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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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Carrera 6 No.15-88, Bogota 110321, Colombia
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+57 1 3432222
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you want to get some knowledge about pre-hispanic colombian this is the museum that you should go. Gold museum have awesome atmosphere and the staff are very kind.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank danielzX1635IN
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Gold museum is in the heart of the city & is a great way to learn the history of the city's trading & how gold was used before it evolved as a precious commodity. I spent around two hours at a casual pace whilst...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank john h
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a Sunday when I visited this museum, and it was free to enter. The surroundings didn't seem so appealing however the museum itself is indeed impressive. One can see many artifacts of gold, with different themes at each salon. I very much enjoyed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank serefali
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 6 days ago 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 6 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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
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Margaret K
20 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
5 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
17 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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