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Musee des Tapisseries

28 Pl des Martyrs de la Resistance, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 23 09 91
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Needs help but tapestries are nice

Go on the free Sunday. Be sure to,notice the courtyard which is converted into a stage and seats... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
MegamomSeattle
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Tapestries Supreme

Small and full of irrelevant and boring costumes for former productions of The Magic Flute, this... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
DrMWH
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor22%
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28 Oct 2017
“Needs help but tapestries are nice”
13 Aug 2017
“Tapestries Supreme ”
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28 Pl des Martyrs de la Resistance, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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+33 4 42 23 09 91
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Go on the free Sunday. Be sure to,notice the courtyard which is converted into a stage and seats for performances.

Thank MegamomSeattle
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Small and full of irrelevant and boring costumes for former productions of The Magic Flute, this museum is a wonderful find for admirers of the historical art of tapestry. Happily, a series on the theme of Don Quixote is wonderfully vibrant and alive with the...More

Thank DrMWH
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The old Archbishop's Palace has been put to good use. It is mind boggling how people used to create such beautiful and labor intensive things. Pop in and see for yourself.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were the only visitors there when we visited and didn't know what to expect. It was well worth the visit. The core of the musee is the wonderful tapestries. There is a series on Don Quixotte - in wonderful condition - and a much...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This museum, kind of hidden away, is beautiful for two reasons. First, to be able to appreciate the talent that went into the tapestries--years of work, and also to appreciate the history depicted in the images.

Thank Dayla S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Wonderful tapestries but not displayed very imaginatively. Just hung on the wall with minimal background information. Could be spectacular. Staff formal and not very helpful. This is the largest residence in Aix and was the Archbishop's house. A lot of potential here but not being...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This museum has about twenty tapestries which were made in mid 1700s and are in good shape. They are worth seeing but we were hoping for more.

Thank jimandcarolstravels
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A small but fascinating museum if you are interested in textiles. The building itself is interesting and we found another exhibition in the foyer which was excellent.

1  Thank kyairi
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We went to the Musee whilst in Aix en Provence. Fortunately it was free entrance. There was no map,of the exhibits, we were simply pointed towards a door. Inside, there were three doors - door 1 went outside, door 2 went to a garden and...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

For the very first time, I was brought to an appreciation of the creative genius and painstaking labour that go into the production of the wonderful tapestries on display. Moving beyond belief.

Thank Alan C
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