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Casa Museo Capitan Antonio Ricaurte

Calle 15 No. 8-17 | Villa de Leyva, Boyaca, Colombia, Villa de Leyva 154001, Colombia
+57 318 6618807
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Tucked away

Slightly out of the main tourist area, this charming house and garden are interesting for their... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Richard B
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Interesting and free

This museum is devoted to national hero Antonio Ricaurte. The museum is small but has interesting... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Carla F
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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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Colombian Air Force Museum. It is the home of Captain Antonio Ricaurte, hero of Colombia and symbol of Colombian Air Force
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
19 Mar 2018
“Tucked away”
25 Jun 2017
“Interesting and free”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Calle 15 No. 8-17 | Villa de Leyva, Boyaca, Colombia, Villa de Leyva 154001, Colombia
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+57 318 6618807
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Slightly out of the main tourist area, this charming house and garden are interesting for their explanation for the part played by Ricaurte in the war of Independence. Set aside 20 minutes and you will enjoy the tranquillity for free.

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

This museum is devoted to national hero Antonio Ricaurte. The museum is small but has interesting things, a nice garden and nice guides. The entrance is free and you are allowed to take pictures (without flash)

Thank Carla F
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

House of Colombian hero Antonio Ricaurte. You can see amazing garden, full of flowers, courtyard and his house. Good idea to see how it was to live there in XVIII century. Several rooms shows you lifestyle and part of modern history of Colombia based on...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Antonio Ricaurte was a captain during the Independence War. He sacrificed himself at the Battle of San Mateo in Venezuela by blowing up a huge supply of munitions to prevent the Spanish from capturing them. This is his birthplace. His heroism is a symbol for...More

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