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Calima Gold Museum - Places to go in Cali


One of the nine museums sponsored by the Bank of the Republic to the knowledge of Hispanic culture in the region. Since opening its doors in May 1991 has been listed as one of the most important in the country by the archaeological sample is preserved there and exposed to the general public.


The sample consists of 615 pieces of jewelry, pottery, shell, ethnographic, bone and stone organized by researchers at the Gold Museum in Bogota experts in pre-Columbian art collections.


It is considered a site of cultural interest and Cali and tourists by the careful work of curating and Calima culture sample that was located northwest of Birmingham and where the remains were found today that shows up Calima Museum. This museum has recovered 9000 years of history of all cultures that lived in the Valle del Cauca as Yotoco Ilama, Sonso and others. Among the objects of the Museum and the cultures that were in the Western Cordillera region and highlights the stone artifacts that served to despresar animals, woodwinds styling and peel root crops such as possessing squash, beans , anon and palms.


This museum is the result of the decentralization of museums that Central Bank made ??in the late 80's and therefore 9 other museums were created in the rest of the country. The special feature of this museum is the development of the permanent collection of embellishments information, worldview, customs, hierarchy, cultural exchanges and religiosity of Calima Columbian culture.

Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Price: Free admission.

Location: Calle 7 # 4 - 69

Phone: (572) 684 7754


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