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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)

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The Banco de la República Gold Museum houses one of the most important collections of pre-Hispanic metallurgy in the world. As its history, which dates back to 1939, has unfolded, so this institution has become a symbol of Colombia's cultural...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Carrera 6 No.15-88, Bogota 110321, Colombia
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Who knew that so much Pre Colombian gold was left even after the Spanish Conquistadores raped the land. This was my second visit to this marvelous museum and I'd go back again! Amazing displays laid out to make the visit easy. Don't miss the cafe...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SteveQ424
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although I love the benefit of a guide, it detracts a little from being able to read about the artifacts and truly see what the museum has to offer. It's a good thing to do if you have time and are a big history enthusiast...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NCUWT
Reviewed 2 days ago

Three floors of beautiful and well organized exhibits of gold artifacts (as well as some pottery and bead work) from the indigenous cultures of Colombia's pre-hispanic period from over 3000 years ago. If you take the time to read the information leave yourself at least...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank orliek2013
Reviewed 2 days ago

First off I should say I have a short attention span when it comes to something that looks basically the same and you visit four floors to see it hoping something will change other than the size of the ornaments that were worn over several...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 1alan280
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful place and totally free if you go on a Sunday (still very cheap if you go other day). Please, do take the time to read all the posted info, you will get to learn more about Colombia and its culture.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sonbereju
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A beautiful museum with the representation of pre Colombian art. A must visit if you are in Bogotá. 👌

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FFSGF
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is 4-floors packed full of everything you would want to know about gold processes and ancient artifacts. Clean, neat. SpanIsh and English information panels. We are seniors so had free admission.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank susanbarnett
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a nice little tour. I am definitely not overwhelmed or amazed by the rich culture and diversity or the meaning of gold and goldsmithery at display (I mean that they could have made the presentation so much better given the rich history of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lektuerekurs
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is nice with a very complete collection of handcrafts made by Colombian indigenous. Sunday was free entrance.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank juanchito4000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pieces are original and exhibition shows the roots of Colombian culture. The cofee workshops are very interesting and a good choice for visitors. Staff helpfull and kind.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Victoria504
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Margaret K
20 November 2018|
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Response from Dr_Kello | Reviewed this property |
Museo del Oro Quimbaya Av. Bolívar # 40 Norte-80 Tel: (6) 741 3300 - 749 8433. Horarios: martes a sábado de 9:am a 5:00pm
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DaleL943
5 November 2018|
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Response from museodeloro | Property representative |
Dear Dale. Yes, entrance to Museo del Oro-Bogota is free for all every Sunday. Tuesday to Saturday it costs COP 4000, and is free for children under 12 and adults over 60. Visiting should take two hours or more, and there is... More
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KataDuma
17 September 2018|
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Response from ruxik21 | Reviewed this property |
1-2 horas, si tiene guide 2-3 horas.
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