Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro, Bogota

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Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro, Bogota - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Carrera 5 at Calle 16, (Parque Santander) La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711

Phone: +57-13432222

Ticket Price: 3000 COP

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Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

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About Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro, Bogota

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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  • Fantastic place, free entry on Sundays and walked around without feeling rushed. Nice that 99% of the exhibits were in both Spanish and English for us lazy non Spanish speakers, also the announcements were also in both languages... I was pleasantly surprised that it was English, not US English used though! If and when I return to Bogota I will.... Hopefully be speaking more Spanish and will come back to the museum and perhaps take the guided tour!

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  • Pretty cool to see the gold in a gold dedicated museum. The admission fee is super cheap (less than 10000 COP and the descriptions in the museum have English descriptions! So you won't be lost! Also check out the gift shop on your way out. Lots of neat stuff there too.

  • Had a great time visiting. As a chemist it was very interesting to read about the sciency aspect of metal work and the origins of metallurgy. You should definitely go. Also, entrance is free for several hours a day during the weekends..

  • Went to Bogotá’s Museo del Oro on a Sunday so the entry was free. I heard that the museum would be overly crowded on Sundays but did not find that to be the case. Exhibits were very nicely presented with descriptions in both English and Spanish. Give yourself 2 hours or so to see everything at a leisurely pace. The only thing that was a bit disappointing was the circular gold room. I had trouble finding it since it is hidden behind a wall on the 2nd floor, and you have to wait until the wall opens before you are let in to see the exhibit. There is a brief light show, then the doors open and everybody exits. It would be better if there was more time to view everything in the room. Otherwise, I highly recommend visiting this museum.

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  • Very impressive museum! It is incredible to see what people could do with gold thousands of years ago. They not only show the gold artifacts but also show you the process they used to make them. It is a must go place in Bogota!

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