Bogotá: a cultural hub

Colombia’s capital has more than fifty museums to visit and learn about the Spanish Conquest, the country’s modern history, contemporary art or explore the biggest collection of  Pre Hispanic gold pieces in the world among other plans. Thirty-six of these cultural institutions are open to the public for free the last Sunday of every month. Few people now about this incentive, established five years ago already. We welcome you to explore the different websites of the various sites you could visit to enrich your knowledge:

MUSEO DE BOGOTÁ

Carrera 4 No. 10-18 (Casa Sámano).

Free admission:  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

GALERÍA SANTA FE

Carrera 9 Nº 8-30

Free admission

PLANETARIO DE BOGOTÁ

Calle 26B # 5-93

Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to  5:00 p.m. (Entrance to the dome  and museum are not free)

CINEMATECA DISTRITAL

Carrera 7 No. 22-79 (Centro Cultural Jorge Eliécer Gaitán).

Free admission: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

CALLEJÓN DE LAS EXPOSICIONES

Carrera 7 No. 22-47 (Teatro Jorge Eliécer Gaitán).

Free admission

CASA MUSEO QUINTA DE BOLÍVAR

Carrera 20 No. 2-91 Este.

Free admission: 10:00 a.m. a 3:30 p.m.

MUSEO DE LA SALLE BOGOTÁ

Carrera 2 No. 10-70 (Universidad de La Salle).

Cost: $1.000 from  10:00 a.m. until  4:00 p.m.

MUSEO DEL ORO

(Lea también: ‘10 razones para ir o volver al Museo de Oro‘)

Calle 16 No. 5-41.

Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

COLECCIÓN DE ARTE DEL BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA

Calle 11 No. 4-21.

Free admission

COLECCIÓN NUMISMÁTICA DEL BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA

Calle 11 No. 4-93.

Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to  5:00 p.m.

MUSEO BOTERO

Calle 11 No. 4-41.

Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to  5:00 p.m.

MUSEO NACIONAL DE COLOMBIA

Carrera 7 No. 28-66.

Free admission to the first  2.000 personas.

10:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m.

MUSEO DE ARTE DEL BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA

Calle 11 No. 4-21.

Free admission

SALA DE EXPOSICIONES DE LA FUNDACIÓN GILBERTO ALZATE AVENDAÑO

Calle 10 No. 3-16.

Free admission

MUSEO MILITAR DE COLOMBIA

Calle 10 No. 4-92

Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

MUSEO DE ARTE COLONIAL

Carrera 6 No. 9-77.

Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

MUSEO DE ARTE Y CULTURA COLSUBSIDIO

Calle 36 No. 5 A-19.

Free admission

MUSEO LITERARIO CARO Y CUERVO

Calle 10 No. 4-69 (Casa Natal de don Rufino José Cuervo).

Free admission

MUSEO DE LA INDEPENDENCIA CASA DEL FLORERO

Carrera 7 # 11-28

Free admission

IGLESIA MUSEO SANTA CLARA

Carrera 8 No. 8-91.

Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to  4:00 p.m.

MUSEO ARQUEOLÓGICO CASA DEL MARQUÉS DE SAN JORGE

Carrera 6 No. 7-43.

Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

CASA MUSEO FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE CALDAS

Carrera 8 No. 6-87

Cost: $500 de 10:00 a.m. until  4 p.m.

MUSEO HISTÓRICO DE LA POLICÍA

Calle 9 No. 9-27.

Free admission 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

CASA MUSEO JORGE ELIÉCER GAITÁN

Calle 42 No. 15-23.

Free admission to the exhibition hall: 10:00 a.m. to  4:30 p.m.

CASA MUSEO ANTONIO NARIÑO

Calle 10 Sur No. 39-29.

Free admission

MALOKA CENTRO INTERACTIVO

Carrera 68D # 24A-51

Deal: Two admission tickets to the interactive rooms for the price of one for only $7.200 from  11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

MUSEO DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO

Carrera 74 No. 82A-81

Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

MUSEO DE LOS NIÑOS

Carrera 48 No. 63-97.T: 11.000 pesos 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Deal: Two admission tickets for the price of one for only $11.000 pesos from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.

JARDÍN BOTÁNICO JOSÉ CELESTINO MUTIS

Avenida calle 63 No. 68-95.

Deal: Pay one get two tickets for only: $2.000

MUSEO DEL CUERO Y DE LOS AÑOS 40

Free admission: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

MUSEO DE ‘EL CHICÓ’ MERCEDES SIERRA DE PÉREZ

Carrera 7 No. 93-01.

Free admission

MUSEO DE LA SOCIEDAD DE CIRUGÍA DE BOGOTÁ – HOSPITAL DE SAN JOSÉ

Calle 10 No. 18-75

Free admission

FUNDACIÓN MUSEO INTERNACIONAL DE LA ESMERALDA

Calle 16 No. 6-66 Piso 23 (Edificio Avianca).

Deal: Two admission tickets for only: $5.000 pesos.

IGLESIA SAN ANTONIO DE PADUA

Avenida Caracas No. 4-91.

Free admission

MUSEO CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD

Carrera 9 No. 9-52.

Free admission

CEMENTERIO CENTRAL DE BOGOTÁ

Carrera 20 # 24 – 80 (Entrada calle 26)

Free admission: guided tours start at  5 p.m.

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If you are planning a trip to Colombia soon, we welcome you to stay at one of our five star boutique hotels in Bogotá from our Blue Doors Collection. Each of our apart-hotels are located in strategic areas of the city. Below you can find additional information and a link to our hotels’ webpages.

 104 Art Suites: 104 Arts Suites is a themed boutique hotel. Every apartment – style suite was intervened by a Colombian artist and is the result of a real masterpiece of art. Thus, this hotel is unique in its kind. All the hotel’s social areas combine the most creative and sophisticated design and architectural techniques. 104 Art Suites is strategically located in the area of Chicó Navarra, near the financial district (100th Street and 19th Avenue) in the north of Bogotá. The hotel is just a few minutes away from the traditional Usaquén neighborhood, Unicentro Shopping Mall and the commercial area of Parque 93.

www.104artsuites.com 

Continental All Suites: The recently renovated hotel Continental All Suites is located in the heart of the city. It is close to all the tourist attractions such as the Gold Museum and Fernando Botero’s Collection Museum. This apartment-style hotel is perfect for groups. Its rooms have capacity for up to 7 people.

www.hotelcontinentalbogota.com.co

Jazz Apartments: Located just in front of the beautiful gardens of El Virrey Park and a five – minute walk from Bogotá’s best restaurants, bars, and shops. Elegant, modern and exclusive, that is Jazz Apartments: a place for executives and tourists, offering comfort along with the commodities of the office.

www.jazzapartments.com  

Celebrities Suites & Residences: Located in the heart of Bogotá’s financial district; this boutique hotel offers spacious apartments ideal for long stays. Guests will be able to live an unforgettable experience sleeping next to some of the world’s most recognized celebrities.


www.celebritiessuites.com

 93 Luxury Suites & Residences: 93 Luxury Suites and Residences is part of the Preferred Boutique Group. Its luxurious suites are fully equipped and furnished. This boutique hotel is located right next to Parque 93 and close to shops, business centers, restaurants and bars.

www.93luxurysuites.com