Inaugurated by Banco de La República, in 1982 it opens its doors to the public in Cartagena de Indias with a collection of gold and ceramic of the main pre columbian cultures.
On July 20th of 1984 it is remodeled for the first time, becoming a regional museum of the Zenú culture.
The Gold Museum is located in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, within the walled sector, Plaza de Bolivar.
It contains the most beautiful testimonial of the Zenú culture. Through its different rooms the visitor will be able to appreciate the manifestations of this indigenous group.
The collection is made up of 538 gold work pieces, 61 ceramic pieces, 12 lithic pieces, 48 shell pieces and 6 bone pieces
The Gold Museum has meant for the city and the region an important creative, didactic and economical effort with a result recognized in the multiple cultural initiatives that have been generated from the activity of the Banco de la República and the constant increase of the number of people that take advantage of the cultural opportunities given.
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