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16 Dec 2017
8 Sep 2017
“The churh”
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Calle 4a 6 - 17, Cali 760034, Colombia
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Panamajoe2017
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I was too late to enter the museums around so I enjoyed the view of the simple L-shaped church! There were people preparing a wedding- ceremony so more noise than would usually be the case. I enjoyed the combination of the big white walls and...More

Thank fienx
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Giving it 3 stars because of the historical value vs. experience. There are no handouts, headphones, or tour guides that you can follow to understand context of the displays. Front desk person was not helpful. Referred us to website which does not have a "museum...More

Thank FamFlo
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historical reference of Cali !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
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