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Reviewed 2 August 2020

This is a silly option, as buying the tickets here online did not help us avoid any queue at all. We were still required to go to the ticket office, show our phone with the online tickets and have one printed to show at the door of the museum. So no point at all. There was no queue At the ticket office anyway, though.
Forget this option, just go!

Date of experience: July 2020
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Nicolas G, General Manager at Fondation Maeght, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2020

Dear visitor, thank you for your comment. There is indeed usually no line at the entrance so online bookings are not really necessary. It is nonetheless a appreciated feature by our visitors who like to plan ahead their visit. We hope you have appreciated your visit regardless of this small issue.

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Reviewed 18 July 2020 via mobile

It’s a collection worth a detour if you are nearby St Paul and are interested in art. The present temporary exhibition was not my favorite (Jacques Monory) but the permanent collection it’s very nice, especially the sculptures, the Giacometti and the very peaceful garden.

Date of experience: July 2020
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Reviewed 13 March 2020

Fond memories brought me to revisit. It is even better than I remembered. The combination of art, sculpture, movement, water, dappled shade and the Provence sun are a true delight.

Date of experience: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 January 2020 via mobile

If you’re a fan of mid century architecture, then the building alone is worth the visit. The grounds and landscaping are also wonderful. There is so much attention to detail, even the doorhandles, exterior lights and garden café furniture were designed by Alberto Giacometti and his brother. There are some wonderful murals and artworks permanently built into the space, and the collection in the garden is a fabulous welcome.

As you’d expect, the 20 century art inside is amazing. The permanent collection is wonderful, and when we visited, the temporary exhibition in that season was Juan Miro, it was beautifully curated and packed to the gills. The natural light flood in the gallery shows all the exhibits off beautifully.

There is a lovely café in the grounds where we had lunch, but you’re a short stroll from Saint Paul de Vence, where you can also eat well and is a lovely ‘must see’ town in the area.

Parking is either in the grounds, and an overspill carpark on the left as you drive up the hill from the village towards the gallery. Worth parking there if you intend to visit both.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 November 2019

You’ll find this modern art museum just outside the village of St-Paul-de-Vence, and it’s well worth seeking out. The collection once belonged to Aime and Marguerite Maegt, art dealers from Cannes. Many of the exhibits are outdoors, so best to visit on a dry day. we particularly liked the courtyard dominated by Giacometti’s slender bronze walking figures; also, don’t miss Miro’s l’Oiseau Lunaire. Another highlight, this time inside, is La Vie, by Chagall. After your visit, head up to St. Paul and visit his grave, in the small cemetery just outside this hill-top town.

Date of experience: October 2019
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