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Robert Brady Museum

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Address: Calle Netzahualcoyotl #4, Cuernavaca 62000, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 777 318-8554
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Description: This 16th-century structure, which served as the home of American artist...
This 16th-century structure, which served as the home of American artist and collector Robert Brady until his death in 1986, displays over 1,000 Mexican works of art and artifacts.
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Love, love, love it!

The museum is very unique and colorful. Ahhh, the parties that must have been thrown there! There are a ton of artworks from paintings to masks and the interior design is amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

The museum is very unique and colorful. Ahhh, the parties that must have been thrown there! There are a ton of artworks from paintings to masks and the interior design is amazing. Favorite tourist site in Cuernavaca!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Absolutely worth a visit. Excellent art collection, very eclectic. Some Frieda Kahlo art. The gardens are done so tastefully and are lovely. I felt so relaxed in this space. Nice little cafe, for a cup of tea . Happy, soothing space, a gem.

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Seattle, Washington
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was once the private home of a wealthy American art patron. The house itself is gorgeous, right behind the Cathedral, with a small but beautifully landscaped garden. Each room is like a jewel box filled with exquisite works of art, many of them prime examples of Mexican "folk art," rugs, masks, pottery, religious art, mixed with paintings and drawings... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Loved the Robert Brady Museum. The Museum gives a very personal view of the collection of Robert Brady. The collection is shown with Mr. Brady's home and gardens. Worth a visit just to see his home and gardens. The collection is very personal of his travels and life.

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Canadian at large
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Words cannot do justice to the surreal beauty of the place. It is pure pleasure to visit this eccentric american's home and appreciate his sense of art, humor, and subversion. I wish there was more information on him.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Superb collection of art and artifacts from a wide variety of sources. A great place to spend an afternoon.

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galveston, texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A tour guide recommended the Brady villa as an excellent art museum and he was correct. This villa or as Brady called it - Casa de la Torre - was Brady's home while he lived in Cuernavaca. Brady died in the 1980s and (I think) he is buried in the back yard of the villa. The 10 room home is... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I don't know why this Museum doesn't have more/better P.R. It is such an amazing place. A beautiful house with an amazing art collection. This should be the first stop on any visit to Cuernavaca. Robert Brady created an amazing home and you get to see all of it: the living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens - it's like a window... More 

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I love this place. It's Robert Brady's home and it is filled with treasures from all over the world. It is impossible to describe, but it must contain several million dollars worth of artifacts. Most museums are boring to me. This one is not!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

If you are looking for interesting things to do in Cuernavaca's downtown be sure to include the Robert Brady Museum. It is a fascinating collection of art, sculptures, and antiques all set in a most architectural setting. You spend hours there, or just a few minutes depending on your schedule.

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