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Musee Christian Dior

Villa Les Rhumbs | Rue d'Estouteville, 50400 Granville, France
02 33 61 48 21
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Ranked #1 of 7 attractions in Granville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens, Specialty Museums
Description: Dior's childhood mansion with a restored garden.
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Driving through Granville we saw the signs directing you to the Christian Doir museum, working in the fashion industry this was of interest to us, upon finding this attraction there was no parking facilities, there is a small car park a short walk away. The house did not open until 2pm so we did not go inside but the gardens... More

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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Christain Dior grew up in this pretty house overlooking the sea - a garden has been created to emphasise the links between art and perfume and the house contains a number of his creations plus an exhibition of fashion photographs. We had to wait to gain entrance as only 50 visitors are allowed at any time - we arrived after... More

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Taupo Town District, null, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Seven years ago I read an article in a woman's magazine about this museum and decided that one day I'm going there. It may have been 7 yrs but I got there. Travelled on my own and loved it.

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Granville, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The house is called Rhumbas and over the years of living here I have been to several exhibitions there . It was the house that Christian Dior grew up in and has great views over the sea. Well worth a visit! One word of advice "Cars" in french can mean coaches and the sign saying 'Parking Cars ' means buses... More

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Paris, France
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129 reviews 129 reviews
42 attraction reviews
376 helpful votes 376 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We went on a sunny afternoon and the visit was glorious. The garden was in full bloom. What a beautiful sight! Huge hydrangea and rose bushes. We had a wonderful stroll around the garden. There was a temporary exhibition (Dior et l'Impressionnisme) and we simply couldn't miss it. They were only allowing 50 visitors at a time and we waited... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I really enjoyed the museum and gardens. The paintings and sculpture were such a wonderful surprise. The New Look dresses were so beautifully made. My favourite dress in the collection was one with embroidered Daisies on, some with open flowers and some closed, so clever. I was more disappointed at the modern day couture as they looked really badly made,... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Beautiful location and great value for money. It had an impressionism art exhibition on and even my other half enjoyed the experience. Make it a must on your Normandy get-away!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

we walked along the promenade and up the steps, phew! it was steep in warm weather but we took advantage of the landings to admire the view on the way up. when we reached the top the gardens were like an oasis. with the late heat wave the flowers were in bloom still and their fragrance was enchanting. a nice... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We visited the Christian Dior museum in Granville on a beautiful sunny day the gardens are spectacular and the view overlooking the sea facing the channel islands is quite breath taking. the museum displays outfits shoes handbags by Christian Dior and also the fabulous creations by the genious John Galliano that guy has some talent. There is a shop which... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

A nice walk along the promenade, and then a steep climb up steps which take you straight into the garden of the house. You need to be fairly fit to enter the museum this way - alternatively you can drive there, but parking may be a problem. We visited in August, which is when France goes on holiday, so it... More

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