Depart from your Bogotá hotel aboard a private vehicle as you travel to the Gold Museum and meet your guide. Follow along as you receive an intimate introduction to the startling wealth of indigenous artifacts found at the museum, a collection which was started by Colombia’s ‘Bank of the Republic’ in 1939. Today it spans more than 55,000 pieces, with an additional 6,000 items on display in the museum’s expansion.
As you marvel at this historic objects, learn about Colombia’s diverse range of indigenous cultures that populated this region of South America prior to the arrival of the Europeans. The beautifully-crafted displays of gold jewelry, pottery and ceremonial items will provide new insight into these societies’ belief systems and culture.
When your private tour is finished, stop by the gift shop to browse for souvenirs before parting ways with your guide at the museum exit. You’ll end the tour here.