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This 19th-century Art Nouveau-style mansion-turned-museum was once home to Doña María Augusta Urrutia, who dedicated her life to serving god and helping Ecuador’s poor. Though it has some modern features in the bathroom and kitchen, much of the house is original, and beautifully preserved. The building is filled with a fine art collection from the mid-19th and early 20th century, mostly from famous Ecuadorian painter Victor Mideros, whose stained-glass windows can be found in prominent buildings around Quito. Inside are two beautiful courtyards and dozens of period details that place you right in 19th-century Quito, like a wood-burning stove, the oldest grain masher in Ecuador, a bed that belonged to General Sucre, Belgian tiles, hand-painted wallpaper, and, of course, stained-glass windows. Guided tours are available in English, and most of the written display information is in both Spanish and English.