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

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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 Simon Bolivar’s body was first laid to rest in a room on the second floor for public viewing, but has now been replaced by six flags representing the man and his ideals. Add Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana and other attractions to your Santa Marta trip itinerary using our Santa Marta day trip site.
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  • Very informative museum of not gold only! A lot of info on the are, original inhabitants, the city and Bolívar.  more »
  • I came here as part of the tour and, unfortunately, didn't get to explore all of the building by myself. But the exhibits that we've seen have been very interesting, with signs both on Spanish and...  more »
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  • Awesome FREE gold museum in Santa Marta. Gives you the history of the city, the indigenous people, Bolivar and of gold's role in in the area. Only need about 30 min to an hour to get the best out of it. Highly recommend, even if you're not a museum type.
  • The entrance It's free! They opened about 4 years ago. Two floors full of nice and organize rooms filled with some of Santa Marta and Colombia"s culture. Friendly stuff and the best, there's one little, cute and beautiful store with nice stuff to buy and remember your visit!
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