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Address: Calle 40 #204, Valladolid, Mexico
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Remarkable Folk Art Collection

This was a real "find" and definitely worth a stop. There is no entrance fee, however, donations are encouraged and the donations benefit a children's hospital - exclusively... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This was a real "find" and definitely worth a stop. There is no entrance fee, however, donations are encouraged and the donations benefit a children's hospital - exclusively. This is a private collectors 'hacienda' and his generous spirit and superior taste are evident through-out.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This home/museum is not to be missed!! Fantastic collection of artifacts and commissioned pieces of art by local artists. The home is amazing and the whole experience is a $5 donation to a worthy cause.

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wwtravelerAAA, Manager at Casa de los Venados, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to our home Casa de los Venados and the tour of our home and Mexican folk art collection. We hope you return again in the future and bring friends and family members with you. More 

Merida, Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

When we visited Valladolid a few times in the past, we unfortunately didn't make time to visit Casa de los Venados. We were determined not to miss the opportunity on our most recent visit and we will never forget it. At 10am, we were given our semi-private tour (in perfect English) of this astounding collection of Mexican crafts by an... More 

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Salmon Arm, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A must while in Valladolid. House tours are at 10am. A private home full of over 1500 Mexican folk art. Tour by donation, home is right around the corner of the church in the square. Well worth taking the time!

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wwtravelerAAA, Manager at Casa de los Venados, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to our home Casa de los Venados and the tour of our home and Mexican folk art collection. We hope you return again in the future and bring friends and family members with you. More 

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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155 reviews 155 reviews
12 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Interesting tour of a private home with an extensive art collection (made public for daily tours). We were lucky to arrive just as a tour was beginning, and we enjoyed it very much. The owner is very friendly and the tour fee is actually a donation that goes to local charities. Overall, I would do it again and/or recommend it... More 

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wwtravelerAAA, Manager at Casa de los Venados, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to our home Casa de los Venados and the tour of our home and Mexican folk art collection. We hope you return again in the future and bring friends and family members with you. More 

Vienna, Austria
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This beautifully restored colonial home houses a magnificent collection of Mexican Folk art the likes of which probably cannot be seen anywhere.The guide is excellent both in English and in his knowledge of the collection much of which has been commissioned.It is very close to the square and opens at ten.Admission is by donation which the owner uses for a... More 

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wwtravelerAAA, Manager at Casa de los Venados, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to our home Casa de los Venados and the tour of our home and Mexican folk art collection. We hope you return again in the future and bring friends and family members with you. More 

San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This luxury home houses a varied collection of Mexican folk art gathered over a lifetime of travel by an American couple that now lives here full time. Featuring all types of media including talavera pottery, prize winning art piñatas, beautifully painted furniture as art, custom tile murals, wood carvings and textile art. This is a collection worthy of a museum... More 

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wwtravelerAAA, Manager at Casa de los Venados, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review of your visit to our home and your tour of our Mexican art collection. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We read about this - private collectors who open their home to the public to share native art. We are so glad we went. We saw wonderful examples of handicrafts, and contemporary interpretations of the same. There is a fee, but worth it. The home is completely delightful (old building, with contemporary architecture in parts) and so is the guide... More 

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wwtravelerAAA, Manager at Casa de los Venados, responded to this review

Wow...all of a sudden several very nice reviews from people like yourself who came to see our home and our 3,000 plus pieces of Mexican folk art. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return and bring friends and family with you. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 attraction reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This privately owned museum is unlike any other you will visit in the Yucatan area. It has some of the most exquisite samples of local, contemporary Mexican art around. The architecture alone is worth the visit, and all donations are for local charities.

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wwtravelerAAA, Manager at Casa de los Venados, responded to this review

Wow...all of a sudden several very nice reviews from people like yourself who came to see our home and our 3,000 plus pieces of Mexican folk art. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return and bring friends and family with you. More 

Shawano, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Extensive personal art collection, collected from Puebla, Oaxaca and Yucatan Mexico. The furnishings in the house are also art pieces. The tours can be done in English or Spanish.The owners are also very pleasant people. A nominal donation is requested and put into a jar to be used for locally to support worthy causes.

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wwtravelerAAA, Manager at Casa de los Venados, responded to this review

Wow...all of a sudden several very nice reviews from people like yourself who came to see our home and our 3,000 plus pieces of Mexican folk art. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return and bring friends and family with you. More 

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