Did you know that Bogotá is known as the Athens of South America?
That’s how it is! In addition to being the capital of Colombia, Bogotá is an unmissable city, since it has a
great variety of cultural and artistic scenarios, but also educational and scientific. That is why
one of the most recommended plans for all those who spend time in the city is to visit some of
And which one is it? Well, the offer is enormous, only in Bogotá there are more than 50 museums to
choose from! And since we know it can be a bit difficult to choose, we recommend 5
museums that you definitely should not miss.
1. Gold Museum
This museum exhibits pre-Hispanic objects, made by indigenous communities before the arrival
of the Spanish. Among the collections you will find ceramics, gold and silver work, and alsowork with other materials. So you will not only learn about the process of elaboration of these elements but you will discover their way of life, some beliefs and customs. This museum has the largest collection of pre-Hispanic gold in the world, so it is a cultural heritage that definitely contributes to the cultural identity of the whole nation. Not for nothing, this museum has been named as one of the best history museums in the world by National Geographic.