Museo del Oro Zenu
Museo del Oro Zenu
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Museo del Oro Zenú is part of the regional network of Museo del Oro, Bogota. It hosts the golden adornments of the Zenú people that lived in the Caribean plains two thousand years ago, and their ceramics, and it states that Zenues still live and preserve their way of living near Cartagena.
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  • T-SGlobetrotters
    Preston, United Kingdom2,863 contributions
    Small museum worth a quick visit.
    Anyone who has been to the gold museum in Bogota will know this small museum does not provide the same experience as the superb Bogota offering and given the choice between the two museums, this is not the one we would choose. That said, it is worth a quick visit particularly for anyone who has visited the main museum in Bogota as a lot of the background information provided there aids understanding of the displays. Some of the video displays are also quite informative. Free to enter but should not take more than 30 minutes.
    Visited February 2023
    Written March 1, 2023
  • John L
    Spotsylvania, Virginia100 contributions
    Amazing pre-Colombian history and artifacts
    Well worth the time spent there viewing the pre-Columbian artifacts to include the Zenu culture gold exhibits and the musical relics. We were lucky enough to view the displays while accompanied by one of the staff anthropologists. He made the displays come alive when describing the creation and uses of the various artifacts. The artistic and technical skills of the ancient Zenu people are amazing. This is a can't miss spot to visit when visiting Cartagena.
    Visited May 2023
    Written May 21, 2023
  • Jon
    Greenwich, United Kingdom15,509 contributions
    Excellent small museum - well worth a visit
    Myself and a friend visited on a weekday in August. Free entry. Helpful, informative staff who speak fluent English. Exhibit information in Spanish and English. Wide range of exhibits including video information. Attractive and calm premises. Toilets. Lift. Shop on ground floor.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written August 23, 2023
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Jon
Greenwich, UK15,509 contributions
Aug 2023 • Friends
Myself and a friend visited on a weekday in August. Free entry. Helpful, informative staff who speak fluent English. Exhibit information in Spanish and English. Wide range of exhibits including video information. Attractive and calm premises. Toilets. Lift. Shop on ground floor.
Written August 23, 2023
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treetrippers
Fredericton, Canada568 contributions
Feb 2020
Small museum but lots of displays. Main interest here was air con, free and clean bathroom. Lots of thick walls ,etc. Must be real gold
Written March 6, 2020
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Michael S
Ruther Glen, VA48 contributions
Jan 2020
Free museum that takes less than half hour. Interesting descriptions of gold history in Colombia and many beautiful pieces on display.
Written January 30, 2020
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SaraJets
New York City, NY230 contributions
Sep 2019
museum was not what we were expecting. not much to see because they were under renovations. good to pass time but nothing worth visiting again- quite disappointing
Written September 12, 2019
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cheribokern
Naples, FL269 contributions
Jul 2019 • Friends
This free museum does a wonderful job of condensing Colombia’s golden past into a geographic and chronological summary. For newbies to gold, there aren’t enough details to get you up to speed. But if you’re walking in with background knowledge, this is the perfect update fir Colombian gold.
Written July 8, 2019
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Jake23
New Jersey6,523 contributions
Feb 2019 • Couples
It seems to be undergoing renovations. They have placed a very small amount of items in the national bank across the street. Unfortunately that was closed the day we went as well.
Written February 18, 2019
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LTB10
Florida464 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
Short visit about the history of Columbian Gold. Took just a few minutes but it was interesting. Takes you through the different eras and what was found among fossils.
Written October 4, 2018
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PersianOldMan
Ridgewood, NJ209 contributions
Jul 2018 • Couples
We stopped by here not expecting to see anything special. It turn out to be wonderful but small, well organized, and very Informative. To top it off, It is free.
Written July 2, 2018
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paulkiv
Napa48 contributions
Feb 2018
Interesting cool little museum in old town. Worth watching the movie and visiting the exhibits. Can’t beat the price
Written February 14, 2018
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mimikris
Bastrop, TX7 contributions
Nov 2017 • Friends
This museum was a delight! The information presented was interesting and the artifacts were beautifully handcrafted! The information was presented in both English and Spanish. There was a tour guide available for a price, but the information adequately tells the story of the early inhabitants of the area, so you can take the tour at your own pace if you like. Be sure to watch the movie that is available- it’s informative and in an air conditioned room!
Written November 28, 2017
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