Alabado House

Local nameMuseo Casa del Alabado
LocationSan Roque, Quito, Ecuador

Casa del Alabado is a Precolumbian Art Museum in Quito, Ecuador. The museum is located in a colonial house built in the 17th century during the Spanish Colony. It houses a collection of over 5,000 archaeological pieces, 500 of which are on permanent display.

Casa del Alabado is unique in the sense that its display is organized thematically, not chronologically. The aim of the museum is to treat objects as works of art rather than archaeological remnants.

The display is distributed along 8 rooms with 8 different themes, which serve as representations of cultural aspects of ancient Ecuadorian cultures: their cosmology, their relationship with their ancestors, their religious ideas and rituals, and their relationship with their…

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More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +593 2 228 0772

Address Calle Cuenca, Quito, Ecuador

Coordinates -0°13'17.024" N -78°30'57.262" E

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