El Museo de La Merced, Cali

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#6 of 10 in Museums in Cali
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 a very nice and well-kept Museum. Miss Yes is this stroll in Cali. The cost is very economical. In the walking tours, visit this place.
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  • This place is lovely, I'm from Cali and I live abroad. Back to the past, colonial times, its history, the convent of the nuns that make the hosts. Worth visiting for religious art and other wonderful relics, cultural and historical heritage.
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  • A nice little museum with a lot of ceramics from the area. Only five rooms with explanations in Spanish and English. Admission is 4000 COP with the right to return.  more »
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  • This is archaeological museum that cover the some extention of the precolumbian history of our region and Colombia
  • This museum is small but the collection is incredible; When we visited her we were the only visitors so we were fortunate that the person in charge told us lots of detail of the different pieces, art and recommendation which received show fewer parts but make it more interesting for the tourist; It was a pleasure to have come and I recommend everyone visit and take advantage of so much beauty.
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  • Excellently preserved exhibition. Although he would have liked a little more than information from mediators as the visit was great. Recommended for those who like quiet places visit and rediscover the cultural riches of the ancestors of these lands.
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  • Very interesting. Recommended. To not forget where we came from.
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  • Interesting parts which preserves, in addition to construction and the patio with u magnificoa collection of orchids and other attractive plants
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