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Within our historically rich country you can find a gold mine of museums to show and teach all, about the diverse culture, nature and past of our beautiful Colombia!

Riddled with history and archeological findings, museums which can be found in plentitude from the Metropolis cities to smaller towns and villages, offer incredible artifacts and art pieces, from pre- Colombian civilization, Spanish colonization, natural wonders, modern day life and religious beliefs.

Must-see collections in Colombia

Some of the museums spread out within Colombia and that are must see if in the area are the Gold Museum (Mueso Del Oro) in Bogota, which has to be one of the most important gold museums in the world housing an incredible collection of many pre- Colombian civilizations gold artifacts and precious gold pieces.

For art lovers, don’t miss the Donacion Botero in a colonial style building and which houses a grand collection of Fernando Botero’s art.

The Museo Arqueologico (Archeological Museum) features a fantastic array of archeological artifacts and the Museo Nacional built to be the cities prison now has been transformed into a museum full of Colombia’s Historic evidence and past.

In Medellin, the second oldest museum in Colombia and art deco Palacio Muncipal is the Museo Antioquia, featuring the Antioquia departments own collection of pre- Colombian, colonial, modern art collections and art pieces including those of Medellin’s own Fernando Botero.

Close to here you can also find a fantastic amount of his sculptures in the Plazoleta de Las Escuturas.

For a large interactive fun head to the Colombian National Coffee park (Parque Nacional Del Café) located in Montenegro, where you can not only see the coffee growers way of life but a museum of the coffee process.

In Cartagena have an insight to the Caribbean’s history of maritime, in the Museo Naval del Caribe, or head to the Museo Del Oro Y Arqueologia which also has a worthy collection of gold pieces and archeological artifacts from Colombia’s rich history.

Whilst travelling around Colombia you can find some fantastic little treasures of museums, or grand poplar hubs of Colombia finest historical, natural, archeological and modern pieces.

Where ever you may be don’t miss out the local museums available!

For more information on Museum tours, please contact us at Mantaraya.

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