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Absolutely charming

This was an unexpected delight, a highlight of our trip to the south of France. A tribute to an... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2016
Chuck W
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Blacksburg, Virginia
Lovely Town, Great Chocolate, Charming Museum

An intimate, very personal museum established and managed by the artist’s daughter whose loving... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2015
Duxburygirl
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Massachusetts
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Mar 10, 2016
“Absolutely charming”
Dec 3, 2015
“Lovely Town, Great Chocolate, Charming Museum”
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Reviewed March 10, 2016

This was an unexpected delight, a highlight of our trip to the south of France. A tribute to an important painter by his daughter, who still oversees the place, it is intimate and personal in a way that few tourist attractions can be. Even the...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2015

An intimate, very personal museum established and managed by the artist’s daughter whose loving devotion to her father and his art is apparent throughout. His paintings of Provence, housed in a restored 16th century building, are charming. The town of Tain-l'Hermitage also contains an important...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2015

This was a highlight of our trip to southern France. What a story and tribute to a father, WW II survivor and artist!

Thank GlennBozz
Reviewed November 1, 2015

Created to honor a family member. Nice out of the way museum with palm tree in courtyard. Paintings abound.

Thank Bach_Minnesota
Reviewed August 20, 2015

Marie has lovingly restored this house to be a museum to display her father's beautiful paintings. Although our guide had to interpret for her one could tell how proud she is of her dad and thrilled that she could share it with us.

2  Thank Susan E
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Celebrating 15th years now which opened by Pierre Palue's daughter, Marie with help of other artists. He lived from 1920-2005. Housed in a 16th century tower built for a rich merchant ithas a spiral staircase. 10,000 visitors come every year from cruise boats to show...More

3  Thank Joyce S
Reviewed July 15, 2015

Gracious lady commemorates her artist father's work and other artists in her marvelously restored medieval house. Artwork displayed

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Reviewed July 13, 2015

A very gracious Marie has created a wonderful tribute to her father, Pierre. The story of Pierre's escape from the Germans was so emotional. This is a 'must see' when in France.

3  Thank Isabelle F
Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Marie Pulau, the artists daughter is carrying on his heritage after his death in 2005. Their are also some Matisse sketches. My tastes go in a different direction, but it was a pleasant stop.

Thank bsorge
Reviewed July 5, 2015

What a pleasant little surprise tucked away on a small side street. Marie Palue has created a most delightful tribute to her father Pierre Plaue in this wonderful home. The home itself is worth the visit as it is hundreds of years old. Marie gave...More

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