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Le Musee de la Tapisserie- MOVED

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Very interesting

A great museum telling the history of tapestry making in Aubusson. It demonstrates how a tapestry... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
AnitaLyons
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London, United Kingdom
Well wort a visit.

A good museum with a wide range of tapestries both traditional and modern on view and the... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2015
mover625
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Poole, United Kingdom
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6 Sep 2017
“Very interesting”
15 Jul 2016
“Interesting and beautiful”
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The Cité internationale de la tapisserie opens in summer 2016 in Aubusson (Creuse, France). The building of the former National School of Decorative Art in Aubusson has been entirely rehabilitated by Terreneuve architecture studio (Paris). The main...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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16 avenue des Lissiers, 23200 Aubusson, France
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+33 5 55 66 66 66
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

A great museum telling the history of tapestry making in Aubusson. It demonstrates how a tapestry is made from design, cartoon to the end product. The only negative thing was I wished they had some translations into English.

Thank AnitaLyons
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Brand new museum with tapisseries from different times, ranging from Middle Ages to now. Interesting to see some pieces from George Braque and other leading artists. Young and enthusiastic guides offer their knowledge very helpful . Also iPads all over the place with info and...More

Thank Cloklo
Reviewed 7 June 2015

my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the muse and want to return in a couple of years when the new museum opens, the exhibition included an interesting range to tapestries, the young man on reception was very helpful

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Reviewed 30 May 2015

very interesting and something to do is a small town such a Aubusson, I enjoy it very much and is nice to learn about it

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Reviewed 14 March 2015

A good museum with a wide range of tapestries both traditional and modern on view and the possibility to see tapestries being made. Very interesting.

Thank mover625
Reviewed 30 November 2014

This museum displays both old and new tapistries from the area. It was interesting to walk through and see how designs have changed over the ages. If you are interested in tapistries, I would recommend a visit.

Thank likebeach
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Assuming that you are already interested in tapestry and tapestries, this small but well tended collection of tapestries and looms etc is well worth a visit. It helps to speak/read French as there are (in winter at least) no staff within the exhibition to ask...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 6 November 2014

All the labels and explanations were in french (not a problem for us) but we were given a four page detailed explanation in English. The exhibition is housed in the former National School of Decorative Arts, recognised by Unesco, and will be in it's newly...More

Thank Margaret H
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