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We were not very taken with this museum, primarily because very few of the displays included English translation. If you read Spanish, however, I suspect you will enjoy it much more. It seems to have a comprehensive collection & ample historic references.
A good sized collection of the history of columbian money and some of the interesting presses used to make the money. I found it fascinating to learn that for a time all of the money for the country was outsourced to New York City.
Casa de Moneda is a historic structure that houses the numismatic museum and a major art collection as well. The numismatic museum covers the history of local methods of currency exchange from pre-Columbian artifacts to early coining, to more modern varieties of currency. It includes...More
This is a great art collection of colombian painters, and the center piece, the religious custody with 1475 emeralds and other precious stones. From there you can cross to the Museo Botero, another incredible place !
As someone who enjoys coins and bills and the history they tell, I found this museum disappointing. The lighting is poor so for the most part, the coins on display appear as dark circles with the details difficult to make out.