Casa Popenoe, Antigua

4.4
#9 of 14 in Historic Sites in Antigua
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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...  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 casapopenoe@ufm.edu. I got a response in about an hour and tour was...  more »
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  • 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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