Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro

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  • Address: Carrera 5 at Calle 16, (Parque Santander) La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711, Colombia
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +57-13432222
  • Ticket Price: 3000 COP
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Specialty Museums

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 Travel Tips

  • 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.

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  • Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro Address: Carrera 5 at Calle 16, (Parque Santander) La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711, Colombia
  • Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro Contact Number: +57-13432222
  • Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro Timing: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro Price: 3000 COP
  • Best time to visit Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
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  • 95% of people who visit Bogota include Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro in their plan

  • 31.54% of people start their Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

52.65% of people prefer walking in order to reach Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro

People normally club together Church Of Our Lady Of Candelaria and Church Of San Francisco while planning their visit to Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro.

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Gold museum or museo del oro
  • Hi, I am writing to request a high-res image of musica raft ( made of gold forund from bogota, columbia) in your possession to be used in a self published, educational book venture. Looking forward for your support.

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    • Hey, Sadia. I suggest calling the Gold Museum directly on 57-13432222 for this purpose. 

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