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Benito Juarez Home (Casa de Benito Juarez)

Garcia Vigil 609, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 1860
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Another not to be missed museum

This museum is small and compact with different rooms dedicated to specific periods of Spanish and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
retireandtravelnow
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Connecticut
Step back into Mexico's history and be Benito Juarez' guest !!!

This place is very small and quick to visit. You can visit all the rooms in the house from behind a... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
joedigrazia
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Brownsville, Texas
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This small house was the home of legendary Mexican President Benito Juarez for ten years during his childhood.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“small house” (3 reviews)
“early years” (2 reviews)
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Garcia Vigil 609, Oaxaca, Mexico
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+52 951 516 1860
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is small and compact with different rooms dedicated to specific periods of Spanish and Oaxaca history and crafts. Well played out and easy to see and appreciate the items on display. You should not miss this.

Thank retireandtravelnow
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This place is very small and quick to visit. You can visit all the rooms in the house from behind a partition. The dinning room was especially nice, something you would see in Mount Vernon. Don't forget to see the death mask of Juarez which...More

Thank joedigrazia
Reviewed 20 April 2017

If you are visiting Oaxaca, you should make a pilgrimage to the home of the city’s favorite son, Benito Juárez, from 1818-1828. Perhaps a half hour or so should suffice for this visit. The house was owned by Antonio Salanueva, a bookbinder who virtually adopted...More

Thank griggs2000
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Not much to see here besides the small, humble abode of Juarez. As a foreigner, I would have appreciated more info about the life of Benito Juarez

Thank viajera1741
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The museum Casa de Benito Juarez is one enclosure historic where Benito Juarez, the first president of Mexico, habit after his arrival to Oaxaca from 1819 until 1828.The government of Oaxaca bought this place to safe the personal objects of Benito Juarez in 1906. It...More

Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is very near from the main street and is a quick visit to kind of get an idea of life back then.

Thank Cristian Q
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I loved it it was great to see were Don Benito Juarez slept and had his meals!.. And I can only use my imagination to picture him walking around the courtyard reading a book!..marvelous!...

Thank Maricela30
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I had read a few reviews before visiting the Benito Juarez home, so I knew it would be small. It was small, but very well done as far as the displays. We enjoyed getting a glimpse back in time to how the Juarez family lived....More

Thank MGG56
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We really liked this museum and found it very educational. It is a furnished house which contains many exhibits related to Benito Juarez and the period of Mexican history in which he lived and served as president. Juarez is an important figure in Oaxacan history...More

Thank travelsafarohio
Reviewed 7 May 2016

In you're interested in Mexico's history and visiting Oaxaca, then the home where Benito Juarez lived as a young boy is a place to stop by. He was probably Mexico's most famous President having governed during five terms. When living in Oaxaca, his protector, a...More

Thank Bernard B
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