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Address: 28 Pl des Martyrs de la Resistance, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
Phone Number: 33 4 42 23 09 91
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Dark and unexciting

I am an avid tapestry aficionado and I even I found this exhibition boring. Most of the rooms are not lit very well and those that are at least somewhat more impressive. The fee... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2014
dkFiona
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Seattle, Washington
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

A small but fascinating museum if you are interested in textiles. The building itself is interesting and we found another exhibition in the foyer which was excellent.

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Beaumaris, Australia
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Musee whilst in Aix en Provence. Fortunately it was free entrance. There was no map,of the exhibits, we were simply pointed towards a door. Inside, there were three doors - door 1 went outside, door 2 went to a garden and door 3 went upstairs to four or five rooms of exhibits. The Line of sight... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

For the very first time, I was brought to an appreciation of the creative genius and painstaking labour that go into the production of the wonderful tapestries on display. Moving beyond belief.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

If I say tapestry and you say, "Oh, I loved the Cluny!" then I must sadly tell you to put those ideas out of your head. The odd assortment of tapestry here from the 17th and 18th centuries is not the stuff Clunies are made of. The fee is a modest 3.5 Euros and the architecture has some charm, but... More 

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Thank OftenTraveling1066
London
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123 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

This museum is full of surprises with works from the great artists which unexpectedly turn up in its galleries. Highly recommended.

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Mount Tabor, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This Museum was interesting in itself like so many old buildings in France. It also displayed amusing and interesting tapestries from Don Quixote's travels as well as other excellent art and depictions of musical scenes. Dogs seem to be in so many of these pictures and scenes!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Wonderful tapestries from the 17th and 18th centuries - amazing they are still so vibrant and beautiful. The Place des Martyrs is also a lovely little square to enjoy. There was some work being done there for new shops and cafe when we were there.

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Brussels
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Well, I agree with most of the other reviews about this place ...it's pretty bad. The tapestries in Brussels, where I live, are far better. There was also a temporary exhibition of photographs here but my friend and I both though they were awful. The guy at the ticket counter was really friendly though. A teacher's card or press pass... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I am an avid tapestry aficionado and I even I found this exhibition boring. Most of the rooms are not lit very well and those that are at least somewhat more impressive. The fee to get in is 3,50 euros and not really worth it in my opinion unless you really have never seen a woven tapestry before-these are old... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Nice exhibits but so hot we didn't stay. An occasional fan made a pathetic attempt to move some air. Too bad because the exhibits were interesting. Pick a cool day to go!

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