Museo Ex-Hacienda San Gabriel de Barrera, Guanajuato

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A luxurious 17th century colonial estate now open as a museum, Museo Ex-Hacienda San Gabriel de Barrera demonstrates how the upper class lived years ago. The sunburned-orange exterior stands in contrast to the seven green courtyard gardens. The interior features lavish decoration with period furniture, paintings, tapestries, and traditional garments on display. Take time to view the chapel that houses an original 15th century Spanish gothic altarpiece of the Cathedral of Jaen. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Guanajuato holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museo Ex-Hacienda San Gabriel de Barrera and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Our Airbnb host recommended seeing this Museum. Was not something we thought to see, but it was really beautiful and relaxing. The grounds were so picturesque and the cafe Served great food and was a....  more »
  • Guanajuato is a very friendly city but the staff (particularly at the museum cafe) were some of the least friendly or helpful we’ve met anywhere (which was even more unusual since we were possibly...  more »
  • Beautiful gardens to wander around or picnic in. The museum is cool to check out. Perfect for a cheap adventure out of the city centre.
  • Lovely gardens to stroll in. We brought a lunch and sketch pads. It's nice to spend a few hours just soaking in the gardens.

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