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Intiñan Solar Museum

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Who would’ve thought an invisible line would be so hard to find? As the very name of the country describes, the Earth’s Equator bisects Ecuador into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres—although pinpointing the exact location of that line has been an ongoing challenge. For hundreds of years, it was believed the Equator bisected Ecuador at the Mitad del Mundo monument, but new data has revealed the site is off by a few hundred meters. The nearby Intiñan Solar Museum, it’s said, is the site of the real Equator, although GPS info seems to point out that neither spot is correct. Either way, regardless of the Equator’s exact location, this small museum north of Quito is still a fascinating stop. Try to balance an egg on a nail or watch water spin opposite ways, and while some of the exhibits might be staged, the concepts behind the gravity and physics are curiously entertaining. In addition to exhibits about the Equator, the Intinan Museum also offers a look at Ecuador’s culture—from the biodiversity of the Galapagos Islands to Amazonian tribes. There’s even the chance to take a photo with an ancient shrunken head, and while the somewhat kitschy Equator tricks are admittedly fun to see, it’s the authentic looks at Ecuadorian culture that defines this Quito museum.

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Open daily from 9:30am-5pm
Manuel Cordova Galarza, Quito, Ecuador
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Equator Line and Pululahua Crater - Half Day Tour

Equator Line and Pululahua Crater - Half Day Tour

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The Equator line and the Pululahua Crater are two of the most visited attractions around Quito. This private half-day tour combines both, with a visit to the Intiñan Equator Museum, followed by a scenic tour of Pululahua. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Quito's Urban Zone is included.
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  • 3 hours 45 minutes
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$106.73
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Self-Guided Scooter Tour of Quito & Mitad del Mundo

Self-Guided Scooter Tour of Quito & Mitad del Mundo

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Experience Ecuador’s “Middle of the World City” on this self-guided motor scooter excursion. After a quick safety briefing, head to Mitad del Mundo—the precise location of the equatorial line—and visit the monument that divides the northern and southern hemispheres. Check out a museum that tackles the physics and folklore of the area, tour a dormant volcano in South America’s first national park, and explore other sites in and around Quito.
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  • 3 hours to 1 day
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$38.15
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Mitad del Mundo Complex, Hummingbird´s Sanctuary and Hike in the Cloudforest

Mitad del Mundo Complex, Hummingbird´s Sanctuary and Hike in the Cloudforest

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Venture out of the city to experience some of Ecuador's outstanding biodiversity. Along the way, stop off at the middle of the world to tour the Intiñan Museum and learn some fascinating tidbits about being on the Equator. Proceed to a hummingbird sanctuary and orchid reserve to take in the surrounding Andean landscape while hiking through a cloud forest.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Full Day Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Mitad del Mundo

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Full Day Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Mitad del Mundo

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Get a sense of the architecture, history, and culture of Quito during this private tour visiting the city’s top sights. Start with an exploration of the historic city center of this Ecuadorian capital, visiting its main Basilica, Independence Plaza, and many more colonial-era sites. Then take a trip aboard the Teleférico to a peak more than 13,000 feet (4,000 meters) above the city for sublime views, finishing your day at ‘Mitad del Mundo,’ a monument marking where the earth’s equator splits the world into north and south.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Middle of the World in half-day

The Middle of the World in half-day

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Start the trip from the Quito city or the international airport of Quito, this will depend on where you have chosen your stay. Located 8 miles northwest of Quito city, capital of the Ecuadorian Republic, The Middle of the World or Equator Line is the most visited tourist attraction in the country. Due to privileged geographical location, has become a tourist magnet, where visitors can learn more about ancestral knowledge, nature and science. The city of the middle of the world is a perfect time to enjoy a half-day tour with fun activities either in the morning or in the afternoon, this will depend on your free time.
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  • 4 hours
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$40.00
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Private Full Day Quito City and Middle of the World Monument Tour

Private Full Day Quito City and Middle of the World Monument Tour

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Maximise your time in Quito with a private full-day tour that checks off all of the capital’s most popular attractions. Take in the highlights of the UNESCO-listed historic center; admire landmarks such as Plaza de la Independencia, San Francisco Monastery, and the Panecillo; then walk along the Equator Line at the Intiñan museum. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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$88.44
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Mercado Central + Teleférico Quito + Mitad Del Mundo

