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Address: Centro, Calle 33 # 3 - 123 | Plaza de Bolivar, Cartagena, Colombia
Phone Number: 6600778
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small, educational and worthwhile

very small museum but really interesting opportunity to explore the Zenu culture and see fascinating artifacts that help illuminate a way of life and a very rich culture... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Jackson Heights, New York
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Willemstad, Curacao
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

A small collection of Zenu culture. No entrance fee to be paid. Nice to have the AC on warm days. Stairs, so difficult for wheelchair. By the 25th people, I would call it crowded.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Was ok. The exhibits were nice but the museum is very small. The AC was more than welcome, and made the stay more enjoyable.

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Jackson Heights, New York
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

very small museum but really interesting opportunity to explore the Zenu culture and see fascinating artifacts that help illuminate a way of life and a very rich culture. Admission is free.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The museo del Oro Zenu is a very nice, small museum. No entry fee but try to avoid the lines with the cruises.

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Fort Lauderdale
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Some museums have too much, and one can get bored. This museum has just the right amount of items on display - especially the gold - to keep you interested. And the great a/c is a nice respite from the outdoor heat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Located on Plaza Bolivar, this small museum gives a very informative look at the Zenu culture. You can see models of the native villages, watch videos in different languages, and admire exhibits of gold and pottery artifacts from as far back as 200 BC. Nicely air conditioned as well! No admission charged.

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crimsonidle
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a small museum but there are some interesting artefacts, displayed beautifully. The best part of course, is that it is free to enter.

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Queens NY
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Afternoon is too hot and what a pleasure to go in the museum. You can watch a video of how trinkets etc were made and it was fascinating. Upstairs, you can see the little gold adornments etc. Nice indeed.

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Scottsdale
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We only went because it was included in our guided tour of Cartagena and were not very impressed. It does have various pieces of gold and other artifacts from pre Colonial and Colonial times but if you are going to the Gold Museum in Bogota you can safely miss this one.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

In general when you visit Cartagena you have already gone to Bogotá where the Museo del Oro in fantastic. So it is not a valuable visit.

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