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Bi-lingual Guided tour through the emerald museum including a replica mine showcasing the different type of geology where emeralds are found. Also includes a walkthrough of a private collection and a visit to the museum store.
This is a private collection of emeralds, displayed as a museum collection. The initial tour is okay, they explain the mining regions and practices, thankfully it only lasts about 15 minutes. Then they let you look at the private collection, and of course, shop in...More
This is a private collection of emeralds and sculptures, including the 2nd most valuable emerald in the world. The tour with Leonardo taught me something about emeralds and specifically the collection and I could wander around afterwards. Sure there is a shop, but what museum...More
We loved taking this tour. It's not an over-the-top tour, but you get what you pay for: learn something new and different about emeralds! The tour is short and you get to go through a representation of the caves where you find the emeralds in...More
The Emerald museum is a private museum on the 23rd floor of the Avianca building that charges a 5,000 entrance fee. You will need to bring ID to be granted access to the building. They show a video of the mining process and have an...More
This private museum on the 23rd floor of the Avianca Building in Bogota has a replica of an emerald mining shaft and which is used to explain the process of emerald formation and mining. Unfortunately, except for the few areas shown here, we were not...More