Museo del Oro Quimbaya, Armenia
(4.6/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
View a collection of ancient artifacts at Museo del Oro Quimbaya. The museum is dedicated to the Quimbayan civilization that lived in the area 10,000 years ago. The museum documents the changes in lifestyle from a traditional hunter-gatherer society to a culture built upon foundations of agriculture and metalworking, notably gold. While all these artifacts are labelled as Quimbayan, they originate from many different times and societies. The people were regarded as the best goldsmiths in the country, and because of this you’ll be able to view ancient golden sculptures. Visit the museum to get a clear picture of how these tribes functioned (thanks to knowledgeable staff and a well-equipped museum library). Please note that a large part of the collection is housed in a separate museum in Bogota. Using our international travel planner, Armenia attractions like Museo del Oro Quimbaya can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • You lack a little of conservation and a little of enlargement but even so is an attraction free excellent and very educational. Perfect to spend a couple of hours soaking of indigenous culture. Very nice.
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  • It shows very clearly the history of the cultures of the place, the Museum is in the form of frog and if you're absent-minded like me, you must observe an aerial photograph of the site. Your journey is very interesting and makes you travel back in time in the form in which raise cultural and historical count.
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  • Excellent cultural momentoa. Pre-Columbian, musical performances and much more. Not to be missed experience unforgettable. Very nice facilities
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  • The Museum is very clean, quiet, cool. Just missing that there is a person who go talking about all the exhibits inside the Museum.
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  • Very beautiful, organized and Nice on the hand and the dunciinarios.
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  • A place to meet who were excellent in jewelry, Quimbaya culture there find a complete exhibition of his work in different materials such as gold, copper, stone and others. Admission is free, there are some gois that may accompany the tours. It is worthwhile to also highlight the architecture of the place, which was national prize for architecture by the architect Rogelio Salmona.
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  • Small museum, but complete. Lead coins of the old ones to the cacilleros.
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