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Casa de los Venados

Calle 40 | Local 204, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
+52 985 856 2289
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SO AMAZING!

Our tour guide, David, was fantastic and super knowledgeable and welcoming. This is a "must see" if... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jacqueline A
Absolutely Incredible!

My wife and I just finished our visit and to say that we were blown away would be an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elizabeth G
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“private home” (71 reviews)
“folk art” (115 reviews)
“mexican art” (86 reviews)
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Calle 40 | Local 204, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
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+52 985 856 2289
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"private home"
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"local charities"
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"amazing collection"
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"private collection"
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"the owner"
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"beautiful house"
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"american couple"
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"suggested donation"
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"private residence"
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"amazing home"
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"pieces of art"
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"every morning"
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"colonial home"
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Reviewed yesterday

Our tour guide, David, was fantastic and super knowledgeable and welcoming. This is a "must see" if you are in Valladolid.

1  Thank Jacqueline A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I just finished our visit and to say that we were blown away would be an understatement. The owners have amassed a huge and wonderful collection of folk art from all around Mexico that is housed in a completely renovated 16th century...More

1  Thank Elizabeth G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At first we just stood outside, along with some other people, waiting for the doors to be opened; then we noticed we could ring a bell (minding the schedules, of course). We were graciously greeted and given the option to either join the Spanish or...More

1  Thank F M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fascinating and wholly enjoyable visit to the owners home. Suggested donations go to charity. Every bit of wall, floor and sometimes even ceiling was covered in colourful Mexican folk art, so much to see and so much colour. Our guide was so...More

Thank Yvonne C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very interesting experience for my family as we stopped in Valladolid after visiting Chichen Itza. David was a great guide - very friendly, entertaining, and informative. Highly recommended.

1  Thank moondoggie_alpha8
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

I am not a big fan of folk art - but if you are then this place gets a 5 star rating. Our guide was +5 stars!!! gorgeous house - we want to copy their swimming pool : )

Thank klaus m
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Casa de los Venados is a must see destination if you have even the slightest interest in art and design or indeed home decor and architecture. It is a stunning collection, gathered over the years by John and Dorianne Venator and displayed throughout their beautiful...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We arrived before 10 and gathered with about 15 or 20 people and just a few minutes after 10 the front door was closed. No one was allowed in after that time. We were asked if we wanted to hear the tour in Spanish or...More

1  Thank vacationista10
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

No wonder this attraction is rated No 1 in Valladolid. We arrived just before 10.00am to begin the tour and were warmly welcomed by David, the tour guide. We were then guided around the private home of John and Dorianne Venator, who have opened both...More

1  Thank RagingHistorically
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Had no expectations before our visit but we were blown away by this private folkart museum. It was sesnsational. We visited just before lunch on an unbelievably hot day but forgot all about the heat because of the room after room of fantastic art pieces...More

1  Thank Deirdre B
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Cassandra L
May 17, 2017|
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Response from kathyatriverdell | Reviewed this property |
The tour begins when you knock on the door (once!). They ask for a donation of about 100 pesos per person, which goes to worthwhile local charities. The tour guides look after both the owners and the exhibits. This private... More
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cdromine
August 11, 2016|
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Response from wwtravelerAAA | Property representative |
8:30 pm tonight... Friday, August 12tg
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Kitty G
March 19, 2015|
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Response from Force_Five | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes walk.
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