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This tiny museum is easily visited being just on the corner of the Plaza de Bolívar. The entrance fee of 3000 pesos is good value for a wander around for about an hour or so. Most of the exhibits are in spanish but you get...More
Strange little museum. It did not follow any particular order and although there were a few interesting displays (including one relating to the M-19 siege of the supreme court building several years ago), on the whole this was not well laid out and did not...More
A nice smaller museum that is worth a spin through. Right off the Plaza Bolivar in the heart of the other tourist attractions in Bogotá. This museum has a little bit of everything recounting history of Bogotá and the showpiece flower vase. Exhibits discuss the...More
A slightly eclectic historical museum. Mostly it focuses on colonial times and the role the building played in Colombian independence. But there is also a section on the events of 1985 when the M-19 guerrilla group took over the Supreme Court Building across the street....More
There is some information in English and french but not a lot. If you want to know about the story behind Independance from the Spanish then of course it's very interesting. If there was more info in English or if the audio guides were available...More
'Museo de la Independencia' is in a lovely little building that used to belong to a wealthy merchant. The exhibits are very humble in scale, though they do give a nice general overview of the history of Bogota and the backdrop of Independence. I would...More
I really enjoyed this visit. The museum is set out prettily and is detailed in the historical explanations, which I enjoyed as a history nerd. Worth a short visit for those interested in Colombian (and Noe-Granadian) history.