This was the residence of the Marquis of Toro, a very dear friend of Bolivar's and his staunch defender at all times. It ... More
Museo de Arte Colonial Quinta Anauco
This was the residence of the Marquis of Toro, a very dear friend of Bolivar's and his staunch defender at all times. It was also the residence of the Liberator for several years. Its colonial architecture provides the perfect backdrop for the current museum, which has objects dating back to that time. The Anauco House also maintains constant artistic and scientific activity, producing outstanding figures in distinct areas of knowledge. As far as tourists go, they will keep a very pleasant and lasting memory of a visit to this place beloved by all Caracas residents.
This museum was opened in 1976, and is devoted to the preservation and exhibition of works by Venezuelan artists from
Colonial times to present day. The Permanent Collection includes relevant names from the 19th Century like Arturo Michelena, Cristobal ...
This museum truly unites a collection of Iberian colonial art from the 16th to the 19th centuries, and not just
limited to Venezuela, for there are pieces from Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Portugal. You will find objects in ...
This small, yet dignified museum, is set within the historical context of the Plaza Bolívar, and the religious context of
the Cathedral. It was constructed in 1884, as the headquarters for the Colegio Episcopal (the Episcopal School), on what ...