The Palace of Culture is now a National Monument and it’s headquarters of all the cultural programs of the department of Antioquia and is the center of tons of activities and things to do in Medellin.
Built in 1925 by Belgian architect Agustin Goovaerts, who imposed the Flemish Gothic or Gothic Revival architecture, Rafael Uribe Uribe Culture Palace is a historic place that was home to the highest politicians of the former Medellin and a place where visitors can admire an European palace prototype in the middle of the city.
“Rafael Uribe Uribe” Culture Palace holds the city’s historical and photographic archive and the sound archive, a library, a documentation center, an art gallery and the Rafael Uribe Uribe Museum. Its dome serves as an auditorium and as projection room.
Located in the heart of Medellin, the Palacio de la Cultura Rafael Uribe Uribe is within walking distance to the Plaza Botero and the Museum of Antioquia, where visitors can learn about the culture and art of the city and enrich their visit to Medellin , it is also a place of everyday great cultural activity entertaining all people wishing to spend time visiting.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Address: Carrera 51 # 52 – 03
Phones: 251 14 44 and 512 46 69