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Casa Museo Gene Byron

Calle Real s / n, Guanajuato 36253, Mexico
+52 473 733 1029
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Worth seeing but research on your own

The house and art are definitely worth seeing. The person who showed us around did not attempt to... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2015
Austin, Texas
via mobile
Small but fascinating

All the work produced by Gene Byron is impressive, from lanterns to art and furnishings, What made... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2015
Ottawa, Canada
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Calle Real s / n, Guanajuato 36253, Mexico
+52 473 733 1029
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Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

The house and art are definitely worth seeing. The person who showed us around did not attempt to give us much information and only seemed interested in making sure we looked at the clothes she was selling in the gift shop. Her 97 year old...More

Thank HayleyM633
Reviewed 25 November 2015

All the work produced by Gene Byron is impressive, from lanterns to art and furnishings, What made our visit special however was the chance to talk to her 96-year-old husband, a Spanish doctor who lived a fascinating life, from being active in the Spanish Civil...More

5  Thank Masca
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This house museum is a favorite of mine. Located among a string of old silver ore processing haciendas, this 17th century property was purchased in 1954 by Gene Byron, and her husband Dr. Virgilio Fernandez. Hernandez was a Spanish pediatrician. The Canadian Byron was born...More

6  Thank AuthorJohnScherber
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Maybe if the staff person who showed us around would have been interested in providing some information, giving us some time to view the art and artifacts, we would have enjoyed it more. This site is out of the way, and in a city of...More

1  Thank Manray09
Reviewed 23 January 2015

She was my mothers friend and I always enjoyed her kindness. What she created was a world of beauty for all to share. Enjoy!

6  Thank Xiquena
Reviewed 2 December 2014

A must visit if going to Guanajuato. Although it is a bit outside the Center it was really quite amazing. The property is unique with amazing art wall to wall to ceiling to floor and one of a kind furniture. A restaurant is being built...More

5  Thank MarshaMcCullough
Reviewed 25 June 2014

I was on the fence about whether to skip this hacienda as I was on limited time ...after seeing Hacienda Las Trancas (the most special hacienda of them all) followed with a tour of Exhacienda San Gabriel de Barrera I was uncertain if G.B. would...More

8  Thank billionsandnocure
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We really enjoyed seeing how the artist and her husband renovated, and thus preserved, this former hacienda. Loved seeing the interesting furnishings. The guide gave us a great tour, explaining everything and answering all our questions.

1  Thank Beverly J
Reviewed 15 April 2013

We enjoyed the Chopin Piano Concert on Sunday very much. We wanted to come back on Monday to see all the treasures in their museum. What a wonderful display of Gene Byron's Art in this private setting of an old, well preserved Hacienda style home....More

1  Thank Witz97034
Reviewed 14 March 2012

This is for lovers of music and beautiful places. The environment and the music are very impressive, separately and together. For a mere 120 pesos (9 dollars) one enjoys a concert by classical musicians who are often first-rate, in a concert space with exceptional acoustics....More

4  Thank 4seasonsToronto
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25 January 2015|
Response from Tuscarora |
A cab is cheap and would be more convenient.