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Museo Internacional De La Esmeralda

Calle 16 No. 6-66 | Edificio Avianca Piso 23, Bogota 111711, Colombia
+57 1 4827890
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Calle 16 No. 6-66 | Edificio Avianca Piso 23, Bogota 111711, Colombia
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"on display"
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

If one had to define tourist trap with an example, this would be the place. Taking advantage of the fact that the gold museum is across the square, there´s this so-called-museum where you see reproductions (sigh) of mines and get told about the mining process...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

The process to get into the museum is more complicated and takes longer that the 3 small displays that are all the same. At the end they show some emerald pieces that are beautiful and of course the opportunity to purchase emeralds. The $36,000 ring...More

Thank Beka C
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

​ This is a must visit if you are interested in beautiful stones! However, like many other aspects of Bogota, finding it was not very easy and only after questioning several people nearby (in Spanish) did we understand that we had to go into the...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

You would not expect a museum on the 23rd floor of this unassuming high rise building down Town steps from the gold museum. It cost less then $2 to get in and give you a good idea about the origins of the emerald stones. Once...More

Thank iKottler
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Hard to find. Its at the 23floor of avianca building. You first go to the reception down stairs and show your idcard passport. We got Free entrence and a guide because of the yellow free walking tour bracelet. The visit takes about 30 minutes.

Thank femtiotre
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

A little hard to find as there are no obvious signs but the museum is in the Avianca Building located about 200 steps southwest of the Museo de Oro, (see photo). Check at the Security Guard counter in the lobby where a guard will escort...More

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum with a Emerald workshop and store. The staff was professional, friendly and knowledgeable. The workshop was small but pretty cool, and the shop has some amazing jewelry.

2  Thank Luvs2TravelAnywhere
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is very interesting and the guides are very helpful and tell you a lot of the stones and the mining in Columbia and the jewelry. The museum is a bit hidden, because we didn't find any sign in or outside the building that...More

1  Thank Bernhard S
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

this is a cool thing to do for the views you get from the museum floor-360 opportunity to see the city and mountains unfolding below. it's a little bit odd to visit because it's in an office building and you have to check in at...More

Thank namchegompa
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We were told this was one of the museums we must visit while in Bogota, but it was really boring, not worth it and it has a poor execution. It like being in an 80's museum. However, the girl who explained the visit was kind...More

Thank Mariana R
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