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Beautifully preserved

This beautifully preserved house of an ex president and artist of Uruguay is a little oasis in the... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Castillos, Uruguay
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Glimpse into early 20th century Montevideo life

Museo Zorrilla offers a glimpse into the life of an important Uruguayan poet and diplomat at the... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
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14 Sep 2017
“Beautifully preserved”
17 Feb 2017
“Glimpse into early 20th century Montevideo life”
The seaside home of this celebrated Uruguayan writer and poet contains his furniture and a beautiful chapel inside.
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J. Zorrilla de San Martin 96, Montevideo 11301, Uruguay
Punta Carretas
+598 2710 1818
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This beautifully preserved house of an ex president and artist of Uruguay is a little oasis in the middle of the city. It house an exhibition of the ex president as well as an art museum/exhibition hall. It has beautifull peacefull gardens, a rarity in...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Museo Zorrilla offers a glimpse into the life of an important Uruguayan poet and diplomat at the beginning of the 20th century by showcasing his summer home

Thank Lata67
Reviewed 30 July 2016

It is the house of one of the most famous artist of Uruguay. It is a pleasant visit. Worthwhile visiting, specially in a nice day. They have a nice garden and a place to have tea. The artist made many famous sculpture and was an...More

Thank alejk2016
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Sea front museum. Nice park. Shows the creations of José Zorrilla de San Martín. Part of the history of the uruguayan art.

Thank puckyoli
Reviewed 17 December 2015

I wandered into the inviting, shady garden off of the busy street. The guard gave me a friendly wave from a corner. Tiled fountains filled the garden with tranquil sounds of splashing water. My visit inside Zorillas' home was like stepping back in time. It...More

Thank Kirsten G
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Once the summer residence of one of Uruguay's most influencial poets, this hidden gem is a most worthwhile visit. Across from the Rambla in Punta Carretas, the grounds consist of enchanting court yards, beautiful tile work and lush plantings. The house has been exquisitly maintained...More

2  Thank FalWetVet
Reviewed 27 July 2012

Nothing in English, so unless you speak Spanish, which I do a bit, the museum's impact is lost. It was the home of one of the great orators and poets of Uruguay and deserves a better presentation. I would, however, happily go again with someone...More

1  Thank jimsack
Reviewed 13 February 2011

it's history and view make it totally worth seeing. The guide is free and the personnel is very polite and friendly. You can even stay a while to contemplate the wonderful garden and view of the coast while having a delicious tea or coffee. There...More

4  Thank mdcppc
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