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Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

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Great little museum containing works of renowned Colombian painter and sculptor, Fernando Botero.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle 11 No. 4-41, Bogota 250051, Colombia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A nice collection of both paintings and sculptures by Botero, as well as some other artists. The museum is situated in a cute villa that is fun to explore.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alonp125
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Botero’s private collection has some beautiful Picasso, Monet, Kandisky’s and other great early 20th century artists besides an ample show of this work. Botero’s donation to Bogotá was critical to make this museum an international level art gallery.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Botero museum was a wonderful way to spend a few hours. His art is unique and wonderful. The style is almost inflated. The museum is well maintained and the entry is free.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TorGregCan
Reviewed 4 days ago

This beautiful museum hosts an impressive amount of art by Botero and some other artists as well. Takes 1-2 hours and is a must see in Bogotá.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mats B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beside woeks of Botero himself, his namesake museum has pieces by Picasso, Klimt, and others which I have not seen even in books. Really cool museum.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank govind2305
Reviewed 5 days ago

A nice place to visit if you like art as here you can see not only Botero's works but as well his collection of famous artists that is open for free for all visitors. I would recommend around 2.5 hours if you want to see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anuir
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I came to bogota from new york and I've just been to the metropolitan art museum. I know comparing isnt the best way, but I must say this museum is way more interesting and entertaining. Definitely the met has much more and broad artworks but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank young04aa
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum located in the Candelaria of Bogota offer to visitors the unique opportunity gains knowledge about Botero, and his Friends, you not only see some of his unique art master pieces, but also Dalli, Gaugin, Ernst, etc. in only 2 hours of visit you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BeateJ50
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was part of Fernando Botero's personal collection that includes his own work and other famous artists like Picaso, it's not really a Museum in it's self its just a couple of rooms with exquisite art.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sherpa778046
Reviewed 1 week ago

Botero himself was a collector as well as artist. He donated his entire collection to this museum for the people of Colombia and the world. Also the money museum and the other art museum that are part of this complex are very good. Educational, well-done,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Travellady0417
8 December 2016|
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Response from miriamanzolap | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have an English audio guide but for some exibitions sometimes they have tour guides with people. but it is not commun.
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28 January 2016|
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I did not see wheelchairs as they have in New York. Only the first floor would be possible but there are a few steps up from the street. This museum is in a 250 year old home, so it's not like the Museo de Oro, modern and... More
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17 December 2015|
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Response from ErickoFlair | Reviewed this property |
2 hours works. But if you really love to see deeply all the works. You could spend as much as 3-4 hours.
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