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Mitad del Mundo Etnographic Museum



Day visit from Quito:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Quito:

More or less 1 hrs. per way.

What is it?

It is a museum located inside the actual historical equator line monument. It shows interesting facts about the daily life of the different social groups that live in Ecuador. This historical place is not in the precise equator line, but is the place marked by the french scientists that measured the line in modern times.

What can you do there?

Seightseeing. Best visited in combination with another day activity.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Quito, cloud forest lodge, Otavalo.