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Address: 30 rue des Marchands, 68000, Colmar, France
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A florid sculptor of the heroic school

He was the sculptor who designed the Statue of Liberty. He lived 1834 to 1904. His works were in a very romantic or heroic style that is dated today but still was very... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Archaeobuff
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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283 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Colmar on a Saturday and it wasn't open. We only got to see the outside with a few statues and placards of information.

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This small museum focuses on Bartholdi and his work. It is of special note to Americans as Bartholdi designed the Statue of Liberty. I would only recommend this museum to those that have a special interest in the works of Bartholdi as it may appear dull to others. This would also be a good day trip for American expats living... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

He was the sculptor who designed the Statue of Liberty. He lived 1834 to 1904. His works were in a very romantic or heroic style that is dated today but still was very interesting. Columbus and then Washington and Lafayette made for further strong connection to American themes. The museum was well presented and well worth visiting but you need... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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233 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This little museum contained odd bits and pieces. The only display in this museum worth viewing was the upside down room. China and other bits are secured to the ceiling. The room was a bit dark, so if you have a light on your camera, it will help you to see the bric-a-brac.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

In Colmar, we visited the Musee Bartholdi, birthplace of Auguste Bartholdi, known best for his sculpture "Liberty Enlightening the World" (ie The Statue of Liberty.) First, let me admit that we didn't get the audio guide. The clerk handed us a sheaf of papers in English. This ended up being an academic guide to Bartholdi rather than a guide to... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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340 reviews
183 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

You never know what discoveries may await you when you travel. I was visiting the famous medieval town of Colmar and walking along its cobblestone streets when, to my great surprise, I came upon a little museum that was dedicated to Bartholdi, the famous sculptor of America's Statue of Liberty. He was born in Colmar and the museum occupies the... More 

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greeley, CO
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391 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Note: the musuem closes for a midday break. The museum shows models of several sculptures that Barthodi did. One display showed how one of his statues went thru several stages - from the crudest clay thru the final product.

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Thank bigtyke
Australia
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710 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This museum is in the family home of Bartholdi who designed USA's Statue of Liberty Some rooms are preserved with period furniture however I consider that there are much more interesting things to do in Colmar. It is way to find due to the statue in front of the building.

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Allentown, PA USA
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I visited this museum on a Sunday afternoon and were entranced by the collection of Bartholdi's sculptures and the models for his sculptures. Because there are many models, photographs, and memorabilia related to the Statue of Liberty, the museum is of special interest to Americans.

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Thank jwm51
Montreal, Canada
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249 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This museum is only for one artist and his life and work but a great one. His creation of the Statue of Liberty was his most noteworthy but his works were many. Faces especially interesting

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