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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
+57 1 3432222
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a guide, but it was just not my thing. My daughter, who is 14, lost interest early. Lots of pieces on display. If you know your Colombian history, it'll help.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pavetti
Reviewed yesterday

A place with a lot of exposure of gold and we like the simulation of the lagoon of guatavita.Highly recommended

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank valentinarL3962
Reviewed yesterday

We were finishing a tour, which goes out and ends in front of the gold museum, they are in a naranaja uniform. The guide told us that the gold museum is very beautiful and he invited us to enter and we did it and it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jair m
Reviewed yesterday

We went to the museum on our own, not with a guide. It is very user friendly and the exhibits and signage are terrific. There is a nice cafe with good food and a fantastic gift shop with high quality items for sale. A must...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lois M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed the museum overall but the layout of the exhibition was a bit confusing. Lots to read and see. Loved the displays they gave great detail about ancient goldsmithing here in Colombia and abroad. There was a small enclosed room with a timed display...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautifully displayed and most extensive collection of pre-columbian gold artefacts - everything from face masks to jewellery and funerary objects. Best to take a guide or the audio to set things in context and as you need to be selective - you won't have...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alan W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Thanks to the guide Daniel who accompanied us in the gold museum, fortunately he offered us the graffiti tour and accompanied us to the museum

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hilsy m
Reviewed 2 days ago

I liked to enter the gold museum and continue with a historical tour that we contacted in front of the museum with a naranaja uniform, it served us because both were complemented

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kevinm74123
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are over 55000 artifacts in the museum , many very similar - I suspect having a guide makes a visit much better although most exhibits do have an English description in addition to Spanish - what made it for me was having visited the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PhilJohn2013
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very good place we did a graffiti tour, we finished it at the entrance to the museum with a nairian company, they recommended us this view and we loved it

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank johistin m
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Margaret K
November 20, 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
November 5, 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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September 17, 2018|
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Response from ruxik21 | Reviewed this property |
1-2 horas, si tiene guide 2-3 horas.