This is one of best musuem tours i've had. The history of Potosi is so rich, if you visit this museum, do take the tour!! You will get 400 years of history in 1,5 hour tour. The machines that are preserved are incredible. Only thing what i had to get used to was the Oxford kind of English of the... 更多
Got the tour with an English guide: 40b. Not cheap but thats Potosi. Buildings are in great shape and hundreds of years old. Very nice painting collection. The coin stamping machine is unique due to its almost inspicable state. Guide was good but not great.
This museum is one of the reasons why tourists visit Potosí. The building that the museum occupies is the second mint in the city, after the first was deemed too small. It served as the national mint from the Conquest, through the independence of Bolivia, until it was no longer economical to run as a mint. The museum houses some... 更多
I really enjoyed the museum, and a free tour in your language (at least Spanish, English, or French - possibly others) is included with the entrance. The price is a little expensive (40 Bs. for foreigners - approx. $8) and you have to pay extra if you want to film or take pictures. But our tour started on time, and... 更多
Well laid out museum setting out the history of coin making in Bolivia - a fundamental part of Potosi's history. Good guided tour in English which brought the history to life. But the most interesting part was seeing the building itself - with some of it still original, lovely old beams and cedar wood floors.
This was one of the more interesting museums we visited in our two week tour of Bolivia. If you are interested in a day to day vision Bolivia see our not for profit blog havecarryonwilltravel.com. It follows the history of the money produced from the silver extracted from Cerro Rico. There is an extensive collection of coins donated by a... 更多
Great museum which provides tours for about bob 40. In either english or spanish. Amazing architecture of the building is great to see. - We did an english tour with a very passionate and knowledgable guide. - Info amount the mint and the Bolivian history with the Spanish and the impact on the indigenous people. - Many silver artifacts -... 更多