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Musee Renoir/Les Collettes

19 chemin des Collettes, France
04-93-20-61-07
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Ranked #772 of 1,081 attractions in Provence
Type: Specialty Museums, Historic Sites
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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204 reviews 204 reviews
63 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

This museum is a very interesting insight into Renoir's final years. The house itself is a beautiful property and has wonderful views of Haut de Cagnes. The museum has on display a number of Renoir paintings and sculptures, but the success of this museum is the way it brings alive the man himself.

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Offstein
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

I was really not sure to visit after all the bad reviews. We loved it!!! It was wonderful and I am glad we went.

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Angers, France
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12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I had never visited Renoir's house before, so can only I imagine how atmospheric it must have been before the renovation, based on other reviews. Nevertheless, it is a beautiful house and, for an amateur artist like myself, an absolute must for a visit to the Côte d'Azur. I spent a very happy couple of hours visiting and sketching in... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
43 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We have visited the Musee Renoir on two previous occasions, and were looking forward to our most recent visit. Entry now €6, with no reduction for seniors. What a disappointment! The highlight for us had always been Renoir's studio, with the room 'dressed' in the same way as the painting set in the same room. Oh dear- all the backdrops,... More

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Antibes, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Living in the area we have visited the Renoir house on many occasions and were looking forward to seeing it again after its recent renovation. What a disaster! The house has been cleaned up, re-painted, polished floors, with lilac radiators!!! Renoir's studio, which previously looked as if he had just walked out with a painting on the easel, brushes, paints... More

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Our tour guide for Cote d'Azur recommended Musee Renoir after hearing us mention that we are interested in art. Really glad we decided to stop by for a few hours. The area is very quiet and pleasant to walk through. The gardens and the house give off a charming feel and the house itself is beautiful. If you're looking to... More

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Hull, East Yorkshire, UK
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23 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We were holidaying in Antibes, and found the Renoir Museum quite by chance. When we parked up on the steeps streets, close to the entrance we realised that the museum was shut :-) or at least so the signs said. The gates were locked, so we thought we'd had a wasted visit. We later saw children walking up the hill... More

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Torre Boldone
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Renoir had this house built next to the small farm building he owned in the hills behind Cagnes. A few works and some memorabilia. Some film of Renoir and an atmospheric setting. Enjoyable and the staff were very helpful. There is also a buggy to climb the path if walking is a problem.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I re-visited the Musee Renoir after its re-opening following closure for renovations. Never have I been more disappointed in a museum. Prior to its closure this was a wonderful place to visit, full of family memorabilia, as well as a number of Renoir's own works and those of his contemporaries. It had charm and atmosphere, and one could almost imagine... More

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

the museum is closed for renovations. we went to visit it, after we saw the movie "Renoir", and found it closed. The website doesn't mention the closure, you only find out about it when you stand in front of the gate. so much for encouraging tourism...

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