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Casa de Moneda - Coleccion Numismatica del Banco de la Republica

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Calle 11 No. 4-93, Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of history included in the exhibits.Push a button and they light up. They can show trade routes for various commodities too.

Thank travelall7continents
Reviewed April 7, 2018

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.

1  Thank Ira S
Reviewed March 10, 2018

This and the Gold Museum are the best concerning the importance of gold and silver in the Spanish Colonia period and it is rare to find a museum dedicated to coins anywhere in the world.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed March 10, 2018

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).

1  Thank TravelWorldMap
Reviewed March 9, 2018

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

2  Thank peterh125
Reviewed January 28, 2018

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

1  Thank AVM2016
Reviewed January 20, 2018

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.

1  Thank Manuel P
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank nannitaupn
Reviewed October 16, 2017

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

Thank Amsterdoc74
Reviewed July 27, 2017

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.

Thank lauriepollock
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