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Site Granet XXe, Collection Jean Planque

Rue Marechal Joffre, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 52 88 32
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Wonderfully curated exhibit.

A beautifully, interestingly curated exhibit in perfect surroundings. Charming staff. A place to... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Notmoaning
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London, United Kingdom
Stunning Venue

Small collection. Well curated with descriptions in French and English. Paintings near the glass... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
murmac2017
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Toronto, Canada
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“art gallery” (3 reviews)
“his life” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rue Marechal Joffre, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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+33 4 42 52 88 32
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

A beautifully, interestingly curated exhibit in perfect surroundings. Charming staff. A place to spend worthwhile few hours when in Aix. Would highly recommend.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Small collection. Well curated with descriptions in French and English. Paintings near the glass railings on the upper levels are better viewed from th ground floor. Stunning transformation of a chapel.

Thank murmac2017
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

The site is well located, in an old church, beautifully re-arranged. The collection is rich and diverse and its story is well told. A MUST for art lovers in Aix. Better than the original Granet.

1  Thank Dan R
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

I loved this museum. It’s fascinating to see a collection like this composed by one person. The art and the history of its accumulation was well presented. I liked this a lot more than the large Granet. Free for students!

Thank Lauren M
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We went here for a couple of hours one afternoon of our trip. We split an audio tour for 2 people and it was loud enough for us both to hear. I'd recommend getting the audio tour as most of the descriptions are only in...More

1  Thank ktsimcock
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

A well curated collection of Picasso. And the life of Jean Planque. A lovely location with easy access to the Cours Mirabeau.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We truly enjoyed visiting this museum. The staff was very friendly from the start of our visit. She told us that our entree ticket would also allow us to visit the Granet Museum. After storing our coats with her we were off to explore the...More

1  Thank Diane K
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Great collection of 20th Century art. Interesting story of collector, well put together. Beautiful space in converted church.

Thank newbay415
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The converted chapel is an amazing venue. The high ceilings really extend the room and creates a fantastic space. The collection has many pieces from well known artists. I found the story of Jean Planque, his life and how he built his collection particularly fascinating....More

Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

This XVIIth century church houses a fine collection brought together by the Swiss autodidact art expert Jean Planque. Highlights include a number of Picassos. What makes the museum stand out - other than the collection per se - is the beautiful building restored for the...More

1  Thank Arcoman
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