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Casa de Moneda - Coleccion Numismatica del Banco de la Republica

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Calle 11 No. 4-93, Bogota, Colombia
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All reviews botero museum free museum coin making money museum colonial period from spain same building art collection lots of history nice visit nice collection gold museum currency coins mint bills presses
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casa de Moneda is a historic structure that houses the numismatic museum and a major art collection as well. The numismatic museum covers the history of local methods of currency exchange from pre-Columbian artifacts to early coining, to more modern varieties of currency. It includes...More

Thank michaelrM5717MD
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great art collection of colombian painters, and the center piece, the religious custody with 1475 emeralds and other precious stones. From there you can cross to the Museo Botero, another incredible place !

Thank mariapaolar22
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This museum is always free. It is interesting to see the collection and also to enjoy the little chiostro inside.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice visit to Casa de Moneda museem. It is a free of charge so the visit is worth it. You can see it in less than an hour.

Thank JPelegrinaSoegaard
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Lots of history included in the exhibits.Push a button and they light up. They can show trade routes for various commodities too.

Thank travelall7continents
Reviewed 7 April 2018

As someone who enjoys coins and bills and the history they tell, I found this museum disappointing. The lighting is poor so for the most part, the coins on display appear as dark circles with the details difficult to make out.

1  Thank Ira S
Reviewed 10 March 2018

This and the Gold Museum are the best concerning the importance of gold and silver in the Spanish Colonia period and it is rare to find a museum dedicated to coins anywhere in the world.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 10 March 2018

This is a free museum. It has lots of information regarding the history of currency in Colombia. The way the museum presents the information can be a bit tiresome (the museum has a old style way of displaying and telling the story).

1  Thank TravelWorldMap
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Entry is free. The museum would be of great interest to numismatists. The history of coin development and manufacturing is shown in great detail. I was intrigued to see that the machines used to mint coins had been imported from Birmingham UK Next door is...More

2  Thank peterh125
Reviewed 28 January 2018

The museum and collection belongs to the Banco de La Republica, the central bank of the country. They also own and administer the Gold Museum in Bogota and their regional branches around the country. The Museo de La Moneda is housed in a beautiful colonial...More

1  Thank Trekker2020
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