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“Interesting Collection of Guinness World Record Holder”
2 weeks ago
Eduardo Arenas has been collecting key chains, beverage cans, ashtrays, perfume bottles and pencils for nearly fifty years. This odd museum contains many thousands of these and other trinkets and gifts collected by Arenas and his family. Some farm...more
Ruta 1 Km. 167 | Riachuelo Departamento de Colonia CP, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
Our guide told us that the owner holds the Guinness World Record for his pencil, keychain and matchbox collections. However, we only saw evidence of a Guinness World Record Certificate for his pencil collection.
It is a quaint collection dating back over 50 years with...More
This was a stop during a tour to Colonia del Sacramento. The museum itself is quite small, but is literally packed with relatively mundane items, such as keychains, pencils, ashtrays, and perfume bottles. Although it was kind of interesting to see a huge variety of...More
I wanted to like this museum more, and it was fascinating for about 15 minutes. After seeing some odd collections of pencils, ashtrays, key rings, etc, you spill into a store that sells jams and a small restaurant. Just a quick stop for us. Perhaps...More
I don't want to call it a collection of junk, because it's beautiful collections of things to form art, if you will. They've collected so much 'stuff' of so much variety, it's almost comical. I can appreciate the dedication to make this place, very entertaining...More
We have been to this farm twice and I enjoyed it both times. There are many things to see in the museum and outside there are many old automobiles and trucks. Truely a place you need to visit while in Colonia de Sacramento, Uruguay.
I don't think I would make this a destination in itself, but as the bus stopped here from Colonia del Sacramento, I looked around.
In back, they have a lot of nice Rovers and high end campers in the expedition/adventure category. Inside, a collection of...More
Almost all tours stop at Granja Colonia on the way to Colonia de Sacramento.There you will see collections of pencils and keychains recognized by the Guinness Book. It is interesting, however the biggest attraction of the place are the jellies: there are the traditional like...More