Dedicated to the art of Oswaldo Guayasamin, Guayasamin Museum displays powerful, politically charged works. The paintings take you through the struggles of Ecuador and its peoples in recent history. Take a tour of the museum to get extra details about the many pieces by the artist. Consider combining this with a visit to the artist's expansive house next door, where you can see Guayasamin's personal art collection. Work out when and for how long to visit Guayasamin Museum and other Quito attractions using our handy Quito online day trip planner .
Tours to Guayasamin Museum
Museums of Quito BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $87
Duration: 6 hours
Capilla del Hombre and Guayasamin Museum Access BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $8
Duration: 4 hours
Quito Art Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $115
Duration: 5 hours
Guayasamin Museum Reviews
The Guayasamin Museum is absolutely beautiful and a must-see when touring Quito, Ecuador. The museum was built on the artists home property. It is expansive and very impressive. more »
Prior to our visit we were not familiar with this nationally famous artist, however after seeing his art and the impact he had on the people of Ecuador, we were duly impressed. The best part of the mu... more »
This is an amazing place. Guayasamín is an excellent artist at the tours are great. You can also go through his house which in my opinion was even better than the Friday Kahlo house. If you do one thing in Quito, do this! 8$ for adults but discounts for students if you have the card.
Brilliant museum in the artist's former home on a hill overlooking Quito. The highlight of the visit was a video of him at work in his studio, where we were standing, painting the portrait hanging on the wall behind us. It was like he had just left before we arrived.
Places to stay near Guayasamin Museum
Plan your trip to Quito
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >
View all >
Side trips from Quito
Hidden gems in Quito
Duration: 2h 30min
Duration: 1h 30min
View all >
Nearby attractions in Quito
Plans to Guayasamin Museum by other users
15 days in Ecuador BY A USER FROM CANADA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 46 days in South America BY A USER FROM CANADA October, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in Costa Rica, Ecuador & Peru BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Ecuador BY A USER FROM CANADA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Quito BY A USER FROM CANADA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Quito BY A USER FROM GHANA August, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium