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Casa de los Venados

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Beautiful and interesting artwork

We arrived for the 10am tour and were guided by David. He was very knowledgeable about all the... read more

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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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“mexican folk art”(200 reviews)
“local charities”(48 reviews)
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Calle 40 | Local 204, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
+52 985 856 2289
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Reviewed today via mobile

We arrived for the 10am tour and were guided by David. He was very knowledgeable about all the artwork in the home and answered all our questions about Mexican artwork and ways of living. This home is beautifully decorated and brings the colourful artwork to...More

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Reviewed today

At the beginning of the tour we were told that we could leave our bags at the wardrobe in the entrance and that it is absolute save there. As you are in a nice place you don't worry about thieves there and that is why...More

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Reviewed yesterday 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 3 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 3 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 18 July 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 12 July 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 7 July 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
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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
12 August 2016|
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Response from wwtravelerAAA | Property representative |
8:30 pm tonight... Friday, August 12tg
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20 March 2015|
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Response from Force_Five | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes walk.