Equatorial Museum in Equatorial Monument

Equatorial Museum in Equatorial Monument

Inside the internationally known Equatorial Monument you can find the Equatorial Museum. We recommend you to visit it once you arrive at the City of the Middle of the World. For this reason, in this blog we want to tell you a little bit about what this museum holds.

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What can you see in Equatorial Museum?

In Equatorial Museum, you will get information about the arrival of the French Geodesic Mission to Ecuador who were in charge of measuring the meridian arc. You will see how the current Equatorial Monument was built, and how was the construction of the City of the Middle of the World. Later, you will be able to appreciate the Ethnographic Floors which isan ethnographic exposition of the indigenous groups of Coast, Sierra and Amazon Region” of the country. Source: Ciudad Mitad del Mundo, 2019.

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After that you can go to the Interactive Floors which are part of the renewed image of the Equatorial Monument. There you will be able to know more about why we are in the Middle of the World. During the visit to the Interactive Floors, you will learn about the following interactive experiments, and experiences:

  • Seasons
  • Solstices and Equinoxes
  • Gyroscope
  • Balance
  • Bismuth
  • Coriolis Effect
  • Centrifugal
  • Electromagnetic Levitation
  • Magnetic Fields
  • Levitation
  • Thomson Ring
  • Wireless Energy
  • Ground Floor and Virtual Hostess
  • Holographic Stage
  • Sensory Room
  • Touchscreens
  • Photomontage

If you want to know more about each of these attractions, you can go to the official website of Equatorial Museum of City of the Middle of the World.

In addition, in City of the Middle of the World you have to visit the first Planetarium with virtual reality of the country. You can not leave this place without enjoying this type of technology.

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If you go to the City of the Middle of the World on weekends, it is very likely that you will see a series of artistic and cultural events. You can not miss them!

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How to arrive to Equatorial Museum in City of the Middle of the World?

Quito Tour Bus invites you to get on board the only double-decker bus in the city of Quito and enjoy its Equatorial Line Tour, which departs every day at 12h00 from United Nations Boulevard. Together we will visit the fantastic City of the Middle of the World, the famous Equatorial Monument, the Ethnographic Museum, and the Equatorial Museum.

The best part is that you will have preferential access to get the best picture with one foot in each hemisphere, and to know the multiple attractions that the City of the Middle of the World has to offer.

Additionally, in this tour we will take you to Pululahua Volcano Crater Lookout where you can enjoy the view of the crater of this volcano, one of the few inhabited in the world.

If you want to know both the City of the Middle of the World and Quito’s Historic District, Quito Tour Bus invites you to enjoy our Quito City Tour + Equatorial Line Tour. If you choose this option, your ticket will be valid for both tours on the same day (Quito City Tour offers you a panoramic tour which departs from United Nations Boulevard at 09h00 until 12h00 + Equator Line Tour which also departs from United Nations Boulevard at 12h00 until 19h00). This ticket is also valid for both of the tours on different days. Book your tour now!



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