Take your passport and you can it stamped. Its $4US entry and they supply a guide as well. Its fun trying to balance an egg on a nail and watching water spin either way of the equator line. Its good for an 1or2 hrs
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We expected a sort of cheesy, amateur carnival like atmosphere at the Intinan Museum when we stopped by here for about 45 minutes on our way back from Mindo. We got all that and more in the time we spent here and it only cost...More
Great staff - fun little 1 hour tour of the site. Interactive museum. Everyone goes on a guided tour that is included in the admission, small groups 10-15 people.
This is a hokey, carnivalesque attraction posing as a serious museum. There are a bunch of "totems" from around the world, all crafted poorly and cheaply out of concrete. I'm not sure what the point of them was. The shrunken head appears to be the...More
This was fabulous! We were so lucky to come at noon on the equinox. That means we had NO shadow for a couple minutes! It was amazing. We learned all about the equator whilst standing on it. I balanced an egg on a nail head....More
If you've done any research on Quito, you probably know there are two Equators. The true Equator (found here) and the false Equator which has the big monument. This is simple tour that is divided in two parts. The first gives a little history about...More
The true middle of the earth. Very cool demonstrations like balancing an egg on a nail watching the water train 1 way and a different way 2 feet apart and then again different right on the equator line. Also you try walking the equator line...More
Although some of the demonstrations aren't scientifically rigorous, they're presented in an entertaining way and they've got some good displays.
I absolutely loved this museum. A lot of reviewers dub this a "hokey tourist attraction", which it is, but in the best way possible. The museum sits on the true equator line. It's a beautiful piece of land to visit as well as being informative....More
This i the real equator proven by watching water swirl in different directions on each side and then not swirling when directly on the line. There are shrunken heads of animals and other historical artifacts here. I prefer Intanan to Mitad but Mitad del Mundo...More