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Casa de los Venados

Calle 40 | Local 204, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
+52 985 856 2289
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Amazing place!

We were greeted at the door by the owner, John, who gave us some great tips on the town. Carlos was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
charlotte g
via mobile
4th Visit and Still Impressive

This was my fourth visit to Casa de los Venados and I’m so pleased I went again. The collection is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
drpipt
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New York City, New York
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“private home” (72 reviews)
“folk art” (115 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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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were greeted at the door by the owner, John, who gave us some great tips on the town. Carlos was our guide, he was super knowledgeable and funny. We loved seeing this private collection, as well as the house. Definitely recommend for anyone looking...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my fourth visit to Casa de los Venados and I’m so pleased I went again. The collection is so immense, I saw things I hadn’t noticed before and revisited some of my favorite pieces. This is an amazing place well worth seeing multiple...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the recommendation of Danielle from the textile museum, we visited the private home of John and Dorianne Venator with its phenomenal collection of Mexican folk art. The Venators have collected and commissioned every type of Mexican folk art and contemporary art from every region...More

Thank Jenny S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a private tour in English from a very friendly guide. We saw all the guestrooms, the swimming pool, kitchen and loving room. All fully Dec rotated with art from all over Mexico.

1  Thank 87JdM87
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is awesome! Our guide (Arnoldo) was well informed, sharing a lot of history and knowledge throughout the tour. The rooms are filled with gorgeous and interesting pieces of Mexican Folk Art. Thank you to the owner who are opening their home and sharing...More

1  Thank Phyllis L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the best art tour I have ever taken. This is someone's actual house so the pieces displayed change based on the owner's mood or purchase of new pieces. The tour guides are amazing and speak many languages (English, Spanish, Mayan, Italian, French are the...More

1  Thank allilovestori
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Swung by this place after seeing a brochure at our hostel. Was not prepared for the incredible huge collection. Fantastic knowledgable guide who gave us almost a history of Mexico and its art through the pieces. The colours are incredible. A highlight to actually view...More

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sooooooooooo much to see... pieces everywhere you look. Well worth the time and money (which is a donation to charity)

Thank InsanityNZ
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our tour guide, David, was fantastic and super knowledgeable and welcoming. This is a "must see" if you are in Valladolid.

1  Thank Jacqueline A
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I just finished our visit and to say that we were blown away would be an understatement. The owners have amassed a huge and wonderful collection of folk art from all around Mexico that is housed in a completely renovated 16th century...More

1  Thank Elizabeth G
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Cassandra L
17 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
19 March 2015|
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Response from Force_Five | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes walk.
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