National Museum of Colombia and its collection

National Museum of Colombia

The National Museum of Colombia, known as Museo Nacional de Colombia in Spanish, holds the distinction of being the oldest museum in the country. It was established in 1823 by Francisco de Paula Santander, who was the former President of the Republic of New Granada. This historical significance adds to the rich cultural experience that the museum offers.

Exhibits and Collections at the National Museum of Colombia

The National Museum of Colombia is home to over 20,000 exhibits, each of which is a testament to the rich and diverse culture of Colombia. The museum's collection is divided into four main categories: Art, History, Archaeology, and Ethnography. This wide range of exhibits offers visitors a comprehensive insight into the country's cultural heritage.

Art Collection at the National Museum of Colombia

The National Museum of Colombia boasts a diverse collection of art from Colombia, Latin America, and Europe. This collection includes paintings, graphics, engravings, sculptures, and installations that span from the colonial period to the present day. This wide array of art forms and periods provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of art in these regions.

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National Museum of Colombia
Cra. 7 #N. 28-66

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
10:00 – 18:00
10:00 – 18:00
10:00 – 18:00
10:00 – 18:00
10:00 – 18:00
10:00 – 17:00


Normal rateCOP 4,000.00


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Cra. 7 #N. 28-66, Bogota

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