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Address: Ivory Calle Real s / n, Guanajuato, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 (473) 733 10 29
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attend sunday concert at 1pm

charming place with concerts and ticket pays for hors d' and wine after the music for 140 pesos each.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

charming place with concerts and ticket pays for hors d' and wine after the music for 140 pesos each.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

The house and art are definitely worth seeing. The person who showed us around did not attempt to give us much information and only seemed interested in making sure we looked at the clothes she was selling in the gift shop. Her 97 year old husband likes to hang out there and chat with visitors.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

All the work produced by Gene Byron is impressive, from lanterns to art and furnishings, What made our visit special however was the chance to talk to her 96-year-old husband, a Spanish doctor who lived a fascinating life, from being active in the Spanish Civil War where he knew Norman Bethune and Hemingway to working in Chiapas.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This house museum is a favorite of mine. Located among a string of old silver ore processing haciendas, this 17th century property was purchased in 1954 by Gene Byron, and her husband Dr. Virgilio Fernandez. Hernandez was a Spanish pediatrician. The Canadian Byron was born in 1910, and came to Mexico for the first time in 1942. Her background was... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Maybe if the staff person who showed us around would have been interested in providing some information, giving us some time to view the art and artifacts, we would have enjoyed it more. This site is out of the way, and in a city of many cultural sites, it is probably not worth your time.

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1 Thank Manray09
Veracruz, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

She was my mothers friend and I always enjoyed her kindness. What she created was a world of beauty for all to share. Enjoy!

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A must visit if going to Guanajuato. Although it is a bit outside the Center it was really quite amazing. The property is unique with amazing art wall to wall to ceiling to floor and one of a kind furniture. A restaurant is being built and the bathroom facilities were clean. Truly a paradise for musicians and artists. They allow... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I was on the fence about whether to skip this hacienda as I was on limited time ...after seeing Hacienda Las Trancas (the most special hacienda of them all) followed with a tour of Exhacienda San Gabriel de Barrera I was uncertain if G.B. would be worth it! Boy was I am glad that I listened to my tour guide...this... More 

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New England
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We really enjoyed seeing how the artist and her husband renovated, and thus preserved, this former hacienda. Loved seeing the interesting furnishings. The guide gave us a great tour, explaining everything and answering all our questions.

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We enjoyed the Chopin Piano Concert on Sunday very much. We wanted to come back on Monday to see all the treasures in their museum. What a wonderful display of Gene Byron's Art in this private setting of an old, well preserved Hacienda style home. Furniture, precolumbian art, old mexican pottery.....too many items to mention, you can spend hours on... More 

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