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CNCS - Centre National du Costume de Scene

Quartier Villars, Route de Montilly, 03000 Moulins, France
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Ranked #1 of 7 attractions in Moulins
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
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Athens, Greece
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I have been several times to the CNCS and I must say that every time is a new surprise. The great thing about this museum is that it has only one permanent exhibition (the amazing collection of items and costumes from Rudolf Nureev which is exhibited according to his will). Everything else is a temporary display, taken from the huge... More

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Located in a former military building just passed the bridge over the river Allier, this museum organises temporary exhibits on the theme of costumes. Between June 15th (2013) and January 5th (2014) the exhibition is all about circus. Costumes from cirque du soleil and cirque plume, all around the central circus themes and illustrated by older and more recent films,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

The building itself is worth seeing if you are around, the national museum is worth planning a trip there - a short train ride away from Paris. Unfortunately the museum only offers temporary exhibitions to protect the costumes that are fragile by nature.

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Moulins, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Very well presented information and exhibits. Video clips throughout the exhibition and a great film at the end. Live locally and never miss a new show.

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Chalais, France
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7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Until December 31st 2012 the exhibition here features the entire collection of costumes designed by Christian Lacroix for the ballet La Source, performed in Paris in 2011. These fabulous costumes are the stars of the show, but the exhibition shows all the stages of their production, from sketch and fabric swatches to videos of the actual performance. In fact you... More

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