Gold Museum Or Museo Del OroCurrently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
- Address: Carrera 5 at Calle 16, (Parque Santander) La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711, Colombia
- Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: +57-13432222
- Ticket Price: 3000 COP
- Tags: Family And Kids, Specialty Museum
Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro - Review
How much gold do you think you can see before your eyes start to hurt? Can’t put a number on it? Head down to the Museo del Oro and see for yourself. Bogota’s most prized possession, the Museo del Oro literally translates to the ‘museum of gold’. Displaying over 34,000 pieces of gold and some 20,000 of other Columbian relics, the museum is spread over 3 floors. The second and third floors is where it gets exciting; the former segregates the exhibits into regions from where they were procured and how they were used with an interesting fact on women figurines and their role in worship. The third floor is where they tell you how gold was used in rituals including the oldest warrior figurine that was found in an unnamed gold belt. There’s a lot more to this museum than just gold- it’s a great way to understand what South America was before the Spanish inquisition.
Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro Information
- Right from Tuesday through Saturday, there’s a free one hour tour that’s conducted at 11:00 am and 4:00 pm in both English and Spanish.
How To reach Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro by Public Transport
- (Transmilenio) Museo del Oro
Restaurants Near Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro
- Andante Ma Non Tropo (brunch recommended)
- Crepes & Waffles (breakfast recommended)
- Britannia Pub (specializes in Columbian and British cuisine)
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Things to Know Before Visiting Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro
95% of people who visit Bogota include Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
41.27% of people start their Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro
67.69% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro
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Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro, Bogota Reviews
This museum is truly an amazing place. It is full of original gold pieces that were created centuries ago by native indigenous people. It is very nice to see how this people used and manipulated gold, platinum, silver and copper. There are also lots of interesting clay pieces complementing a unique set. I do not know for sure whether it happens every day or it was a special occasion, but an indigenous father and son on were giving talks on gold preservation and restoration, and indigenous culture and communication tools. Truly amazing.
Great place. The gold artwork is beyond amazing. They have very high quality items to display. They offer group tours in english Spanish and French. It easily took us 3 hours to tour the whole museum. Plenty of employees to ask question to. Definitely worth stopping if in Bogota
Loved it! The admission is so inexpensive. Can go through the whole museum in about 2 hours. Right next to the museum, on the right, once you exit the museum, there are some great spots to buy beautiful and very inexpensive souvenirs.
Very interesting exhibition. Had a tour in English. Lasted 1.5 hours and we saw 2 rooms. It's really big so go early. My son had a good time as well. I would recommend as a must visit.
A fantastic museum taking you through the ages. I love the fact that it's part of a bank vault, and there are modern touches. Some of the pieces within the collection are jaw dropping. An absolute must see