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Granet Museum

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Address: Place Saint Jean de Malte | photo not Granet Museum, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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+33 4 42 52 88 32
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Named after famous local painter François Marius Granet, this museum houses...

Named after famous local painter François Marius Granet, this museum houses a collection of French paintings from the 16th century on.

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Small museum with a great collection

The main collection is nice with very nice cezanne and an awesome collection of pictures and sculptures by Giacometti The gen for me is the planque collection installed in an old... read more

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Dany H
Jerusalem, Israel
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toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
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Great collection wonderfully displayed . This is an art gallery at its best..approachable and well presented.

Thank Jon D
Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main collection is nice with very nice cezanne and an awesome collection of pictures and sculptures by Giacometti The gen for me is the planque collection installed in an old church Not only this collection is of very high quality but the building is georgeous

Thank Dany H
Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cezanne, Klee, Rubens, Picasso, Graziani, Giacometti, Mondrian, Rembrandt, Granet, Planque....so many world-famous artists masterpieces are currently exhibited in Museum Granet & I do not believe there`s better invitation person can get.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

A marvellous collection of work principally by Cezanne's and Giacometti, but you'll also find Mondrian,Klee and others. Also great collection 19th century statuary

Thank JR958
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

As others have noted, this is the best museum in the Provence area we were in. Museum was in great condition, and pieces were displayed beautifully. Its not a very big museum, so its manageable quite quickly. A sister museum in the chapelle granet is part of the entrance fee, and students enter free.

Thank Drew B
Jackson, Mississippi
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Mr Granet was a fine artist so you will see his work in the permanent collection as well as understand the name of the museum. The museum is considered by many as 'the home' of Cézanne because their holdings of his works and documents is so extensive. In 2006, a renovated Granet hosted the centennial celebration marking Cézanne's death. In... More 

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Enjoyed our visit to both of the sites - very manageable museum for an afternoon visit with wonderful exhibits.

Thank Barbara H
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Came to Aix-en-Provence from Marseille just for a day trip, luckily this museum was opened (some reviews said the museum closed without notice), love the paintings and sculptures, worth a visit. I paid 5.5 euro and got tickets for both Granet Museum and Granet XXe, that was lovely!

Thank muizii
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Granet is worth a visit and has a great array or paintings and sculptures. The sculpture room in particularly interesting. The Cezanne exhibit was a little disappointing given it is a bit small with only a handful of paintings. The gallery is easy to get around and well sign posted. Be aware that it does not open until midday

Thank Noel W
Divonne-les-Bains, France
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The scenery is just great and the paintings exhibited there are worth the detour . This is definitely a must visit for art lovers

Thank Duramyjl

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