Museo del Sombrero de Paja Toquilla
10, Padre Aguirre, Calle Larga 41 y, Cuenca, Ecuador
Sun 9:30am - 1:30pm
Mon - Fri 8:30am - 6:30pm
Sat 9:30am - 5pm
Secret View from Cuenca's Panama Hat MuseumWhen in Ecuador, wear what the Ecuadorians wear. Museo del Sombrero de Paja Toquilla is a small museum in Cuenca that explores the history of Panama hats. This delightful museum also shows the intriguing making process and sells a huge variety of these iconic head garments. Once suitably attired, go to the back of the museum, climb the small set of stairs, and take a look at the panoramic views of Cuenca and the surrounding mountains.