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Closed for renovations until 2013+

Closed for renovations until 2013-14. Can only see the outside of the building as you pass by in... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2012
Vancouver, Canada
Discover more about Provencale life

This unassuming museum gives you a fascinating insight into provencale life in the early 1900s. It... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2008
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1 Aug 2017
“Not open til 2019”
16 Mar 2015
“Beautiful, Surprising Museum of French Artists”
Open since 1904, this museum documents the social and cultural life of the region's citizens at the turn of the 20th century.
29 rue de la Republique, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 96 08 23
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

I was told by my guide this was a 16 th century private mansion. It is closed and being renovated to be an "ethnographical museum " for Provençal tradition.

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Reviewed 17 March 2015

We were in Arles, and my friend had been on this tour before, where you can buy a ticket to see 4 historic and/or artistic locations in the city. Museon Arlaten was one of them. I was surprised to see every kind of art, sculptures,...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2013

This museum is closed for renovations. Our option was to go to the Musee de la Camargue. I cannot tell you the differences are between the two places but the Musee de la Camargue was worth the stop if you have a car.It illustrated the...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2012

Closed for renovations until 2013-14. Can only see the outside of the building as you pass by in the street

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Reviewed 23 February 2012

Not my special period, but very interesting to see. Everyday objects from 19th century Provence.

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Reviewed 27 November 2008

This museum concentrates on the folk traditions of Arles and the surrounding area. Built around a courtyard which contains some remains of the Roman forum, it has tableaux of Arlesian life and exhibits of folk artefacts connected with Arles and the surrounding area, pictures -...More

2  Thank Ballymackeonan
Reviewed 25 September 2008

This unassuming museum gives you a fascinating insight into provencale life in the early 1900s. It is an ethnographic collection gathered by Nobel Laureate Frederic Mistral who spent his Nobel money collecting anything he thought would be of interest in documenting the daily lives of...More

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