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Casa de los Venados

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The most beautiful place I have ever visited. Everywhere you look there is artwork, statues - it’s... read more

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Wow! An extraordinary private collection open to the public!

We joined the 11:30am tour on 21st September with Carlos. The whole thing exceeded my expectations... read more

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Nathan W
Shanghai, China
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“mexican folk art”(200 reviews)
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Calle 40 | Local 204, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
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Reviewed today via mobile

The most beautiful place I have ever visited. Everywhere you look there is artwork, statues - it’s hard to explain when you think it’s also a private house. Carlos our guide was excellent, very good English. You just must visit!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We joined the 11:30am tour on 21st September with Carlos. The whole thing exceeded my expectations and it left me with a frustrating desire to go off and explore the rest of Mexico... I only came here for a two week holiday! Carlos was very...More

1  Thank Nathan W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I happened to arrive unscheduled and unannounced (not at the daily tour time of 10am) and David very kindly gave me a tour of the house. David was extremely knowledgeable about the house, its pieces of Mexican art and the philosophy of its owners. A...More

1  Thank Caroline J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The owner's hospitality shines in this tastefully designed,expansive casa, filled with contemporary Mexican art. Definitely worth a follow-up visit. You couldn't dream of seeing everything in a single trip. Our guide David was knowledgeable, spoke perfect English and Spanish, and had a warm, welcoming personality....More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Possibly the greatest personal home you may ever visit.It has thousands of unusual Mexican artworks from furniture, tile artistry, pictures, paintings, sculptures, and many other objects. The owners live on the premises and often are your guides. Cost is a voluntary charity choice.

1  Thank johnnygeorge42
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We were greeted at the door by the owner, John, who gave us some great tips on the town. Carlos was our guide, he was super knowledgeable and funny. We loved seeing this private collection, as well as the house. Definitely recommend for anyone looking...More

1  Thank charlotte g
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This was my fourth visit to Casa de los Venados and I’m so pleased I went again. The collection is so immense, I saw things I hadn’t noticed before and revisited some of my favorite pieces. This is an amazing place well worth seeing multiple...More

1  Thank drpipt
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

On the recommendation of Danielle from the textile museum, we visited the private home of John and Dorianne Venator with its phenomenal collection of Mexican folk art. The Venators have collected and commissioned every type of Mexican folk art and contemporary art from every region...More

1  Thank Jenny S
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We had a private tour in English from a very friendly guide. We saw all the guestrooms, the swimming pool, kitchen and loving room. All fully Dec rotated with art from all over Mexico.

1  Thank 87JdM87
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This place is awesome! Our guide (Arnoldo) was well informed, sharing a lot of history and knowledge throughout the tour. The rooms are filled with gorgeous and interesting pieces of Mexican Folk Art. Thank you to the owner who are opening their home and sharing...More

1  Thank Phyllis L
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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
August 11, 2016|
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Response from wwtravelerAAA | Property representative |
8:30 pm tonight... Friday, August 12tg
Kitty G
March 19, 2015|
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Response from Force_Five | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes walk.