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Musee des alpilles

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Nice history of the area

I popped into this museum and enjoyed the displays featuring the old Provencal items. It was fun to... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
emfeAthens_Georgia
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athens, georgia
A great overview of the town history and culture

This was a surprising find. It is a good size museum, walking through the history and culture of... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
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Situe dans le centre historique de Saint-Remy-de-Provence, le musee des Alpilles est installe dans l'hotel Mistral de Mondragon, ancien hotel particulier d'epoque Renaissance. Classe Monument historique depuis 1862, le batiment d'une grande qualite...more
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Place Favier, 13210 Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

We liked this museum, especially the section where old implements and equipment was displayed. It would be great to have more English explanation, though. Glad we popped in.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I popped into this museum and enjoyed the displays featuring the old Provencal items. It was fun to see these historical items and learn how they were used. It is a small museum and was an especially nice respite from the outside heat.

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Musee d, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des alpilles, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Dear EmfeAthens, Thank you for visiting the Musée des Alpilles. Our museum is really worth seing for its history of the Alpilles. We hope to see you again for your next trip in Provence. Best regards

Reviewed 25 June 2018

This was a surprising find. It is a good size museum, walking through the history and culture of Saint Remy. There are temporary exhibits (about sheep when I visited). The building, an old mansion, is also lovely.More

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Musee d, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des alpilles, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Ada B, Thank you for visiting the museum. Actually we have a temporary exhibition about sheep until December 31th but also, on the second and third foor, there are permanent exhibits about Provence. The building was built in the 15th century and the courtyard...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

This is a small provincial museum, so you never know what will be on display. The show on sheep raising was interesting and informative, worth about half an hour. My average rating shouldn't put you off, it's just not the Musee D'Orsay. I love small...More

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Musee d, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des alpilles, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear TripEvalu8, Thank you for your feed back and we hope you'll come back again in our small museum :)

Reviewed 16 September 2017

A good place to visit to learn a bit of local history, and it is also very centrally located. Lots of things to look at, and well worth a visit.

Thank Mich189
Musee d, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des alpilles, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Dear Mich189, Thank you for your visit. We hope to see you again for your next vacation in the region to discover new exhibitions.

Reviewed 29 July 2017

If you are interested in the history of the area it is worth a visit. The exhibition downstairs was only in French so I was worried that the upstairs section would be the same but actually there was information in English as well. It had...More

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Musee d, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des alpilles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear Agsiul2013, Thank you for visiting the Musée des Alpilles. We are sorry for your disappointement about the temporary exhibition Patrem on the first floor. We will try to translate our next temporary exhibitions in english in the future.

Reviewed 11 March 2017

The Town centre becomes congested on the weekend. everybody is out and about. also a good place to try your takkies out.

Thank Pamela J
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Having an hour to spare one Thursday afternoon I decided to go into the Musee des Alpilles. It is housed in a beautiful renaissance mansion in the Place Favier, the most attractive square in St Remy de Provence. There was a temporary exhibition of paintings...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were underwhelmed by what was on offer here. First of all, descriptions were all in French. In each room there were pages that were in other languages, however if someone else had them you were out of luck. Not very inviting place, not very...More

Thank easypeasy2013
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Glorious building right in the centre of town, behind the Church ! Well worth a detour and enjoy a drink on the little square facing the Museum before or after a visit.

Thank QBPhil
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Judy D
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Dear Judy, September 24th is a Monday ans the museum is closed on Monday, maybe you mean September 23th? From May 2d to September 30th, the museum is open on Tuesday to Sunday from 10AM to 6PM. We hope to see you in... More
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Judy D
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Dear Judy, The entry is accessible and you can visit the temporary exhibition on the lobby, the permanent exhibitions on second and third flloor, there is an elevator.
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