Colombian National Museum, Bogota

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Colombian National Museum - A Quick Overview


Address: Carrera 7 No. 28–66, between Calles 28 and 29 Centro Internacional, Bogota, 110311, Colombia

Phone: +57-13816470

Ticket Price: 4000 COP

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Colombian National Museum, Bogota

The National Museum of Colombia is the biggest and oldest museum in Colombia. This museum houses a huge collection of archaeological findings and collections on Columbia’s history, art, and culture. This museum was built in 1823 and the architectural style of the buildings is that of a fortress with many arches, domes and columns. The museum is home to a collection of over 20,000 pieces representing various eras of the history of Columbia. You will also find items of Spanish iconography and various paintings by Débora Arango, Fernando Botero and many more.

Colombian National Museum Information

  • Free admission to showrooms every Wednesday: 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM and on Sunday.

Colombian National Museum Ticket Prices

  • The mentioned price is for an adult
  • For students: Colombian Peso 3000
  • For children: Colombian Peso 2000
  • For people with sensory and cognitive disabilities: Free
  • For children under 5 years of age: Free
  • For people over 60: Free

How To reach Colombian National Museum by Public Transport

  • By Bus
  • By Car
  • By Bicycle

Restaurants Near Colombian National Museum

  • Itanos (Centro Internacional) [specializes in Italian cuisine]
  • El Arca [Columbian cuisine recommended]
  • Donostia [changing menu]

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Colombian National Museum, Bogota Reviews

  • Excellent place to visit if you are interested in the history of Colombia. A very complete museum. Prices are cheap and they offer guide service to enjoy the visit and to learn Colombian history.

  • A very interesting place to learn Colombian history. The building itself is also quite fascinating as I think it was converted from an old prison. Quite a few Botero's paintings on top floor. I wish there are more English translations.

  • An interesting place to visit. It had detail on all Colombian history and artifacts from all the periods masking up the construct of modern Colombia. Most of the information is in Spanish, so come prepared to translate. Start on the top level and work your way down. Some nice photo opportunity as well.

  • Very nice and well laid out museums with great exhibits, but hardly any English translations, which made it very hard to learn anything about Colombian history.

  • Great museum, lots of art and history for different tastes. You would need to spend a lot of hours in here or just visit some specific things. Entrance is cheap and it's worth the visit.

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