Mercado Central + Teleférico Quito + Mitad Del Mundo

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This tour is very complete for having the opportunity to visit a typical Ecuadorian food market. Then we will visit the Quito cable car at 4000 meters high and observe the best views of Quito. In the middle of the world we will visit 3 emblematic places: Intiñan Site Museum / City half of the world / Crater del Pululahua 
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

You in the Middle of the World

You in the Middle of the World

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This tour invites travelers to know places little visited but of great historical, cultural and natural interest
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  • 1 to 8 hours
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$70.00
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$70.00

Private Mindo Ziplining, Chocolate Tasting, and Equator Museum Tour

Private Mindo Ziplining, Chocolate Tasting, and Equator Museum Tour

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Escape the city for a full-day adventure in the Ecuadorian Andes on this private tour from Quito. Get your adrenaline pumping as you zipline through the Mindo Cloud Forest, sample coffee and chocolate on a tour of the El Quetzal Chocolate Factory, and walk along the equator line at the Mitad del Mundo. Tour includes lunch, hotel pickup, and all activities.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$184.70
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Half-Day Tour to Mitad del Mundo Complex- All entrances included!

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Half-Day Tour to Mitad del Mundo Complex- All entrances included!

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Straddle two different hemispheres during this half-day visit to the equator at Ecuador’s famous ‘Mitad del Mundo.' Try out some unique physics experiments demonstrating the influence of the earth’s poles at the Intiñan Museum. This trip includes a guide, Intiñan Museum entrance fees, round-trip hotel transport, and an optional upgrade for a private tour.
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  • 4 hours
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12-Day Trip Machu Picchu & Galápagos Islands

12-Day Trip Machu Picchu & Galápagos Islands

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History & Culture – Galapagos Islands – Inca´s Ruins This 12  day adventure package allows you to explore a great variety of landscapes in Ecuador and Perú as well as nature and cultural highlights, which you will be able to observe on this fully guided tour. From the capital Quito, which was one of the first cities declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, you will go to Lima, the City of the Kings, Cuzco, Machu Pichu and its Sacred Valley to admire the inca´s ruins and history. This is a great chance to see the main of Ecuador and Perú Highlights.
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  • 12 days
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$3,599.00
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Private Sightseeing Tour of Mitad del Mundo from Quito

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Private Sightseeing Tour of Mitad del Mundo from Quito

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It's called ‘Ecuador’ because it sits on the earth’s Equator. Take this half-day trip to the middle of the world and plant your feet in the northern and southern hemispheres at the same time. Pay a visit to the Mitad del Mundo Museum to learn about indigenous cultures of the region and to conduct hands on experiments you can only do on the Equator.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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Middle of the World and Quito Private City Tour

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Middle of the World and Quito Private City Tour

Visit two of the world’s most interesting locations on a full-day private tour. First, visit one of only two inhabited volcanic craters in the world and see how locals are living. Then, head to the Intiñan Museum to visit the exact division of the northern and southern hemispheres at 00º 00’ 00”. Lastly, head to Quito for a tour of the world’s first UNESCO-listed city and learn about its rich history.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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Mitad del Mundo Complex, Pululahua Crater & Quito´s TelefériQo

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Mitad del Mundo Complex, Pululahua Crater & Quito´s TelefériQo

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Journey to the 'Middle of the World' on this memorable tour that stops at the Pululahua Crater, Intinan Museum, and more. You'll learn about local customs and traditions from a friendly guide and capture panoramic city views of stunning Quito from atop Teleferico.
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  • 6 hours
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$91.38
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 2 Day Private Tour to Mindo Cloud Forest from Quito

2 Day Private Tour to Mindo Cloud Forest from Quito

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Designed to delight lovers of nature, this private 2-day tour whisks you away from bustling Quito and takes you to Mindo Rainforest, one of the most biologically diverse forests in the world. Marvel at hummingbirds and more than 70 species of orchids; visit the Middle of the World Monument (Mitad del Mundo); and enjoy activities such as ziplining and chocolate factory tour at your own expense. One nights accommodation, select meals, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Quito are included.
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  • 2 days
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$295.39
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Full-Day Quito City Tour & Mitad del Mundo

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Full-Day Quito City Tour & Mitad del Mundo

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Enjoy a sampling of the natural, cultural and historical sights found around Quito during this comprehensive full-day tour. Take in gorgeous hilltop views of the city from Panecillo Hill and San Juan Mirador. You’ll also explore Quito’s historic city center by visiting several of its churches and colonial-era buildings. After lunch experience life on both sides of the earth’s equator at the Middle of the World monument before finishing your day with the amazing landscapes of Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve. Your comprehensive Quito trip also includes a guide, some site entrance fees and an optional private tour upgrade.
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  • 7 hours
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Full-Day Middle of the World Monument Tour from Quito

