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Museo Arqueologico de Sogamoso

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Interesting museum of indigenous history, great reconstructions.

There's a few halls of precolombian history, packed with artefacts and information panels to... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
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Arqueological Museum

For a very interesting view on the native Colombian Muiscas Indians that inhabited the area in the... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2016
Miami, Florida
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12 Aug 2017
“Good but could do with a fresher look”
2 Dec 2016
“Interesting museum of indigenous history, great reconstructions. ”
Calle 9 # 6-45, Sogamoso 152210, Colombia
+57 8 7703122
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting museum to learn about the local pre-hispanic peoples and cultures. Most parts of the exposition would deserve more insightful explanatory materials.

Thank Giuseppe F
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

There's a few halls of precolombian history, packed with artefacts and information panels to explain everything. The outside galleries have some goulish surprises! There are also recreations of the homes and the great temple of the people living here before the Spanish came - really...More

Thank ComradeRose
Reviewed 16 July 2016

For a very interesting view on the native Colombian Muiscas Indians that inhabited the area in the Pre-Columbian times, a visit to the museum will give you a nice perspective. This is a short excursion that will let you take some nice pictures.

Thank marcosd305
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Average museum. Spanish only. A lot of replicas. Very interesting though if you are interested in the history of the Muisca civilization - they probably have more info than you can find online

Thank MihaiT7
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

15minutes from Sogamoso plaza principal it's easily accessible walking. The staff were friendly and helpful. The exhibition was interesting although a little dated. The site includes a number of traditional Muisca houses (recreations) and the temple of sum, which is quite impressive. Cost to enter...More

Thank E5984UFchrisb
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

You can see many great artifacts and objects of the muiscas an indigenous people of Colombia, my favorite is the sun temple wich is amazing, some of the artifacts needs restoration and improve the light inside the museum!

Thank Dario C
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed with this museum. I found it well-organized and interesting, especially the mummies and shrunken heads.

Thank cycletourist1
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Visited while hanging out in La Finca de San Pedro for a week - not a lot of other cultural stimulation in Sogamoso. Pleasant quiet little museum full of info (en espanol solamente) about the Muisca people, the pre-columbian inhabitants of the area, sadly pretty...More

Thank Tynedoc
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Great museum that wasn't too overwhelming. Nice grounds and structures and a helpful staff. Interesting displays and recreations that represent the Muisca people.

Thank sakins1321
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