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Casa de los Venados

Calle 40 | Local 204, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
+52 985 856 2289
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Great if you love folk art

I am not a big fan of folk art - but if you are then this place gets a 5 star rating. Our guide was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
klaus m
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Los Angeles, California
Wonderful experience!

Casa de los Venados is a must see destination if you have even the slightest interest in art and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“private home” (69 reviews)
“folk art” (110 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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"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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 : )

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Valladolid many times going back to the 90's and this place is a standout. Amazing collection of Mexican folk art. Good tour guides. Pay what you can. Don't miss this place!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Folk art galore and a gorgeous home and family to honor it! The tour was fascinating and I highly recommend.

1  Thank Alaina G
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

This private home is incredible, not only for it's incomparable collection of art, but also for the home itself. Our tour guide (David) was personable, multi-lingual, knowledgable, and entertaining. We explored many rooms of this exquisite home, saw photos of the history of the renovation,...More

1  Thank ElleCosimano
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This could be the only reason to visit this small town if time were of the essence. My friends and I could not believe all of the beautiful contemporary and folk art we were exposed to. This is the most beautiful home I imagine I...More

1  Thank Sandy M
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

There are famous art museums all over the world that were once private collections, but became museums after the collectors' deaths. The couple that have created this collection have been generous enough to allow the public to see their art while they are still alive...More

2  Thank Abby S
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Cassandra L
18 May 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
12 August 2016|
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Response from wwtravelerAAA | Property representative |
8:30 pm tonight... Friday, August 12tg
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Kitty G
20 March 2015|
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Response from Force_Five | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes walk.
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