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Casa de los Venados

Calle 40 | Local 204, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
+52 985 856 2289
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So Very Interesting

We arrived before 10 and gathered with about 15 or 20 people and just a few minutes after 10 the... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
vacationista10
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Texas
via mobile
An Absolute Feast for the Eyes

No wonder this attraction is rated No 1 in Valladolid. We arrived just before 10.00am to begin the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
RagingHistorically
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“private home” (71 reviews)
“folk art” (115 reviews)
“mexican art” (86 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Calle 40 | Local 204, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
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+52 985 856 2289
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"private home"
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"folk art"
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"mexican art"
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"local charities"
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"amazing collection"
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"private collection"
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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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"pieces of art"
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"every morning"
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"colonial home"
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 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

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

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 April 25, 2018 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 April 19, 2018

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 April 19, 2018

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 April 16, 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 March 30, 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 March 25, 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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Reviewed March 24, 2018

So much to see here that once isn't enough . Great guided tour thru this art collectors private home that is open to tour every morning ... Be on time .... Lots of Frida art, many interesting stories by informed guides you describe each room,...More

1  Thank Bonniecp
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Our family showed up at 10 and the tour began almost immediately. David was our guide,and he was very informative and friendly. The tour goes through part of the 18,000 square foot house, including the large courtyard, several of the smaller guest rooms, the amazing...More

1  Thank Greg55082
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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
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cdromine
August 11, 2016|
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Response from wwtravelerAAA | Property representative |
8:30 pm tonight... Friday, August 12tg
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Kitty G
March 19, 2015|
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Response from Force_Five | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes walk.
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