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Braun-Menendez Mansion

This free museum is located in a former mansion. You can view the opulent lifestyle of the Menendez... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
Barheat
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Hamilton, Canada
Window into local history

Well preserved mansion donated to community that provides free entry for all visitors... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
Gwen H
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

But it is probably worth a few pesos to take a quick peek at how the wealthy sheep ranch owners lived in the day.

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

This free museum is located in a former mansion. You can view the opulent lifestyle of the Menendez family from a century ago. It is very reminiscent of the mansions in Newport, USA. There is an interesting collection of furniture and paintings on the main...More

1  Thank Barheat
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Well preserved mansion donated to community that provides free entry for all visitors. Comprehensive English translation guide offered on entry that enhanced my visit and ensured I enjoyed all aspects of the 3 parts of the museum - the well furnished front rooms from the...More

4  Thank Gwen H
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Nice collection of turn-of-the-20th-century furniture. Make sure to include the basement installation.

2  Thank kcal23
Reviewed March 15, 2018

. This opulent home celebrates the marriage of two wealthiest families in Punta. Enjoy the ceilings and floors, the variety of French art nouveau period pieces, and try to overlook the cracked and peeling wallpaper. Going out the back door, explore the basement servant quarters....More

3  Thank lovetotravel1492
Reviewed March 13, 2018

This museum is located a block from the main square. Admission is free. You must check in your large bag at the entrance and wear booties over your shoes to preserve the floors. Inside is several cool rooms with beautiful parquet floors and Sara Braun...More

1  Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Look at the time schedule, the center closes on Tuesdays, not what one is expecting. So, we were not able to see it.

1  Thank mairamarques
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a Mansion home with lots of period authentic furnishings. It has free admittance. It will not take you long to walkthrough it on your own.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Someone will enter because wants to learn something more about history of these parts and someone just for the fact that the entrance is free. (I've heard people talking about it!) For me it was very nice experience and I must admit that I was...More

2  Thank Nen608707
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Gives you a great idea about how they lived in the old days. They don't speak english at the desk, so be prepared to put covers over your shoes as they don't want street shoes in the museum. It took me forever to figure out...More

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