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Casa de los Venados

Calle 40 | Local 204, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
+52 985 856 2289
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Beautiful

We were awed both by the variety of Mexican folk art from Mexico’s different provinces as well as... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Estragon2001
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North Bay, Canada
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Definitely a Highlight

I love Mexican folk art, and one of the reasons I wanted to stay in Valladolid for a couple of... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
SBJEinToronto
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Toronto, Canada
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“private home” (69 reviews)
“folk art” (110 reviews)
“mexican art” (86 reviews)
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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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"private collection"
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"amazing collection"
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"the owner"
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"beautiful house"
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"private residence"
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"amazing home"
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We were awed both by the variety of Mexican folk art from Mexico’s different provinces as well as the ability to view an entire 8000 square-foot house where the owner still lives and which was opened up for us to see and Enjoy. I took...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I love Mexican folk art, and one of the reasons I wanted to stay in Valladolid for a couple of nights was to tour the casa. What a fabulous place! The guide was very good - he kept us moving along, but was open to...More

1  Thank SBJEinToronto
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

What a great opportunity to see a huge collection if folk art. This is our second visut, this time we brought our 22 year old son with his girlfriend. We had David as our guide, he was very informative and funny. Each time we go...More

1  Thank Marie B
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Wonderful experience! Extensive collection of Mexican folk art. Our teams host of John and Dorianne Venator were very gracious. Building Architecture is also quite amazing as well. Well recommended if in Villalodid. Also go around corner on 41 calle to Mexican folk clothing museum. Extensive...More

Thank Ken A
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Stunning reconstruction of a 17th century casa. Wonderful collection of folk art pieces!

Thank Krw1961
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

I love art but sometimes find museums and galleries to be information overload. This home/art gallery had tons to look at, but it didn’t get boring or feel overwhelming. You can take a tour here at 10am, 11:30am, or 1pm. (You aren’t allowed to browse...More

3  Thank qtip7
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

John and Dorianne Venator have made their unparalleled collection of Mexican art open to the public.

1  Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is a private collection of Mexican folk art in a large house just off the main square of Valladolid. Visits are by guided tour between 10 am and 1 pm. Our tour of ca. one hour was guided by a young man who spoke...More

3  Thank Ian R
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Someone's private home that they share their collection of Mexican art and crafts. It covers a wide span of time and area. It is really a amazing collection. Well worth the time.

Thank Jerry G
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Grateful to have gotten an insight to a huge range of amazing Mexican folk art. Really cool opportunity. If the tour could be slightly shorter it was be awesome to get an opportunity for 5 mins to just walk back past some pieces that caught...More

Thank Pip N
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Cassandra L
18 May 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
12 August 2016|
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Response from wwtravelerAAA | Property representative |
8:30 pm tonight... Friday, August 12tg
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Kitty G
20 March 2015|
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Response from Force_Five | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes walk.
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