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Museum of Maria Augusta Urrutia (La Casa Museo Maria Augusta Urrutia)

3/5
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Address: Calle Garcia Moreno 760, Quito, Ecuador
Phone: 593 2 2580103

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The painting of a piece of glass inside the building feels great, just to express the oil painting feeling of the whole building. This obviously colonial-style building in the old city still retains the traditional furniture and living facilities. In addition, the wooden floor and the lush flowers in the courtyard still feel his prosperity.

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  • Joshiewoshie
    Joshiewoshie
    Toronto
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    Stupid...

    I generally love old house museums. This one, while slightly interesting, wasn't worth the overall experience. In a city brimming with things to do, including many old buildings and museums, the sta...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582003888000+0800)/
  • pfefmeister
    pfefmeister
    Petaluma, California, USA
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    Nicely Restored Home

    This lovely museum showcases the life of one of Quito’s finest citizens, with the home a display of her belongings lovingly restored. We walked the ground floor and did not think it was anything speci...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580865933000+0800)/
  • Sedge2013
    Sedge2013
    Winchester, United Kingdom
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    Bathroom

    We loved the place real insight into visionary’s take on providing for the poor . Also an insight into wealthy woman’s home . Took some finding but the bathroom is worth it !

    Reviewed on /Date(1579163465000+0800)/
  • FelipeDall
    FelipeDall
    Brasília, Brasil
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    Worthy visit

    One of the best museum I have had in Quito Historical center. It tells the history of a wealthy woman who decided to help poor people, further to showing living conditions of begginings of century 20.

    Reviewed on /Date(1578733298000+0800)/
  • cammerayguy
    cammerayguy
    Cammeray, NSW, Australia
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    A snap-shot of privileged life in Quito in mid-20th century.

    We had a few hours to spare and looked round this museum. This was the private home of a philanthropist widow which had been preserved as a snap-shot of privileged life in Quito in mid-20th century. ...

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