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Musee Cantini

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4 weeks ago
“Not much to see, staff need a crash course in showing a sunny disposition.”
Aug 19, 2018
“Mediocre museum ”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was no indication on the website or when buying tickets that the whole of the upper floor was closed/off limits and so we weren't able to see paintings we had planned to see. Full price, even though the entrance fee is not too costly,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Clare-Marie C
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

It has never happened to me to exit an art museum and feel worse than when I entered. It happened today with Musee Cantini. First, the collection is mediocre, with little to offer to a seasoned art lover. The ground floor is entirely dedicated to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank SashaCT
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in because we discovered that the Burrell exhibit was present and soon to close. Many awesome works from French painters from the mid 1800s; unhurried viewing, up close. Permanent collection includes at least one Cezanne and at least 2 Degas

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jer D
Reviewed August 2, 2017

A nice old villa with a nice but limited choice of early C20 artists on display during this visit – Dufy, Derain, Ernst, Dubuffet, Tapies, no doubt limited by the majority of the space being dedicated to the temporary conceptual exhibition pieces. Nice exterior but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mike B
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Nice little museum. Not a particularly large amount to see but a nice selection. The current exhibit on glass works of art is interesting.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank HelenW3577
Reviewed May 19, 2017

A nice gallery in an old modernised building in the city centre with a mixed collection though mostly modern.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Ivor M
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Le Rêve [The Dream] was in its final week at the Musée Cantini, and we are soooo glad that we were able to catch this excellent exhibit. The curators designed the exposition to carry the visitor through all three levels of their beautiful museum as...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank vincent13520
Reviewed January 10, 2017

We visited this museum when they hosted the "Le Reve" exhibition. The theme of dreams being the source of a fantastic repertoire. Paintings and sculptures can be found on all three stories in this medium sized building. By artists like Margritte, Dali and Picasso. The...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank RaymondPhilippe
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We went to see the new exhibition at this museum after seeing a poster for "Le Rêve" in Aix-en-Provence. The exhibition is spread over 3 massive floors with 7 different sub titles. We were so surprised to see basically all of our favourite artists like...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Magssss777
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Musée Cartini's temporarily exhibition of André Masson on the ground floor room will be lasted till July. These includes his colour drawing works between 1968-83. He was one of the French surrealist artist being exiled to America in war time through the assistance of Varian...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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