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Museo Colonial

Carrera 6 # 9-77, Bogota, Colombia
3424100
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another missed opportunity thanks to the administration of the museum

This museum is another 'museum disaster' thanks to its administration under the heavy, but useless... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2013
rhettbudapest
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budapest
Plenty of saints and VMs here

I'd hoped for a fuller picture of their colonial art. Perhaps it was the order of rooms we were... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2013
pickling
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new york
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
19 Jun 2013
“another missed opportunity thanks to the administration of the museum”
25 Feb 2013
“Plenty of saints and VMs here”
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Carrera 6 # 9-77, Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 20 June 2013

This museum is another 'museum disaster' thanks to its administration under the heavy, but useless, hand of the Ministry of Culture. In my comments left in the visitors' book I suggested that the Ministry privatize the museum... The first two rooms are excellent in acquainting...More

1  Thank rhettbudapest
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I'd hoped for a fuller picture of their colonial art. Perhaps it was the order of rooms we were 'directed' to take that overwhelmed me with crucifixes and Virgin Marys. Much of this stuff is incredible to see in person—and glad I did—especially with the...More

2  Thank pickling
Reviewed 11 June 2012

I enjoyed the museum. Some of the guards were extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the subjects. Some amazing old paintings of saints, some of them not looking at all saintlike. A room with old art supplies, the rocks and powders they used to make their...More

2  Thank Pat M
Reviewed 22 December 2011

Its a wonderful museum, with history everywhere you look. Paintings, dresses, and old furniture makes the perfect ambiance to walk thru the history of the colonization of Colombia. Worth visiting!

4  Thank Djmenaka
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