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Museo Casa Luis Barragan

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Book early for this tour if you want it in English.

This tour is very strict on reservations and size of tours so book long before your trip.Though I... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Gingko259
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Athens, Georgia
Barragán amazing

Luis Barragán is amazing. I first heard about him from following the talented Abby Clawson on... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Lynette A
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San Francisco, California
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The preserved home of Mexican architect Luis Barragán allows visitors to view a primary example of his famous architectural style.
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Calle General Francisco Ramirez 14, Mexico City 11840, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The house is interesting but I am not sure it's worth braving the extremely rude staff. Upon arrival we were met by an unfriendly, unprofessional staff member who kept us waiting for ten minutes. As a result, we missed the start of our tour. The...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This tour is very strict on reservations and size of tours so book long before your trip.Though I have posted this review under English language tours we had to book a Spanish tour due to our time contrants. I was familar with Luis Barragan as...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I went today in the morning to book tickets for tomorrow. The website said that there was availability, the guy there said we had to book online. I was there in person, why not take a reservation right then and there? Pretentious, unhelpful staff. We...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Luis Barragán is amazing. I first heard about him from following the talented Abby Clawson on instagram. She has a book about Mexico City coming out soon. The architecture of Luis Barragán is amazing. The tour guides, not so much. The one we had was...More

1  Thank Lynette A
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Wow! Really cool museum/tour of Luis' house. His style and vision was so unique and it is definitely portrayed throughout his house. Highly recommend going and booking a ticket in advance. Don't be late! The tour will start without you (10 min grace period). The...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This has to be my favorite place in Mexico City. It was a little tough getting here, even my taxi driver had to call the museum to get more exact directions, but it is absolutely worth the effort. The tour covered most of the residence,...More

2  Thank Jedai0
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The tours in English were booked out until the middle of the month, so we took a Spanish language tour -and understood most of it. A stunningly beautiful house full of the most amazing attention to detail, as you would expect from one of the...More

4  Thank galloping_grannie
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Besides the high end dinner at Pujol and eating street food, this was the major highlight of our Mexico City during the "Day of Design" as recommended by our Moon Guide Tour book. We had an incredibly knowledgeable architecture graduate student as our tour guide...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Definitely worth a visit for anyone interested in architecture and design. Great tour of Luis Barragan's house, you will get a very good sense of his design philosophy and personality. Very intimate tour, mine was led by an architectural student who was able to provide...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Although the entry is very expensive (400pesos) and you are not allowed to take pictures due to “photocopy rights” (unless you pay another 500pesos) - it is truly worth your visit as an architecture and design fanatic. Use of space, material, color and light are...More

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Response from Gingko259 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure it was around and hour and full of information . My tour due to my time constraints was in Spanish and me foolishly having not learned the language of my neighboring friendly country I had to make due. Our guide... More
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Response from Gingko259 | Reviewed this property |
They seem very strict and your only option is to get there a hope someone doesn’t show. Though I can’t tell you how,there are two private homes by Luis Barragán in the area one to the left of this house and one a free blocks... More
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