The Museo de Antioquia is situated in El Centro just beside the popular Botero Plaza. The location is a stone throw away from the Parque Berrio metro station.

Once you have arrived at the Botero Square, be sure to take in the ambiance. 23 Botero bronze statues are dispersed around the airy open plaza for you to enjoy.

Here you can see of the most captivating aspects of the square which would be the Rafael Uribe Palace of Culture, which is built in a traditional Gothic style.

As soon as you enter the museum it is recommended that you rent the handheld audio guide. This guide narrates the background behind the Museo de Antioquia’s artworks and features of the building. This is available in English as well.

The main feature of the Museo de Antioquia is a large collection of paintings and sculptures by Fernando Botero and is found on the third floor. This floor contains nearly 100 works by Botero.

A number of other exhibits can be found in the museum. This includes a hall featuring the works of international artists. There are also exhibits featuring colonial and religious art from the period of conquest here in South America.

A visit to Medellin would be incomplete without a visit to the Museo de Antioquia.

You can find out more from their website