Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana, Santa Marta District

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4.3/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Discover the history of the Tayrona people and feast your eyes on a number of intriguing period artifacts at Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana. The museum examines the culture, society, and technology of the Tayrona people, through exhibitions of gold artifacts and explanations of ingenious forging techniques. Keep an eye out for the scale model of Teyuna, the Lost City, as you enter the museum. Simon Bolivar’s body was first laid to rest in a room on the second floor for public viewing, but has now been replaced by six flags representing the man and his ideals. To visit Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana and get the most from your holiday in Santa Marta, create itinerary details personal to you using our Santa Marta family vacation planner.
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  • There are very many things to see. This is a great example of history and explanation of artifacts and related items. Very good 
  • Museo del Oro is free and it gives an good idea of the pre-Colombian time. Civilization was high and people were already making gold and silver jewelry. The archaeological work is nicely displayed in ...  read more »
  • This museum does not charge an entrance and is worth a visit every time. As the name suggests, there is a small exhibit of the Colombian Gold breathtaking craftsmanship, along with a bit of Colombian ...  read more »
  • Lugar muy agradable
  • Fascinating history of this building. One of the first in the colonial era.
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  • From August 2014 reopened on the Santa Marta Customs House the Museum of the Tairona gold which had been temporarily located in the library of the Bank of the Republic, on the same Bolivar Park. It is one of the six museums of gold regional, exhibiting the prehispánico legacy of goldsmithing, ceramic that can see and enjoy the indigenous past of Colombia with the Bogotá.
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  • The Museum of the gold Tayrona-Customs House, is in the beautiful and newly restored Casa de la Aduana, which recalls the grandeur of Santa Marta before the end of the colony. Is a space ideal for appreciate the culture material of the region and closer is to the understanding of the diversity social and cultural.
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  • Excellent place to learn about the culture indigenous tayrona and about our ancestors!
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