Museo Internacional De La Esmeralda, Bogota

(2.1/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Take a guided tour and learn about the culture of mining emeralds in Colombia at Museo Internacional De La Esmeralda, an emerald museum holding over 3,000 of the precious stones and exhibiting some of the finest the world has to offer. The tour recreates a mine atmosphere and explains the process of how an emerald is created and mined. Gaze upon the collection on display and observe the different qualities and characteristics an emerald can hold. The gift shop offers cut emeralds and a range of jewellery. You must take a guided tour in order to see the museum and no photos are allowed. Arrange your visit to Museo Internacional De La Esmeralda and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bogota using our Bogota travel itinerary maker.
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  • The Museum costs 5,000 cop (2dlls) travel is very basic, is understandable within the recreation of a mine does not let you take pictures by life of precious stones, but outside it would be nice to stop taking pictures, the person who gives the explanation gives you the basic and quick, when you ask several things had no response.
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  • We were told this was one of the museums we must visit while in Bogota, but it was really boring, not worth it and it has a poor execution. It like being in an 80's museum. However, the girl who expla...  more »
  • Stepping off the elevator more than 30 floors above the street is not where one expects to see a replica of an emerald mine, but there it is. The guide explains the different veins and equipment, and ...  more »
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  • Spectacular journey through the world of mining of emeralds, primarily recommended if you go with foreign friends that like jewelry, also exhibit and sell jewelry. It opens from 10 am, and is worth $5000 (1.45 US).
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  • Beautiful. Good review of the mining work around the Emerald and excellent showing pieces of this material
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  • Excellent.
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