Full-Day Middle of the World Monument Tour from Quito

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When the French Geodesic Mission surveyed the equator in 1739, they declared the spot of this monument outside Qutio as the Middle of the World. With this full-day tour from Quito, enjoy a day away from the city as you visit the Middle of the World monument, as well as the real Latitude Zero 787 feet away. You’ll have time to visit the Ethnographic Museum and the Inti Nan Museum.
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  • 8 hours
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$71.80
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Full Day Middle of the World, Cable Car and Quito City Shared Tour

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Full Day Middle of the World, Cable Car and Quito City Shared Tour

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Don’t worry about confusing and time-consuming public transit in Quito; instead, opt for a comprehensive full-day excursion which covers several city highlights and includes private transportation. Ideal for visitors with limited time in the city, visit the Basilica del Voto Nacional, tour the old town, and more in the company of a local guide, learning more than you could if exploring independently.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Quito City Tour, Equator Museum and Pululahua Crater

Quito City Tour, Equator Museum and Pululahua Crater

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Maximize your time in Quito with a private full-day tour that checks off three of the capital’s most popular attractions. Take in the highlights of the UNESCO-listed historic center, walk along the Equator Line at the Intiñan museum, then marvel at the views from the Pululahua crater. Tour includes lunch, hotel pickup, and all activities.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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$128.55
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Private Equatorial Line Tour

Private Equatorial Line Tour

Enhance your experience of the Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo) on a private 3-hour tour from Quito. Alongside a local guide, you’ll visit the Intiñan Museum to learn about the discovery of the equator and then straddle the Northern and Southern Hemispheres at the Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo). Private hotel pickup and drop-off in Quito are included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$57.62
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Private Excursion Middle of the World & Hummingbirds Alambi

Private Excursion Middle of the World & Hummingbirds Alambi

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The country of Ecuador takes its name from the line that divides the Earth into two hemispheres. Take a tour of the Middle of the World complex on a private excursion and set foot in both hemispheres. Explore the Museum of Intinan to learn about equatorial science and the indigenous cultures of Ecuador. Finally, stop at Alambi in the Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve and admire the various bird species.
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  • 6 hours
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$112.50
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Private Tour: Middle of the World Monument and Quito City Tour

Private Tour: Middle of the World Monument and Quito City Tour

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Explore the historic sights of Quito, including its iconic ‘Middle of the World’ monument situated on the equator, during this full-day private tour. Start your day in the Old Town section of Quito, visiting two of its top churches, La Compañía and San Francisco, and checking out the government palace. You’ll then head to the ‘Mitad del Mundo’ (Middle of the World) monument, marking zero degrees of latitude, where you’ll explore the Intiñan museum and a number of on-site attractions dedicated to this unique geographic location. This Quito city excursion also covers round-trip hotel transport, a private guide and vehicle and entrance fees.
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  • 1 day
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Private Mitad del Mundo Tour & Extreme Activities in Nayon Valley

Private Mitad del Mundo Tour & Extreme Activities in Nayon Valley

Spend the day touring some of Quito's top attractions and experience the thrill of enjoying extreme activities during this full-day option that's perfect for first-time visitors. Straddle two hemispheres at the Middle of the World, volunteer for experiments at Intiñan Museum, then soar over jungle canopies and scenic landscapes on a Tarzan Swing in one of the surrounding valleys.
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  • 8 hours
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$151.80
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3-Days Layover Stay in Quito

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3-Days Layover Stay in Quito

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Dive head first into the sights of Quito on a private three day tour. With airport pickup and drop-off, two nights of accommodation, and all transportation included, you don’t need to waste a moment planning logistics.  Simply follow your guide and enjoy the comprehensive itinerary, including a tour of the UNESCO listed historical city center. While visiting the highlights, get a photo of yourself straddling the northern and southern hemispheres.
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  • 3 days
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What are Intiñan Solar Museum hours of operation?
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Intiñan Solar Museum hours of operation: Open daily from 9:30am-5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Intiñan Solar Museum tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Intiñan Solar Museum can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 56 Intiñan Solar Museum tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Intiñan Solar Museum 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Intiñan Solar Museum costs USD 25.00. Guided Intiñan Solar Museum tours start around USD 25.00 per person. See all 56 Intiñan Solar Museum tickets and tours on Viator.
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