suitable for them.
  • Superb museum, much better than the tourist trap a few hundred yards away. The cost is less, and you get an enthusiastic, and very entertaining guide. It's also on the genuine equator, as will be proven to you. Don't miss it.
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