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Musee Extraordinaire

rue du Vieux Moulin, 84240 Ansouis, France
+33 4 90 09 82 64
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Ancient wonders

A small, family-run museum, filled with ancient wonders retrieved from countless diving... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
phylliseg
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New York City, New York
lots of fun

quirky museum features collections from undersea dives and the founder's arts reflecting his... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
spandl2017
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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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“quirky museum” (2 reviews)
“family run” (2 reviews)
“artist” (3 reviews)
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rue du Vieux Moulin, 84240 Ansouis, France
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+33 4 90 09 82 64
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

A small, family-run museum, filled with ancient wonders retrieved from countless diving expeditions, will give you much to think about.

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

quirky museum features collections from undersea dives and the founder's arts reflecting his travels. now run by his daughter and her husband.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

One man's very full life in a museum - diver, ceramicist, artist and collector of the weird and wonderful. Definitely worth a visit. Suspend your expectation of the ordinary

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

When you get there you are welcomed by the daughter of the museum curator. The museum is full of beautiful painting and interesting things. The daughter follows you round telling you about everything as without her you wouldn't know as much. The prices are really...More

Thank Freya S
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

This family owned family run Musee houses a personal collection of marine life, painting and pottery. The original collector was a scuba diver and traveled the globe collecting marine life, shells and the like. The artistic approach reminded my of Gaudi. The whole place is...More

Thank Jennifer T
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Weird, simplistic, vibrant but most of all authentic. Go visit if you are in Ansouis, But go with an open mind

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Reviewed 14 August 2015

This museum offers a journey to an artistic view of the sea. It reveals a very creative consistent approach.

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Reviewed 27 May 2014

Being a local, I take friends around, and I always recommend stopping there for an incredible view if that the world has to offer, and also how one man could put this all together with a wish to share to the public. Badly lit, dusty,...More

Thank Pascale R
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

Ansouis is a must see stop on your trip to Provence. Beautiful village and this little gem is a rare find. We went on Sunday, when almost nothing in France is open. The artist/diver passed away, but his memory is very much alive by way...More

2  Thank Christina F
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Reviewed 20 September 2011

in a tiny, cute village in provence, a man created a museum in a house opposite where he lived for his own art. Georges Mazoyer, a keen amateur snorkeler, created the 'musee extraordinaire' to show off his paintings and ceramics depictions of undersea marvels, mixing...More

3  Thank nicktrash
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