The Museo del Oro of the Bank of Republic is an unmissable stop for every single visitor to Bogotá where you can discover the amazing world of Prehispanic iconography. And gold. Lots and lots of gold.
Its collection has been declared a National monument and it is considered the most important Prehispanic collection in the world. There are nearly 34,000 pieces of gold and 20,000 of stone, ceramic objects, textiles and precious stones belonging to the Quimbaya, Calima, Tayrona, Sinu, Muisca, Tolima, Tumaco and Malagana cultures, among others. There, you can admire splendid gold pieces as masks, bracelets, necklaces, vessels and hundreds of figures of remarkable quality.
The centerpiece of the exhibit is an interactive room that engages you with sound and light as you discover more and more secrets of the museum’s wonderful archaeological collections. This interactive opportunity is only performed in Spanish, making it an excellent opportunity to put your Spanish listening skills to the test and to immerse yourself in a real and meaningful learning exploration.
To complete your experience, The Museum café-restaurant offers a nice place to rest after the visit or the opportunity to accompany the museum experience with a lunch or dinner in a very special atmosphere.
The museum is located in the center of Bogotá, Colombia at Parque de Santander, between 6th avenue and 16th Street.
Here’s a link to find it in Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/ByowQ
So what are you waiting for? A unique experience to practice your Spanish in an incomparable place awaits you at the Museo del Oro.