Museums and Historic Sites

Museums

The Gold Museum

Gold museum

The Gold Museum, offers a splendid presentation of more than 33,000 pieces of gold, emeralds and other precious materials developed in ancient times.
The Gold Museum, part of the Bank of the Republic of Colombia, preserves and protects this fabulous cultural heritage. The museum is the largest of its kind in the world, and shows the work of ancient peoples who believed that gold is the materialization of the energy that gives life of Father Sun.
http://www.banrepcultural.org/gold-museum

Botero Museum

Botero Museum

In 2000, Fernando Botero opened the doors of this museum in his name. He donated many of his own works, characterized by their burly players, and a lot of his private collection including masters such as Picasso, Monet, Calder and de Kooning (valued at over 200 million dollars). This museum, housed in a colonial style house, is a must.
http://www.banrepcultural.org/museo-botero

National Museum

National Museum

Carrera 7 28-66 Tel. 3348366
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday to Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The National Museum preserves and disseminates representative testimonies of the cultural values ​​of the country. His collection consists of more than 20,000 objects, collect samples from the oldest traces of human presence in Colombian territory -10000 a.C.- to pieces and works related to the history, art and ethnography indigenous and Afro-Colombian twentieth century.
http://www.museonacional.gov.co/

Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art

Calle 24 6-00 Tels. 2860466
Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 PM
Sundays and Holidays: 12:00 m. - 6:00 p.m.

The building designed by architect Rogelio Salmona, houses the most comprehensive collection of works of modern and contemporary art Colombia. It includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, and graphic designs from renowned Colombian artist Fernando Botero and Alejandro Obregón, Enrique Grau, Edgar Negret and Eduardo Ramirez Villamizar. It has an important collection of Latin American artists.
http://www.mambogota.com/web/

Historical Sites

La Candelaria

La Candelaria

Most of the buildings that have been preserved and restored, are part of the historical heritage and have been declared goods of historical and cultural interest. La Candelaria concentrates most cultural activity in the city with about 500 institutions; museums, sites of historical interest and research centers or training, which become its main attractions.
http://www.lacandelaria.info/