El Museo de La Merced, Cali

(4.5/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
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. A visit to El Museo de La Merced represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Cali itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • A place full of history for the site location, the small cobbled square and the churches aside, both old
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  • Excellent maintenance, good place to learn about colonial and religious history. The very helpful guide, the care of the Sisters of the community caring and warm. Entering the Church creates peace, and the homily was very special.
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  • This museum has two display types: temporary and permanent > both are lovely. The gardens inside the Museum are beautiful too.
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  • This is archaeological museum that cover the some extention of the precolumbian history of our region and Colombia
  • Small but with a huge historical value
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  • Good site, historic... should have more sites so in Colombia
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  • Interesting exhibitions, albeit small is well distributed. Very friendly staff and cheap entry.
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  • Good place to teach to the future of our children
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