Famous Museums in Bogota

The museums in Bogota give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Bogota with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Bogota. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Bogota.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Bogota.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Bogota:

  1. #1 of 16 Museums in Bogota
    - Used in 1274 itineraries
    Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro

    Tags: Specialty Museum

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

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

    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 M...Read more

  2. #2 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    Museo Botero

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Calle 11 No.4–41, La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711

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

    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 pi...Read more

  3. #3 of 16 Museums in Bogota
    - Used in 970 itineraries
    Colombian National Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

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

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

    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...Read more

  4. #4 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    Museo Historico Policia

    Tags: History Museum

    Address: Carrera 9 # 9, Bogota, Bogota, D.C., Colombia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Pablo Escobar was perhaps the most notorious drug lord of Columbia and his demise was certainly a victory for the police force. The Museo Histórico Policía was the ex-headquarters of the...Read more

  5. #5 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    Maloka

    Tags: Science Museum, Children Museum, Amphitheater

    Address: Carrera 68D No. 40A-51, Bogota, Colombia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The perfect place to take your kids to, the Maloka is an interactive science and technology museum. With over 9 rooms full of interactive fun, the most frequented ones is the Human Room where visitors...Read more

  6. #6 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    Santa Clara Church Museum

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Museum, Architecture

    Address: Carrera 8 No. 8–91, La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Santa Clara Church Museum ( Iglesia Museo Santa Clara), in its glory days of the colonial era, was a church which has now been turned into a museum for preservation purposes. The uniqueness of the...Read more

  7. #7 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    Museo De Arte Colonial Bogot

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: Carrera 6 No. 9–77, La Candelaria, Bogota, 111711

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The home of colonial art, the Museo de Arte Colonial was restored in 1999 to preserve the exhibits and keep it open to public. Not as well maintained as the other bigger museums of the city, the walls...Read more

  8. #8 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    Museo Del 20 De Julio

    Tags: Museum, War Memorial

    Address: Calle 11, Bogota, Bogota, D.C., Colombia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The place that started it all-when a broken vase meant a lot more than just shattered glass. A small row between a Spaniard and a Columbian that resulted in the War of Independence, the Museo del 20 d...Read more

  9. #9 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    Quinta De Bolivar

    Tags: Museum, Architecture

    Address: Calle 20 No 2-91 Este, Bogota, Columbia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Named after the beneficiary of the palace, the Quinta de Bolivar is a government building that was gifted to Simon Bolivar as a token of appreciation for his services in the freedom for independence. ...Read more

  10. #10 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    Coin And Bill Production Museum Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Cl. 11 #4-93, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    If you are interested in learning about the Columbian currency and its history, then a visit to Coin and Bill Production Museum is mandatory. The museum is huge, and the layout is very impressive. You...Read more

  11. #11 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    National Museum Of Colombia Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Cra. 7 #28, Bogotá, Colombia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Tara Jane Seton

    I wish I had got the audio guide so that I could better understand the ground floor exhibition. The art on levels 1 and 2 is absolutely beautiful. such a range of pieces and arranged beautifully allow...

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  12. #12 of 16 Museums in Bogota
    Edificio De La Policia Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

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    Janet Jones

    Outstanding I highly recommend this museum I learned a lot about drug lords including Pablo Escobar and how they lived and even got to witness the detective who was responsible for taking him down . I...

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  13. #13 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    International Emerald Museum Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Calle 16 # 6-66, Piso 23, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
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    Karen Law

    Staff were really helpful and the guide gave me lots of extra info! Can't take pics inside for security reasons but you are allowed pics in specific areas. Definitely worth a visit, very interesting a...

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  14. #14 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    House - Museum Quinta Bolivar Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Cl. 21 #4-30, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
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    Meliza Aponte

    A great place to visit and to get to know more about Simón Bolivar and about this historic place itself, the guide is very helpful and know a lot about the Quinta's history. The garden is gorgeous....

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  15. #15 of 16 Museums in Bogota
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    Museo Del Siglo Xix Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Cl. 8 #9-29, Bogotá, Colombia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 03:30 pm Details
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    Colombia Bella Dan Ovalle. Z.

    The church is very good,beautiful

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