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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)

Carrera 6 No.15-88, Bogota 110321, Colombia
+57 1 3432222
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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 memory. Its golden exhibition, fully renewed in November, 2008, is a place you cannot miss in your next trip to Bogota.
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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 yesterday

the gold museum is definitely the best museum in Bogota and one of the best museums I have seen in South America. The entrance fee is very small, so do take the time to visit this museum when in Bogota.

Thank AggieS1983
Reviewed yesterday

The location is great, had an excellent time visiting this museum, lots of interesting things to see

Thank jacques g
Reviewed 2 days ago

You won't see anything like this anywhere in the world. Take your time and enjoy it. Then you can go about to La Candelaria.

Thank MaurizioGallivanting
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very impressive gold museum with a beautiful collection of ancient gold artistry. The museum is conveniently located in central Bogota. Take the audio tour to hear more detail about you are seeing. Plan two hours. They also have a nice gift shop...More

Thank Laurie48
Reviewed 3 days ago

I recommend the audio tour as there is more detail that what you will read on the walls. There is a great walk through of the different tribal areas of Colombia and how each of their uses of gold were different. The place is huge....More

Thank Megan C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Single reason why Spanish conquistadors came all the way to this part of the world. Fabulous display of jewelry and artifacts. The jewelry is very finely made,and delicate. Says a lot of the civilization of that time. The colour of Gold is amazing even after...More

1  Thank AJAI A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The photos won’t do this place any justice. Go experience the culture and history yourself. A lot of walking and reading but it’s well worth it. Very cool

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Museo del Oro is simply breathtaking. The progression, history and technical details of the pre-Columbian gold is fascinating. The intricacy and detailing of some of the exhibits is astounding, considering they are more than 3000 years old. The museum contains the largest collection of...More

Thank charmingmanoxford
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the best Gold Museums anywhere with excellent pre-Hispanic gold artefacts in abundance. Be prepared for long queues though as it is very popular

Thank bryan t
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great museum with a lot of information and a huge exhibition. You need to take your time. A real must see when in Bogota.

Thank MGO99
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Patricia S
10 November 2017|
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Response from Francesco M | Reviewed this property |
From the official website Closed on Mondays 31 december and 1st of january Martes a sábado 09:00 a.m. a 06:00 p.m. (Última salida a las 7:00 p.m.) Domingos y festivos 10:00 a.m. a 04:00 p.m. (Última salida a las 5:00... More
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Response from duncanscampbell | Reviewed this property |
It appears not. They have a website but the English language version has its limits. On the Spanish version you can find a link to ancient board games complete with instruction on how to play them.
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Ryan H
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Response from museodeloro | Property representative |
The golden pieces have been two thousand years waiting for you to visit, each object tells of the life of the person that used it, but also of the skills of the artist who made it, all explanations are in English and... More
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