Bogotá: a cultural hub
Colombia’s capital has more than fifty museums to visit and learn about the Spanish Conquest, the country’s modern history, contemporary art or explore the biggest collection of Pre Hispanic gold pieces in the world among other plans.
Thirty-six of these cultural institutions are open to the public for free the last Sunday of every month. Few people now about this incentive, established five years ago already.
We welcome you to explore the different websites of the various sites you could visit to enrich your knowledge:
MUSEO DE BOGOTÁ
Carrera 4 No. 10-18 (Casa Sámano). Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
GALERÍA SANTA FE
Carrera 9 Nº 8-30 Free admission
PLANETARIO DE BOGOTÁ
Calle 26B # 5-93 Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Entrance to the dome and museum are not free)
Carrera 7 No. 22-79 (Centro Cultural Jorge Eliécer Gaitán). Free admission: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
CALLEJÓN DE LAS EXPOSICIONES
Carrera 7 No. 22-47 (Teatro Jorge Eliécer Gaitán). Free admission
CASA MUSEO QUINTA DE BOLÍVAR
Carrera 20 No. 2-91 Este. Free admission: 10:00 a.m. a 3:30 p.m.
MUSEO DE LA SALLE BOGOTÁ
Carrera 2 No. 10-70 (Universidad de La Salle). Cost: $1.000 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. MUSEO DEL ORO (Lea también: ‘10 razones para ir o volver al Museo de Oro‘) Calle 16 No. 5-41. Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
COLECCIÓN DE ARTE DEL BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA
Calle 11 No. 4-21. Free admission
COLECCIÓN NUMISMÁTICA DEL BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA
Calle 11 No. 4-93. Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Calle 11 No. 4-41. Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
MUSEO NACIONAL DE COLOMBIA
Carrera 7 No. 28-66. Free admission to the first 2.000 personas. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m.
MUSEO DE ARTE DEL BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA
Calle 11 No. 4-21. Free admission
SALA DE EXPOSICIONES DE LA FUNDACIÓN GILBERTO ALZATE AVENDAÑO
Calle 10 No. 3-16. Free admission
MUSEO MILITAR DE COLOMBIA
Calle 10 No. 4-92 Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
MUSEO DE ARTE COLONIAL
Carrera 6 No. 9-77. Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
MUSEO DE ARTE Y CULTURA
COLSUBSIDIO Calle 36 No. 5 A-19. Free admission
MUSEO LITERARIO CARO Y CUERVO
Calle 10 No. 4-69 (Casa Natal de don Rufino José Cuervo). Free admission
MUSEO DE LA INDEPENDENCIA CASA DEL FLORERO
Carrera 7 # 11-28 Free admission
IGLESIA MUSEO SANTA CLARA
Carrera 8 No. 8-91. Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
MUSEO ARQUEOLÓGICO CASA DEL MARQUÉS DE SAN JORGE
Carrera 6 No. 7-43. Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CASA MUSEO FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE CALDAS
Carrera 8 No. 6-87 Cost: $500 de 10:00 a.m. until 4 p.m.
MUSEO HISTÓRICO DE LA POLICÍA
Calle 9 No. 9-27. Free admission 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
CASA MUSEO JORGE ELIÉCER GAITÁN
Calle 42 No. 15-23. Free admission to the exhibition hall: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CASA MUSEO ANTONIO NARIÑO
Calle 10 Sur No. 39-29. Free admission
MALOKA CENTRO INTERACTIVO
Carrera 68D # 24A-51 Deal: Two admission tickets to the interactive rooms for the price of one for only $7.200 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
MUSEO DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO
Carrera 74 No. 82A-81 Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
MUSEO DE LOS NIÑOS Carrera 48 No. 63-97.T: 11.000 pesos 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Deal: Two admission tickets for the price of one for only $11.000 pesos from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
JARDÍN BOTÁNICO JOSÉ CELESTINO MUTIS Avenida calle 63 No. 68-95. Deal: Pay one get two tickets for only: $2.000
MUSEO DEL CUERO Y DE LOS AÑOS 40 Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
MUSEO DE ‘EL CHICÓ’ MERCEDES SIERRA DE PÉREZ
Carrera 7 No. 93-01. Free admission
MUSEO DE LA SOCIEDAD DE CIRUGÍA DE BOGOTÁ – HOSPITAL DE SAN JOSÉ
Calle 10 No. 18-75 Free admission
FUNDACIÓN MUSEO INTERNACIONAL DE LA ESMERALDA
Calle 16 No. 6-66 Piso 23 (Edificio Avianca). Deal: Two admission tickets for only: $5.000 pesos.
IGLESIA SAN ANTONIO DE PADUA
Avenida Caracas No. 4-91. Free admission
MUSEO CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
Carrera 9 No. 9-52. Free admission
CEMENTERIO CENTRAL DE BOGOTÁ
Carrera 20 # 24 – 80 (Entrada calle 26) Free admission: guided tours start at 5 p.m.
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