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Great museum

I visited the museum, newly reopened, with moderate expectations but it was excellent, really... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
Just overwhelming

The Talisman - the actual exhibition at this tiny little museum (in collaboration with the Musée... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

I visited the museum, newly reopened, with moderate expectations but it was excellent, really fascinating. Lots of pieces loaned by the Musee D'Orsay and really worth a couple of hours. You can also walk in the surrounding area to find some of the locations where...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The Talisman - the actual exhibition at this tiny little museum (in collaboration with the Musée Orsay in Paris) is worth every inch of coloured „paper“ .... It tells you in a very educative manner the great history of Gaugin and his friends at the...More

1  Thank BURGWIN
Reviewed 18 July 2018

...of tourists, then a quiet hour or two in this charming, small museum would calm. Recently refurbished in a period building, the strikingly modern interior is a credit to the thoughtful and imaginative architects. Take the lift to the third – top – floor where...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Great art in a beautiful building where it all started. Take in the works inside then stroll outside to see the actual locations

1  Thank MudleyXX
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Small museum that has really been refurbished. Worth a short visit - We were there about an hour. No spectacular paintings but a reasonable small collection for cost of ticket. No significant work by Gaugin although he is central figure to the exhibition. Quite a...More

Thank Jasmine101Surrey
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We had heard the museum was worth the visit after a complete revamping two years ago , thus we arrived with high expectations to visit the permanent exhibition. True the place has been modernized , but still suffers from various shortcomings . The building is...More

Thank LePapito
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This new museum specialises in the late 18th early 19 century art, the impressionists.the best way to look at the paintings is to stand well back, close up you don't see the "full picture",do look fore the ones that show the sunlight or firelight, the...More

Thank michaelvivian
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This small and interesting museum gives you a good idea of the few years when Gauguin and the other less known painters were spending a lot of their time on Pont Aven. You can better understand how the artists lived at that time, how they...More

Thank Tersparis
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum in the last few days of a temporary exhibition and were so impressed we stayed for several hours and will need to go back to view the permanent one!

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 5 December 2017

It has a great range of local arts. do not expect gauguin galore. the movie was very well done with old photos. every enjoyable

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