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Colombian National Museum
       
Museum type : Culture and Hisrory Colombian National Museum  
   
Established in : 1823  
 
Holidays : None  
 
Visiting Hours : Daily 10am - 6pm  
 
Contact No : (571) 3432222.  
 
Location : Bogota , Colombia  
 
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The museum houses a collection of over 20,000 pieces including works of art and objects representing different national history periods.

Permanent exhibitions present archeology and ethnography samples from most antique Colombian men vestiges, 10,000 years BC, up to XX century indigenous and afro- Colombian art and culture.

Founders and New Kingdom of Granada room houses rich Liberators and other Spanish authorities iconography; the round room exhibits a series of oleos synthesizing Colombia painting history.

Paintings by masters Débora Arango, Fernando Botero, Enrique Grau, Ignacio Gomez Jaramillo, Santiago Martinez Delgado, Alejandro Obregón, Omar Rayo and Guillermo Wiedemann are part of the Permanent Collection.

Description :  
 

  • Colombian National Museum is the biggest museum in Colombia.

  • The National Museum is the oldest in the country and one of the oldest in the continent, built in 1823.

  • Its fortress architecture is built in stone and brick.

  • The plant includes arches, domes and columns forming a sort of Greek cross over which 104 prison cells are distributed, with solid wall facade.




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