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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)

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The Banco de la República Gold Museum houses one of the most important collections of pre-Hispanic metallurgy in the world. As its history, which dates back to 1939, has unfolded, so this institution has become a symbol of Colombia's cultural...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Carrera 6 No.15-88, Bogota 110321, Colombia
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+57 1 3432222
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Reviewed today

This museum must be a must stop on your trip to Bogota, it has a large collection of pre-Columbian and colonial pieces. It is very well designed to dazzle the visitor and make the tour entertaining.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carlos Q
Reviewed today via mobile

The Museum was fantastic, filled with indigenous artifacts. They had pure gold trinkets to full body covers made of the yellow metal. I think it was impossible to put price on the articles. I would recommend this visit to everybody.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David L
Reviewed today via mobile

You’ll be surprise!! We are so proud to have this historical museum in our city, all the objects represent what we are, hard working and happy people. Go in the morning sonyou can walk to Plaza Bolivar and have lunch either in Candelaria or Zona...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 877mauriciop
Reviewed today

Very nice place, organized and very cheap. Avoid visit on Sundays when is free of charge and visitors volume is really high.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ejunior7
Reviewed today

Amazing artifacts, great exhibition for a really unexpensive cost! Activities for children and funny-expert guides. It's not big, you can see it all in one day, but it's so fun you should go many to see the itinerary exhibitions as well!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank monita_rb
Reviewed today

As far as I know, there is nothing like this museum in all the world. It is safe and informative. To see this much ancient gold is truly amazing! The location is well known by all taxi drivers so it is really easy to get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ve3yri
Reviewed yesterday

Inexpensive entry fee for this excellent museum. Traces the history of man in South America through the use of metals. All displays are written in English and Spanish. The history is very detailed. The displays are beautifully arranged making the most of the delicate pieces...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Roger R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An extensive collection of pre Columbian artifacts. This collection provides a diversified collection from the many aboriginal groups that inhabited and still lived in the area. Make sure you get a tour guide. The history of some of these articles is amazing and do not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JoyR1034
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After travelling around South America for some months, we’d heard a lot about the gold of the pre-Colombian period without seeing much of it as the Spanish had taken it all. This museum is a goldmine, there is so much to see and amazing detail...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank starfruit85
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Gold Museum in Bogotá I simply AMAZING. on Sundays, you can get in for free. There are some guided tours that will tell you all the stories behind the ornaments and jewelry from our native Indians in Colombia. This is a great plan to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Margaret K
21 November 2018|
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Response from Dr_Kello | Reviewed this property |
Museo del Oro Quimbaya Av. Bolívar # 40 Norte-80 Tel: (6) 741 3300 - 749 8433. Horarios: martes a sábado de 9:am a 5:00pm
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DaleL943
6 November 2018|
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Response from museodeloro | Property representative |
Dear Dale. Yes, entrance to Museo del Oro-Bogota is free for all every Sunday. Tuesday to Saturday it costs COP 4000, and is free for children under 12 and adults over 60. Visiting should take two hours or more, and there is... More
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KataDuma
18 September 2018|
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Response from ruxik21 | Reviewed this property |
1-2 horas, si tiene guide 2-3 horas.
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