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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 1 week ago

The views are unbeliveable I highly recommend coming here. You do have to pay. 3pp peso entrance fee for the restaurant but you can use that towards food and drink. We had Sangria it was awesome.

Thank CrystalNLuc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a fan of art, colour and just interesting weird (in the best of senses) architecture, Casapueblo is a must. The museum is not big, but the art within and the views from the terraces make the trip down to Punta Ballena completely...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Admission is 270 pesos per person (200pp for seniors 55+). Museum is not much; mostly boutiques where you can shop for art. Cafeteria has nice views and tables inside and outside.

Thank FlutistCPA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Uruguay you can’t miss this . It is architecture and art in its finest form . It’s a beautiful little museum with good views . It is $10 us for entry . We got great pictures from the balcony. There is...More

Thank Riaz H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, so art is subjective; but not one piece made me stop to look. I just find this kind of art childish and meaningless. The house is quirky and charming. The views are great, but you don't need to spend $10 to see them. Just...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The history of Carlos, the house, the way he build the house and the view are all fantastic. The view for the sunset is unbelievable. Is not that cheap for what it offers but is ok. I would recommend it. Take time to wait for...More

Thank Fabian B
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Don’t miss this Punta del Este Atraction. Enjoy the building, the views and the art insight! Very unique.

Thank 100ego
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Worth staying for the eccentric architecture Note the rooms are somewhat dated but overlooking this it is s must to do The adjoining museum is great

Thank jimperth10
Reviewed 22 October 2017

There are actually two properties here or more accurately this sprawling complex is divided into two sections. First is the museum to Carlos Paez Vilaro, the artist whose singlehanded obsession gave birth to this masterpiece of sculptural architecture which includes a restaurant, various galleries dedicated...More

Thank IpanemaGuys
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Awesome. Breathtaking. Unusual. Special. Do not miss this museum! We’re planning to return and stay at the hotel. Did I already say … Do not miss this?

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Lili A
8 August 2017|
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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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