Bogota Travel Guide - Museo del Chicó

The 22 Places To Go in Bogotá:Museo del Chicó


Located at the north of the city, the museum of chico or the other name Mercedes Sierra de Perez museum, is a colonial construction which reflects a tipical hacienda of La Sabana of Bogota, It was declared a cultural interest of the district in 1992 and operates as a museum since 1976.

The Museum of Chico has a valuable collection of art pieces and antiques from the XVIII and XIX centuries, include paintings of national and international artists, religious and precolombine art, colonial silverwave, oriental porcelain and china, copper and bronze tools from the colonial age.

In "el Salon Virreinal" it can be appreciated tipical artworks from the XVIII century, in the 3 french salons sets European decorative art pieces, in the Colonial Room are some exhibitions of colonial art as well as The Capel which also makes part of this museum. The East salon decorated with objects from China, India and Japan and the Blue Hall in imperial style has a beautiful collection of porcelains.

the museum of Chico counts with green zones surrounding it, showing among gardens beautiful founts that adorn the place.

Location: The Neighborhood "Chicó" Cra. 7 No. 93 - 01

Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 a.m. at 5:00 p.m. Saturdays from 8 a.m. at 12:00 m. Closed Sundays and holidays. last Sunday of the month "Program go on this is your house" 10:00 a.m. at 4:00 p.m.

Rates: Adults: $ 2500 pesos (~ U.S. $ 1.50) - Students with valid ID card: $ 1,500 pesos (~ U.S. $ 1.0) - Children 5 to 12 years $ 1,000 pesos (~ U.S. $ 0.5) - Children under 5 and adults over 65 years and last Sunday of the month "Program go on this is your home" Free Entrance

Phone:: 6 231066

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