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Museo del Oro Zenu

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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...more
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Plaza de Bolivar | Centro de la ciudad amurallada, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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All reviews gold museum small museum air conditioned free museum gold pieces pre columbian worth a visit indigenous peoples beautiful gold nice collection beautiful pieces great museum on display south america interesting history walled city old city
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

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Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

It's a must see tour!! Learn the history, culture, the people, and traditions. You won't regret the history lesson of Bogota and Cartagena Colombia.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank connellw2016
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Solid small, well-curated collection of beautiful pieces from across Colombia with English and Spanish signage. Great location, beautiful old venue with air conditioning that makes a great detour from exploring the old walled city,

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John O
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Nice little Museum which is free to enter. Many hundreds of gold, silver and ceramic pre Columbian pieces. It is in Bolivar Plaza and has air conditioning to escape the heat.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank browncondo2102
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Good, but small exhibit. Has air con so worth a step in to escape the heat and set the scene for its bigger brother in Bogata. I prefer the ones in Santa Marta and bogata but still some good exhibits here and English translations.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

The place is really worth a visit, not only because it is beautiful and well organized. I love history and to me it was a choc : we have never been tought that they started their development 9 000 b.c. It gives such valuable insites...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

The museum is free and this is very nice... They should provide more information. Everything is mostly written in Spanish.. they didn't put any captions next to each item... It could help a lot to better understand evolution through the centuries and geolocalization..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patrizia B
Reviewed August 30, 2018

It's a quick, free museum that will only take you about an hour. I was continually amazed at how detailed the pieces of art were even though they were created 1000-2000 years ago!! It might have been helpful to have a personal guide on this...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MikeTheGoodfellow
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I enjoyed the museum and learning the history of the many cultures here. Even though it was a self guided tour the info throughout the museum makes it easy to understand the different pieces within the museum. I would definitely recommend stopping by for a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Will E
September 9, 2017|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
I am not clear what the question is. You will have time to visit both the museo and the bank easily in one morning or one afternoon.
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Rudelick
September 4, 2017|
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Response from Will E |
Hi I'm from Cartagena city and a tour guide so I can tell you where you can buy that next to gold museum there's a good store where you can buy jewelry,emeralds Colombians. Just right next to the name is emeralds museum
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Erna B
October 6, 2015|
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Response from museodeloro | Property representative |
Museo del Oro Zenú belongs to Banco de la República, the central bank of Colombia. There is a gold museum in Bogota, and six regional museums focusing on the regional archaeology. They are all different, and their golden... More
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