Casa Popenoe, Antigua
A charming reminder of the colonial era, Casa Popenoe was built in the 17th century. After a devastating earthquake in 1773, the building remained desolate and largely forgotten for decades. Restored in the 1930s, the house now operates as a small museum of various colonial artifacts. A window into a bygone era, the interior is filled with furniture and personal items of the home's past owners. Put Casa Popenoe on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Antigua road trip tool .
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Loved this museum. I go to a ton of museums, and this one was excellent. My guide was incredibly knowledgeable, even citing sources as she was talking. It was very interesting too, to see the home of ... more »
I love learning about the history of the places I visit and this tour hit all the marks! Scheduling was very easy, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org. I got a response in about an hour and tour was book... more »
It's a very nice, interested place that holds lots of history.
A great example of colonial art and what life was like for the affluent in Guatemala during affluent times.
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