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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 8 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

a one to two hours little walk in Christian Dior's parc and house. A look at the collection of his creations... the roses, the view into the ocean, the story behind each dress... just make a little stop, before heading in Granville

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

As advised by the tourist office we walked along the promenade & climbed the steps up to the museum! The steps were extremely steep although there were breaks with gentle slopes my legs were burning by the time I got to the top! But worth it! The gardens themselves are beautifully kept and worth looking round. The house itself where... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We went to Granville in order to visit the Musée Dior and were agreeably surprised by the wonderful garden, an oasis of peace and colors after much driving to get there. You need a car and a GPS to reach this place away from the city centre, located in a residential area. Parking is free of charge. At 11 o'clock... More

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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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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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
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7 reviews 7 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
381 helpful votes 381 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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