A growing collection of antiquities representing the history of San Antonio Tlayacapan will finally have a home in a community museum placed under the guardianship of the non-profit organization Acalli, A.C.
The Museo Tlayacapan project was launched in December 2017 with prospects of setting up in a building located on Calle González Gallo opposite the town plaza to house more than 150 archaeological findings and other objects of historical value belonging to village inhabitants. The property has been in possession of the municipal government for many years, but without a legal ownership title.
After nearly two years trying to occupy the facility, Acalli President Victoria Corona Vega and her board were rewarded on August 29, when the Chapala City Council unanimously approved a loan contract that allows the museum’s installation in part of the building, with local DIF headquarters remaining in the lower section. The deal is valid until the end of the current administration.