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El Museo de La Merced

Calle 4a 6 - 17, Cali 760034, Colombia
+57 2 6649189
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1 Jan 2017
29 May 2016
“Excellent antropological museum”
Calle 4a 6 - 17, Cali 760034, Colombia
+57 2 6649189
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

A wonderful small yet big surprise, a gem, architecture wise and as regards the collection of pre columbian pottery sculptures of the finest. Well presented, beautiful representation within the regional geography. Absolute must see, as is the adjacent mrced church!

Thank LORIT123
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I enjoyed a temporary installation with ocarinas, zoomorphic whistles made out of clay. The installation was superb!, the included sound and a sophisticated play of lights and curtains.

1  Thank Rochi_33574
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We really liked the little museum. What's unique about it is that in places they have removed the modern layers of the building so that you can see sections of the original foundation, floors, and walls. You can see what the original construction was made...More

1  Thank YojoaDon
Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

An old little church with not much to see.. Last thing you would want to visit if you are in cali. Has a little museum "proecolombino" that isn't thaaaat special.

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

A small but attractive church. The museum is adjacent but seems to open at 10am so I was unable to visit. No problems going inside the church though.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 30 April 2014

historical reference of Cali ! located among old freshly renewed buildings .Appropriate comments and display of collections

2  Thank alan78999
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Lovely patio. Each room layed out in chronilogical order. The rooms flow easily through the decades. Great museum.

2  Thank SacramentoStefano
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Not only is the oldest church, but it is located in the oldest part of the Cali. We often stayed at the Hotel La Merced, just to the north of the church. The last time we were there the hotel was closed. But do stay...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 30 August 2013

The church is the most interesting part of the place. I wanted to go inside just to see the beautiful courtyard with beautiful fontain. There is not much spectacular inside the museum.

Thank Michaela R
Reviewed 4 July 2013

This national monument has many artefacts on display. If you are a history buff, you will find it interesting. Note: They are closed for lunch, so check the timings before you visit.

1  Thank Troy D
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