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Museo Historico de la Policia, Bogota

(4.2/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Stroll through decades of history of the national police with a visit to Museo Historico de la Policia. The museum educates visitors about the evolution of the police force through exhibits on various security endeavors and laws, as well as crimes and criminals that marked the country's history. The museum houses over 4,000 artifacts, including weapons, documents, uniforms, and vehicles relevant to the police force's history. Founded in 1959, the institution covers three floors, two patios, and an attic filled with additional exhibits. Use our Bogota family vacation planner to add Museo Historico de la Policia and other attractions to your Bogota vacation plans.
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  • I recommend this place for people interesting in how activity of police in Colombia has been changing until now. Tour guides are policemen and are very good prepared and friendly Entrance is free, it'...  more »
  • Very informational about the progress of the police dpartment in Colombia, nice place to visit and learn 
  • I went to this museum in 2010 and although it was improved immeasurably, access is now only with a guide and I guess it's pot luck who you get. While the Spanish speaking guide seemed to be explaining...  more »
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  • Free museum with a mandatory tour. Tour was done in English, which helped. Lots of police related material on display and several Escobar things with interesting facts. There is a room with lots of guns, if that is your thing.
  • Good free museum with free guided tours from police.
  • Apart from not being able to walk around freely to look at what I wanted because there was a police man explaining everything to me in the museum. I also felt that he was rushing through the whole thing and skipping lots of things, so he could go on lunch. The museum had lots of interesting objects with stories behind them.
  • Excellent place
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  • Sexy is learning from a small part that has made this country possible
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