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Ansouis is a city of many treasures, and the Musee Extraordinare is certainly worth a visit. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Delightful and memorable experience, Wes Andersen style

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this lovely little museum. It's extraordinary from many... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ansouis is a city of many treasures, and the Musee Extraordinare is certainly worth a visit. The proprietor is the son of the gentleman who built the museum, and he does not speak much English; however we communicated well enough. The man who built the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 81cathy
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this lovely little museum. It's extraordinary from many perspectives - the large collection of unusual sea-related objects, the combination of those objects with a great range of creative art they inspired in the collector, the tiny undersea grotto area...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2016
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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

Date of experience: July 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2015
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

Date of experience: September 2015
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.

Date of experience: August 2015
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

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Pascale R
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