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Jakober Art Foundation and Gardens

Finca Sa Bassa Blanca | Malpas, 07400 Port d'Alcudia, Alcudia, Majorca, Spain
34 971 54 69 15
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Winster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Having found a brochure in the tourist office the Foundation looked to be somewhere worth visiting although we had no idea that it would be so amazing. Brochures can be deceptive - this one understates what we found. If you like art - whether that be painting, sculpture or architecture - don't miss this gem. You can choose just to... More

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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We visited on a Tuesday when the sculpture park and 'childrens gallery' are free to visit. We had an enjoyable afternoon, the sculpure park is good fun and a relaxing stroll in pleasant scenery. The art in the children's gallery wasn't really to my taste. The place is a little bit difficult to find and further off the beaten track... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

My partner and I visited Fundacion Jakober having found it on Trip Adviser. We wanted to visit on a Friday meaning we had to prebook a guided tour which our hotel receptionist did. The cost was €15 each which we thought was fantastic value for money. I understand there aree specific days in the week where entrance is free. On... More

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

The reviewer 'visited on a Tuesday when entrance is free' could virtually speak for me - with one important exception. To me, the sculpture park was a bit comme-ci-comme-ca (try going to Barnard's Farm, West Horndon, Essex, UK), but the art collection - paintings of 'nins' or children - was unexpectedly impressive, and beautifully lit. It was all a bit... More

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Moscow
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

If you like modern art - it is for you. First of all - check working time of gallery. It do not work every day. Sometimes reservation is needed. Some "things" at exhibition is very good.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

We happened to book on the spur of the moment and as very often happens when one does this we had a lovely morning.The house and exhibitions are very interesting.The gardens pleasing and the outside sculptures enjoyable.We really enjoyed the Art exhibition.And even though the "road" to get there is a little rustic it only added to the visit.We are... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

After a bumpy ride by taxi we reached the Foundation where we received a warm welcome. The sculptures were delightful and the rose garden beautiful. We admired the child portraits, but rather disappointed that we couldn't view the modern art collection. I think a special appointment for that was necessary. The small cafe was also closed and when we tried... More

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

The museum contains a wide variety of different art forms including a sculpture park with large scale animals (our children, 5 and 8 years old absolutely loved this part of the museum!!) The collection of antique children portraits is stunning due to the very original presentation, inside a former water reservoir with fantastic lighting of the paintings. We went there... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
27 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2011

This read as an interesting place to visit from our guide book. It has an art gallery, gardens, sculpture park and a house to look round. Entry is free on Tuesdays, although you can't look around the house on that day. It's a bit of a drive to get there, follow signs for Fundacio from Alcudia out towards Cap De... More

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