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Casa De Montalvo - Museum Ambato - Ecuador

The birthplace of one of Ambato's most distinguished authors, Juan Montalvo, a controversial novelist and essayist who was born in 1832, is also his resting place; his coffin is displayed to the public on a tiered platform. The museum aims to promote Montalvo through a display of personal effects, photos and manuscripts.


Montalvo 03-50 and Bolivar (on the corner of Parque Montalvo)

Ambato, Ecuador


Travel Tips:

Saturday: open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. only.

Price Description:

Adults $1, children and retirees $0.25

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Open Hours to:2-6 p.m.

Days Closed:Saturday afternoon, Sunday

Contact Information:
Phone: 282-4248/4987

Here are other activities in and around Ambato that may be of interest: Museo De Ciencias Naturales and Museo de la Provincia de Tungurahua.

By Martha Crowley

I work as an Editor/Writer at Viva Travel Guides in Quito, Ecuador. I first came to Latin America five years ago to escape rainy...

18 Sep 2012

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