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Fondation Pierre Gianadda

Rue du Forum 59 | 1920, Martigny, Switzerland
(+41) 27 722 39 78
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Martigny
Type: Museums
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

It's a nice local museum. There was a nice park with sculptures and exhibitions of Renoir and Leonardo (temporary) were very nice.

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

What a museum in a small town!! Roman artifacts on the top floor, Renoir in the middle and old cars in the basement. The current town is nondescript, but this museum makes it a must visit. The historical artifacts from Cesar's time makes it worth it. You could go again and again. So much to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We went for the Renoir exhibition, but the highlight was actually the attached car museum. Loads of cars from the late 1890's onwards and many brands that you will never have heard of. We will be back for sure.

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Brighton, UK
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4 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Fondation Pierre Gianadda is a small but perfectly formed art gallery, which has hosted some excellent exhibitions over the years. Its sculpture garden is particularly splendid, nestled beneath the mountains and surrounded by trees. There is a permanent range of pieces from great sculptors like Niki de St. Phalle. The outside cafe is a welcome feature on a sunny day.... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Renoir exhibit until November 23 was really incredible but who knew they also had dozens of old cars on display in the basement. Plus Roman ruins - just great and well worth the visit from Geneva.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This year exhibition Renoir. But every year there is something to see or to do at the Foundation! Don't miss the garden

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Boom, Antwerpen, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It is admirable, the things Mr. Gianadda has accomplished in the city of Martigny. He is a visionary in some way, decided to dedicate a foundation and museum to his brother Pierre, who died unfortunately. The collections the foundation is able to portray in a village with only 17.000 inhabitants is incredible. And another thing is true: if you come... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We took in the Renoir exhibit including some 50 paintings from collections from all over the world. Renoir's famous bath scenes are well represented as are some of his better portraits of both ladies and children. The exhibit also includes 2 bronze sculptures one of which is on permanent display here. Tastefully done and worth seeking out near the Roman... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We call in here whenever we have time to spare during trips to the Valais. It is always worth a detour. The current Renoir exposition is of the usual high quality. We invariably go round the outdoor sculpture park too, t see whether the sheep have acquired any more lambs. The wolves were fortunately separated from the sheep by a... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Don't forget to visit the oldtimer exhibition , also in the fondation. Nice parc, good possibilities to eat and drink something.

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