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Museum / cultural center

Opening hours



Botanical Garden


Cerro Colorado, Ciudadela Las Orquideas, Av. Francisco de Orellana

About 700 plant mostly native species in simulated natural habitats outside and in greenhouses. Also a butterfly house.

Casa de La Cultura including the Museo de Arte Prehistórico Carlos Zevallos Menéndez

Tu-Fr 10-18 Sa 9-15

Carlos Cevallos Menéndez de Octubre 1200 & Pedro Moncayo

Archaeological, historical museum with inter alia important collection of pre-Colombian golden art objects. Colonial art includes paintings and sculptures.

Museo Amantes de Sumpa

Th-Tu 9-12:30 15-17:30

Vía La Libertad in the town of Salinas

Historical archaeological museum. The people of Santa Helena Peninsula throughout its history.

Museo Antropologico y de Arte Contemporaneo (MAAC) del Banco Central

8-18 Sa-Su 11-13

José de Antepara and 9 de Octubre

50,000+ archaeological objects, 3,000 modern art objects and archaeological, historical and art library.

Museo Banco del Pacífico

Tu-Sa 9-18

P. Icaza 133 and Av. Pichincha


Museo Coronel Felix Luque Plata

Tu-Sa 10-14

Plaza Colon S/N

Fire Fighters Museum

Museo Francisco

8-12 14:30 -18:30

Campos Lizardo Garcia 225 and Velez


Museo Histórico Bae Calderón

Tu-Fr 9-16 Sa-Su 10-14

Cañar & 5 de Junio


Museo Miniatura



Scenes in miniature about the history of Guayaquil. I could not find this back.





Museo del Municipal de Guayaquil

9-12 15-18

Sucre & Chile

Displays: Archeological objects, colonial documents, ethnological objects, photographs and personal objects of people playing a role in the independence of the city at the beginning of 19th century.

Museo de la Música Popular Guayaquileña Julio Jaramillo


Bottom of Santa Ana Hill

Features Popular music

Beer Museum


Bottom of Santa Ana Hill

The history of beer making

Museo de Footbal


Bottom of Santa Ana Hill

Feature Guayaquil's two football teams

Museo Naval Almirante Illingworth

8-12:30 14-16

Base Naval, Avenida 25 de Julio y El Tiburón

The Gunboat Calderon with which Captain Rafael Moran Valverde, fought in the battle of Jambeli

Museo Naval Contemporaneo

8-12:30 14-16


Located in the old house of Augusto Dillon Valdez, with a heritage of some architectonic value, the museum exhibits a compilation of elements, instruments, weapons, scale models, photographs and  documents representing the evolution of the Navy from 1941 until the present.

Museo Presley Norton

Tu-Sa 9-17

9 de Octubre and Carchi

Archaeological museum about the "Life and Customs of the Settlers of Ancient Ecuador". The objects belong to the periods; Formative (4200 BC – 500 BC), Regional Development (500 BC – 500 AD) and Integration (500 AD – 1530 AD).

Museo Nahim Isaias B.

Mo-Sa 10-17

Clemente Ballen and Pichincha 2nd floor

Colonial art museum with paintings, sculptures and other objects from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

Historic Park/Parque Histórico

We-Su 9AM–16:30PM

Av Rio Esmeraldas, Guayaquil 092301, Ecuador

The park pays homage to the old Province of Guayaquil of 1762, which encompassed the modern day provinces of Guayas, El Oro, Los Rios, and part of Manabí. While the park is still being developed, it is an oasis of tranquility in this busy city and if you are interested in wildlife, the zoo is set in the natural mangrove and features the more conspicuous and larger animals of Ecuador in general and the coast in particular.

Museo del Sitio Arqueológico El Mongote Real Alto

Su-Fr 9-17 Su 9-16

Carretera to San Linas Chanduy


Museums of Guayaquil: Botanical Garden. Museums of Guayaquil: Museo Presley Norton Museum. Museums of Guayaquil: Museo Nahim Isaias Museum. Museums of Guayaquil: Museo Naval Museum Calderon Battleship.

Botanical Garden, Guayaquil

Presley Norton Museum

Nahim Isaias Museum

Calderón Naval ship

Museums of Guayaquil: Casa de la Cultura. Museums of Guayaquil: Fire Fighters Museum Museo Bomberos. Museums of Guayaquil: Museo Antropológico Contemporary Art Museum. Museums of Guayaquil: Museo Musica Popular Museum.

Casa de Cultura Guayaquil


Fire Fighters Museum

Museo Antropologico

Popular Music Museum

Museums of Guayaquil: Beer Museum Museo Cerveza. Museums of Guayaquil: Museo Naval Museum. Museums of Guayaquil: Museo Municipal Museum pottery. Museums of Guayaquil: Historic Museum colonial houses.

Beer Museum

Museum of Naval History

Archaeological pottery

Historical Park

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