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Museo de la Independencia Casa del Florero

Carrera 7 No. 11 - 2, Bogota, Colombia
334 415
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Nice Guided Tour

The Casa del Florero is a nicely restored colonial house right across from the Cathedral. If you... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Toluca, Mexico
via mobile
For all that enjoy history

This museum is located in a very important area for Colombia's independence history. It is small... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Déborah S
London, England, United Kingdom
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Carrera 7 No. 11 - 2, Bogota, Colombia
334 415
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The Casa del Florero is a nicely restored colonial house right across from the Cathedral. If you speak Spanish be sure to take a guided tour. I especially enjoyed the lengthy explanation about cultural blending in colonial and modern Colombia.

Thank johntpt
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This museum is located in a very important area for Colombia's independence history. It is small, but full of interesting information. I especially enjoyed the interactive activities to make you engage with the material. My only issue is the lack of information in English.

1  Thank Déborah S
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Being fascinated by modern Colombian history this was a must see and I had a great time, so much has happened since the Independence which is explained and illustrated in this old town house just of Plaza Bolivar. easy access and easy navigation around the...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This place was the starting point of the colombian independence campaign, in 1810. The muesum is an interesting collection of historic items, developing a tour through Bogota's history, from the colony to current times. Recomended, but a better guidance would be very appreciated.

Thank Miguel_F_Roa
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is an old colonial house that was very important in Colombia's fight for independence. It is located on the corner of Bolivar Plaza and the entry fee is very reasonable. The house was restored from a derelict condition, but the interior is laid out...More

2  Thank MikeP9111
Reviewed 18 September 2016

very interactive and self-explicative. If you could take a tour with a person who know very well the history of the place is going to be better.

Thank Luis P
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Very small ,but very special museum. The museum on it's own doesn't have much to show and is limited in space because it's located in a colonial house right on the corner of Bogota's plaza Bolivar. DO ask for the free guided tour as it...More

Thank stephen b
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Pros: Free guided tour lots of small details Guided tour led to ask question about who write history.. Cons: Super tiny Not a lot of material Tours are only in spanish

Thank Omar R
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This museum is awesome and is a good experience to back to the independence time. The crew is so kind and you learn a lot!!!!

Thank Schneur ZALMAN B
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This tiny museum is easily visited being just on the corner of the Plaza de Bolívar. The entrance fee of 3000 pesos is good value for a wander around for about an hour or so. Most of the exhibits are in spanish but you get...More

1  Thank WCOB
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