Museo Botero

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  • Address: Calle 11 No.4–41, La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711, Colombia
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +57-13431212
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids, Specialty Museums

A relatively new museum, the restored colonial house that is Museo Botero was established in 2000 when the world renowned artist Fernando Botero donated over 100 of his works, including 85 original pieces of art by European and North American artists. Fondly referred to as “the man who paints fat people”, most of the exhibits you’ll come across will be chubby art- children, hands, oranges and violins to name a few. The Museo Botero is the artists’ largest permanent exhibit in the world. Among the 85 pieces of art by other renowned painters are the works of Picasso, Matisse and Renoir. The premises, also has a lot of other smaller museums to browse through after the Museo Botero.

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  • Museo Botero Address: Calle 11 No.4–41, La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711, Colombia
  • Museo Botero Contact Number: +57-13431212
  • Museo Botero Timing: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Museo Botero Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Museo Botero(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Museo Botero: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Bogota include Museo Botero in their plan

  • 38.4% of people start their Museo Botero visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Museo Botero

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

80.43% of people prefer walking in order to reach Museo Botero

People normally club together Museo De Arte Colonial Bogot and Catedral Primada while planning their visit to Museo Botero.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • This place was the highlight of my trip to Bogota. It has tons of pieces from Batero, Dali and Picasso. On certain days the have free English tours and includes a money museum. I spent 4 hours marveling at all the beautiful art pieces. Must do when you’re in bogota. In addition, it’s free entrance. There’s a cafe if you want to take a break and people watch. Great place, informational and friendly staff!

  • The internationally known museum has exquisite bones. The courtyards are perfectly laid out and serene. It houses a large collection of Mr. Botero paintings. The canvases are known for their puffery of people - the images are grossly larger than normal depictions. See my 360 degree picture. It's well worth a stop. Always feel free to reach out to me on Twitter @joerazz

  • This place is one of the very best un the city, not only because of the historical building. There is the most valuable art collection un the country and the temporal exhibitions are really interesting. Never dissapointing for art lovers

  • Nice museum free of charge

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