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this place has the largest collection in one place of Gauguin's works throughout his different epoques, unfortunately they are all reproductions.
the museum guides you through Gauguin's art history with interesting explanations and quotes
the gardens around are very well kept and there is a...More
We really enjoyed our visit to the Gauguin Museum this week while in Hiva Oa and would highly recommend stopping by for an hour or two. Seeing so many pieces of his work in one location, (even being reproductions) gave a very good representation of...More
The museum is a collection of replicas of the artist's paintings. It also tells the story of the life of Gauguin through a number of articles positioned as you move through the museum. On the grounds of the museum there is also Gauguin's house (hut)...More
We visited three times and eventually got there when was open, our mistake! Worth the visit in my opinion having grown up with my mothers appreciation of Gauguin I found it fascinating. Lots of information to read some only in French but what I found...More
The museum itself is located in the center of Atuona. It has a very complete collection of replicas from Gauguin life and movement.
It is a way to learn more about the artist and his transformation and also help the local site to preserve culture....More
My reason for wanting to visit French Polynesia in the first place, is my deep curiosity about Paul Gauguin.
We finally made it to the cultural Centre and right out of the gate, we had researched that all of the works were replicas of Gauguin...More