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Ancient wonders

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

Reviewed October 9, 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 June 27, 2017
spandl2017
,
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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9 Oct 2017
“Ancient wonders”
27 Jun 2017
“lots of fun”
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rue du Vieux Moulin, 84240 Ansouis, France
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

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

Thank phylliseg
Reviewed June 27, 2017

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

Thank spandl2017
Reviewed August 23, 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

1  Thank RHofBath
Reviewed July 14, 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
Reviewed October 18, 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
Reviewed September 2, 2015

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

Thank JustinTA25
Reviewed August 14, 2015

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

Thank Coni_12
Reviewed May 27, 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
Reviewed August 6, 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
Reviewed September 20, 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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