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Museo - Taller de Casapueblo

Punta Ballena | 13 km away from Punta del Este, Punta del Este 20003, Uruguay
+598 4257 8041
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Once the home of celebrated Uruguayan artist Carlos Paez Vilaro, this eye-catching seaside Mediterranean-style structure is today a modern art museum.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
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Punta Ballena | 13 km away from Punta del Este, Punta del Este 20003, Uruguay
+598 4257 8041
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The construction is unique, very beautiful pieces of art inside. The price is not expensive and the view is extraordinary. Definitely the finest attraction in Punta.

Thank Felício C
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

If you have the chance, go and see the sunset ritual. It is beautiful even if the weather does not help. The museum is interesting, beautiful architecture but the restaurant was closed (so if you want to eat there it is better to previously confirm...More

Thank Silvia S
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A sprawling "house" with a lovely sunset view. Take a guided tour and visit the shop. Greek isles or COsta de Sol feeling.

Thank brasilboy
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Went with high expectations, which were exceeded. Museum entry is around US$5 pp or AR$80 pp which includes a US$10 voucher for the shop. The museum features a video of the life and work of Villar and the museum houses an extensive collection of his...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We went in May, which is Autumn here. Strikingly beautiful and less crowded than in summer (though still expect a packed house). Go at sunset or just before and then go check out the point nearby. Be aware, for artwork, meaning replicas and t-shirts mostly,...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My friend João and I was in a motorcycle tour in Uruguay! When in Punta, we decided to go to Casapueblo of Villaro! Very nice place, a sculpture used to live! People go there to see the sundown (maybe too crowd)!

Thank Wilson N
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Casa Pueblo is one of the many places to visit nearby Punta del Este. "Casa" became a legend in the '60s and '70s and somehow is still able to offer in the 21st Century a great, artistic and almost magic visit. Be there to enjoy...More

Thank Martha B
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

For 240 pesos per person it is well worth the visit. Start you tour with the visual presentation to set the tone and appreciate the artwork. Every where you turn you see something new. Loved it. See if you can find the Salvador Dali tiles...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Best place to watch the sunset! Went with friends for a sunset party during New Years holidays and had a great time.

Thank fabianodeandrade
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing place. You cannot go to Punta del Este and miss this place. Worth the visit, especially at the sunset!

Thank Ana C
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Lili A
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Response from Dolinski C | Reviewed this property |
Já passei Ano Novo, tem festas em vários lugares e o comércio aberto dia 31/12 normal. Também carnaval agora Natal penso que a mesma coisa. Espero que tenha ajudado um pouco 😁
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