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Museo Salango - Museum Salango - Ecuador

What better place to have an archaeological museum than in a town that boasts 5,000 years of history and culture. This small museum has artifacts from the area's pre-colonial cultures, including the Valdivia, the Machalilla, the Chorrera-Engoroy, the Bah├şa, the Guangala and the Mante├▒a. The exhibit includes 245 pieces of pre-Columbian pottery as well as a collection of spondylus shells, sculptures and jewelry. Additionally, it has information about each culture's lifestyles and methods of production. Daily 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.


Salango, Ecuador


Getting There

Take any Cooperativa Manglaralto bus north or south along the Ruta del Spondylus and ask to be dropped off at Salango. Walk down the main road toward the water and Malec├│n, and you will see the museum halfway down the road on the right side.

Price Description:

$2.50 adults, $1.50 children under 12 and seniors over 65

Relative price: Budget

Contact Information:
Phone: 05-258-9304

06 Sep 2012

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