El Museo de La Merced, Cali

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Visit El Museo de La Merced to find a collection of pre-Columbian pottery including urns, vases, figurines, and plates. The museum is housed in the city’s oldest building, with some modern layers of the building removed to reveal the original foundation, floors, and walls. It features six rooms, arranged in chronological order, that displayg what major cultures from central and southern Columbia left behind. Use our Cali road trip site to arrange your visit to El Museo de La Merced and other attractions in Cali.
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  • It is worth going, excellent place to transport you back in time. Good architecture, very nice and quiet.
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  • It seems impossible that next to modern buildings survived this architectural complex dating from the founding of the city. Very interesting the small archaeological museum. The building that houses it already is very interesting, especially the patio.
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  • The Museum is small, but with interesting and very well organized. Has an internal courtyard with a beautiful garden and the reflections that promote through the ceramic pieces are very interesting ...
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  • This is archaeological museum that cover the some extention of the precolumbian history of our region and Colombia
  • The La Merced Archeological Museum was inaugurated in 1979. In this place it is defended, preserved, is preserved and is reported the historical heritage of the Colombian Southwest pre-Columbian and colonial in our city. Also, this museum has been a pioneer in the cultural and educational issues of popular orientation through permanent exhibitions and various events (conferences, workshops, seminars, courses, projection) of films and videos related to archaeological, ethnographic, historical topics and avivacion and preservation of Cali and from traditions. All this in order to raise awareness and promote values, cultural practices and heritage of the different human groups that have inhabited the region.
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  • After made remodeling, there was a great reduction of relics in the Museum, even so, the new organization allows a very good tour, short but very quiet with very interesting objects
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  • A very nice place to visit, with a huge historical value. Good location.
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  • Small but with a huge historical value
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