Granja Colonia, Colonia del Sacramento

Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Pore through the worldly possessions of one man, accrued over more than 50 years, at Granja Colonia. The owner, Eduardo Arenas, has been collecting keychains, drinks cans, ashtrays, perfume bottles, and pencils for half a century. He displays his extensive collection in a well-ordered exhibition space, with each item carefully arranged to form part of an impressive whole. Arenas even holds world records for his collections of pencils and keychains. After exploring the exhibition, sample homemade dishes at the on-site restaurant. To visit Granja Colonia and other attractions in Colonia del Sacramento, use our Colonia del Sacramento day trip website.
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  • Talk about a souvenir collector. The Arenas family has over 80,000 items spread over 4 large rooms. This museum has one of the largest pencil collections in the world. There are two large rooms with....  more »
  • This is a nice quick stop on my way to Colónia del Sacramento! It blew my mind away upon seeing his thousands of pencil, key chain collections and other simple things such as cologne bottles, pins...  more »
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  • Nice and calm places, along with Museum you have a dining and souvenir shop which offers jams, cheese and Dulce de Leche - prices are reasonable. Probably should have spent more than 20 minutes, in hindsight.
  • Nice small collectios private museum and local cheese and jam factory.

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