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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.
This is a free museum. It has lots of information regarding the history of currency in Colombia. The way the museum presents the information can be a bit tiresome (the museum has a old style way of displaying and telling the story).
Entry is free. The museum would be of great interest to numismatists. The history of coin development and manufacturing is shown in great detail. I was intrigued to see that the machines used to mint coins had been imported from Birmingham UK
Next door is...More
The museum and collection belongs to the Banco de La Republica, the central bank of the country. They also own and administer the Gold Museum in Bogota and their regional branches around the country. The Museo de La Moneda is housed in a beautiful colonial...More
This Museum is located in a remodeled modern building reminiscent of a colonial home very beautiful and includes a history of how gold and silverware mind and then coined and how important this was for the Spanish and later on for the Colombian people themselves.
Definitely is a must see in the downtown area in Bogotá ! With a wide collection of modern art in different halls that you will enjoy , there are tour guides if you want , the currency collection is nice , but simple, the currency...More
This is actually a double museum and gallery complex with free entry. The money museum is interesting with the history of money in Colombia with lots of notes and coins to view. There is a story and history of money in the country right up...More
Sounds boring, but it was actually very interesting because so well presented. Part of a complex that also includes the Botera museum and a museum of Colombian art. The latter was fascinating and, again, amazingly well curated.