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Museo Internacional De La Esmeralda: Tours & Tickets

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Calle 16 No. 6-66 | Edificio Avianca Piso 23, Bogota 111711, Colombia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was great, Santiago explained us in very detail all the mining stages, highly recommended if you want to know the process and the different mines

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Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

Very interesting, short and perfect this way. The guide, Leonardo, was very well spoken and gave clear explanations. Highly recommend it and the visit ends in the boutique with drawdropping jewels.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Vaik47
Reviewed 16 May 2019

good to visit and understand the origin of emeralds. the visit is short, the staff is not a specialist in geology, only learned phrases

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jan W
Reviewed 29 April 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Millet02
Reviewed 16 April 2019

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

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 March 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nmd12b
Reviewed 20 February 2019

It's not a museum, the name is missleading, it has a some emeralds, its real purpus is to sell stones, not a fan.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sherpa778046
Reviewed 18 January 2019

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

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 18 January 2019

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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