Casa Nacional de la Moneda, Potosi

3.8
#2 of 7 in Museums in Potosi Department
An important historical site that offers a fascinating introduction into the country's economic development, Casa Nacional de la Moneda opened in 1574 and quickly became synonymous with Spanish colonial wealth. Tour the museum to learn about the area's mining and minting history, the short and brutal lives of the miners, and the luxury and lavishness enjoyed by financiers, prospectors, and other members of the colonial upper class. Arrange your visit to Casa Nacional de la Moneda and discover more family-friendly attractions in Potosi using our Potosi trip itinerary planning tool.
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  • This museum is in the heart of Potosi. Not expensive and quite well put together. Explains how and why this city was once larger than London or Paris. Our guide was knowledgeable but less than...  more »
  • You can only visit at select times and if they have enough people for the group tour in English. I was told to come back at 4.30pm and they wouldn’t let me visit because I was the only English...  more »

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