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Granet Museum

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Address: Place Saint Jean de Malte, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Named after famous local painter François Marius Granet, this museum houses...

Named after famous local painter François Marius Granet, this museum houses a collection of French paintings from the 16th century on.

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enjoyed the exhibition

Came to Aix-en-Provence from Marseille just for a day trip, luckily this museum was opened (some reviews said the museum closed without notice), love the paintings and sculptures... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Maplewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Enjoyed our visit to both of the sites - very manageable museum for an afternoon visit with wonderful exhibits.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to Aix-en-Provence from Marseille just for a day trip, luckily this museum was opened (some reviews said the museum closed without notice), love the paintings and sculptures, worth a visit. I paid 5.5 euro and got tickets for both Granet Museum and Granet XXe, that was lovely!

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Thank muizii
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Granet is worth a visit and has a great array or paintings and sculptures. The sculpture room in particularly interesting. The Cezanne exhibit was a little disappointing given it is a bit small with only a handful of paintings. The gallery is easy to get around and well sign posted. Be aware that it does not open until midday

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Divonne-les-Bains, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery is just great and the paintings exhibited there are worth the detour . This is definitely a must visit for art lovers

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great boutique museum. I love Maurice Denis' painting "Visiting Cezanne" which shows Cezanne painting Mt Victoire. The original is at Musee Granat along with some very interesting Cezanne pieces and others related to Aix en Provence history. Highly recommended along with the church next door.

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

A very nice museum, mostly filled with paintings (Cezanne of course, Rubens, ...). Don't miss the "annex" Jean Planque in a church, full of treasures from Picasso, Klee, Leger, Giacometti, ...

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

We ended going to this museum as it was part of the Cezanne walk. The museum has a few very nice Cezanne pieces and other artists of this timeframe, but if that is what you are looking for you will be disappointed. The Granet exhibit is the heart of the museum. His pieces are excellent examples of medieval art, and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

One of the attractions of Aix is this museum. They were holding a exhibition of Camion with selections from Cezanne. The self guided audio tour was well done with a vignette provided with each display. While exhibits change, a visit to the museum is a worthwhile stop.

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North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Well worth standing in line to enter and visit. I was very surprised to see visitors taking photographs of the art work including the paintings. This is not allowed in the States.

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We enjoyed the exhibition which brought us to the museum and introduced us to Camion. Even better was the visit to the chapel, where the collection was wonderful and varied. Would highly recommend a visit.

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