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Museo Remigio Crespo Toral

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A great home and nicely converted to a museum. FREE entry and lots of information about the... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
tularosa, NM
Grand home in Cuenca

Enjoyed seeing how beautiful a home of this famous poet. The gold Laurel crown he was given was... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
North Conway, New Hampshire
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

A great home and nicely converted to a museum. FREE entry and lots of information about the displays. Cafeteria on ground floor looked good.

Thank tulieguy
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Enjoyed seeing how beautiful a home of this famous poet. The gold Laurel crown he was given was 100% gold! It was beautiful. I enjoyed learning how the first car made it to Cuenca. You will need to go to the top floor to see...More

Thank NHpal
Reviewed June 15, 2018

By focusing in on particular individuals, one can learn a lot about Cuenca of a century or more ago. Very pleasant.

Thank HopShallen
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Mr. Remigio Crespo Toral, born in 1860 lived a long and very accomplished life as an author, journalist and lawyer. His restored home is absolutely beautiful, and is free to enter! There are thousands of pieces of archaeological importance, including valuable gold and ceramic pieces....More

Thank hlew123
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Huge, lovely home converted into a museum that celebrates both the family and the 19th - 20th century history of upper class Cuencanos. A definite must see on the fringes of the historic center. Fronts on a main street but has five levels on the...More

Thank 847chuckh
Reviewed March 11, 2018

The museum is free and the house is quite extraordinary. It is worth taking time and walking thru the house. It's a bit "stuffy" and clearly R Crespo was greatly respected during his time. I loved the wood work and often returned to have a...More

Thank martha5447
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

There is no entrance fee for starters and you can easily spend a few hours visiting its four floors filled with furniture, pictures and momentos that belonged to this very important man and his family. Nobody rushes you through it and you all kinds of...More

Thank Happy-seniors2
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Did this family have money? Oh, yes! What a beautiful home, so wonderful there were funds to restore it. Carnaval is on in Cuenca and the dining room was done out in 1920's Carnaval - lovely! Beautiful ceilings and great artifacts. It is gratis to...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed September 26, 2017

This is a nicely done renovation and restoration of a beautiful building. They museum has several floors, and a nice comfortable restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating with views of the river and good menu with light food and drinks. Very nicely done, and great...More

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This beautifully restored home of Remigio Crespo Toral was very enjoyable. You are able to experience life of Cuenca long ago. The architecture and artifacts are amazing. Our tour guide Natalie was so knowledgeable and friendly adding to a great experience! Can't miss this!

Thank Julie L
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