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Museo Historico de la Policia

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Tour the former headquarters of Bogotá’s police force and learn about cocaine-kingpin Pablo Escobar’s demise in 1993. There's a model dummy of his bullet-ridden corpse.
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Carrera 9, #9, Bogota, Colombia
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All reviews police force pablo escobar harley davidson law enforcement military service an english speaking guide guided tour drug cartels interesting visit cool museum closed on mondays beautiful building museum is free nice tour few hours weapons capture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

From older reviews I expected a montage with blood covered mannequins depicting Escobar's death but it is no longer there due to too many children visiting. Mostly weapons, radios, photos, and a weird diorama celebrating the police. Great view of the city. Lots of reverent...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marcella S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Law enforcement, especially outside of the USA, always interest me. I have a great deal of respect for the National Police of Colombia. Going into the museum, my interest level was high. The museum and its exhibits satisfied me greatly. I especially loved the exhibit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hilltop202
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great tour, the Colombian police has a great compilation of artifacts and facts that resumes the activities from the origins through the drug cartels up to the most recent activities. The police are organized and they demand the tours to start at some times (a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Diana P
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

All of the torus are given by serving police officers. My tour was in English and we seemed to do much better than the concurrent tour in Spanish. We had a new guide on each floor and each was informative, whilst also practising their English....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank C H
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I had a wonderful tour with a police woman called Angely, who thankfully for me spoke very good English. The tour can last a few hours but as I was short of time she made allowances and shortened the tour for me. The building was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

On this tour you get a policeman who wishes to improve their English - so the explanations are very good. Rather a bizarre introduction to the roots of policing from the early days through the use of clay models in a miniature village! Some interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Vickyhr7
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

This tour provided an extensive insight into the workings of the national police force - both historically and in the present time The tour was free, in English and presented extremely well by Diena, who answered all our questions as fully as possible Well worth...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank smw45
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

It would be really useful if the various signs around the museum were in both Spanish and English. You’re left to guide yourself so unless you have someone that can translate, which would be dull for them, it’s kinda boring. It would be far more...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Uncle-Jayo
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Private visit with a young and very sympathic policewoman speaking very good englush. She explained us all about the work if Nacional Policia un Colombia, especially finding and fighting narcos and FARC. You can’t see such museum elsewhere. Highly recommandes.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sylvie M
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We missed the morning tour but were politely told to come back at 2pm for an English tour. We were placed with a tour group of 8 others, but they left early so the 2 of us had the wonderful guide, Gustavo, to ourselves. He...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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