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Musee de Pont-Aven

Pl. de l'Hotel-de-Ville, Pont-Aven, France
+33 2 98 06 14 43
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A Little Gem

I completely agree with the positive reviews posted. My husband and I just returned from a trip to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
loratoraalso
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Seaford, Delaware
Building more interesting than the art

There are two main exhibition spaces one for temporary shows and the other for the permanent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
quantockm
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average14%
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Pl. de l'Hotel-de-Ville, Pont-Aven, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I completely agree with the positive reviews posted. My husband and I just returned from a trip to Normandy and Brittany and spent some time in Pont Aven. This museum is well organized, the entrance fee is reasonably priced and the audio guide is excellent.

Thank loratoraalso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are two main exhibition spaces one for temporary shows and the other for the permanent collection. When we visited the temporary show was interesting but not outstanding. The permanent collection tries to link many of the artists who stayed in Pont Aven with Gauguin...More

Thank quantockm
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Small in size but beautifully presented and curated. Third floor holds permanent collection with works of the Pont Aven school. Excellent English translation, in audioguide and in the galleries. Second floor has temporary exhibit which in our case was of some wonderful works by lesser...More

Thank ParisWanderlust
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting Pont Aven for many years and were delighted on this occasion to be able to visit and appreciate this new museum; the building itself is a modern construction of metal, glass and wood over 3 levels with plenty of light and...More

Thank GCR484
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I had expected more from this museum. It contains a nice collection of artists that have a link with Pont-Aven, but I missed some more work from Gauguin.

Thank Koen67
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Managed to ditch the children with a friend for the day (this gallery would not suite young children) so decided to visit the Musee de Pont-Aven. A very nice collection of art, informative multi lingual audio guide (actually a touch too informative in my view),...More

Thank RickyBolt
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this museum. Provided some insight into several artists' relationships and development. Recommend this stip

Thank Amir A
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum while spending the day in Pont Aven. The special exhibit on Modern Art in Brittany was outstanding and the permanent collection was also well worth the visit. Was highly impressed with the quality of this museum in such a small town.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Nearly everyone visiting Pont Aven is aware of the famous art colony here in the late 1800s to early 1900s. Few local museums demonstrate the quality, scope and intelligence of the exhibits housed in this well lit and well constructed venue. Whether you have a...More

Thank ulysses4
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Most people visiting the town have a passing interest in the historical art colony. The recently reopened art museum does a superb job of describing and illustrating the magnificent painting which were born or conceived here. Many museums are a hodgepodge of collections. This one...More

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