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A Good Museum, Not a Great Museum.

Like most Museums in Aix, Caumont is nice but it is not great. The Marc Chagall collection is the... read more

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Snorkelbear
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Jackson, New Hampshire
Art, historic architecture, café

Beautifully renovated historic residence and gardens, houses a permanent film on Paul Cezanne (to... read more

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LF127
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Paris, France
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Just a few steps from the Cours Mirabeau, a new Arts Centre is opening its doors in the Hotel de Caumont, a fully restored private mansion from the 18th century. Two major temporary exhibitions per year dedicated to great names in the history of...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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3 rue Joseph Cabassol, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Reviewed yesterday

Like most Museums in Aix, Caumont is nice but it is not great. The Marc Chagall collection is the dominant part of the collection. It is lovely but, not going to impress most art lovers. The rest of the collection is un-impressive. The best part...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Snorkelbear
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautifully renovated historic residence and gardens, houses a permanent film on Paul Cezanne (to see before visiting his workshop) and temporary exhibits and a café restaurant with light fare in the lovely renovated historic salons. The Chagall exhibit brought together beautiful works and was well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Regardless of what’s showing in the Chaumont the house itself is an exquisite example of la belle vie and any visit should include lunch in its charming enclosed garden. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 175Franglais
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chagall's iconography, which i know, but here it took me some time to get used to. And, even if the exhibition was very crowded, i got into it and was simply amazed and spent quite some time there. the fact to start from his black...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank reseba2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the Chagall exhibit which shows his evolution in using color, and a lot of the scenery based work. The collection was well presented and documented. The Hotel de Caumont is a beautiful building too with 2 rooms illustrating how the owners lived in luxurious...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the unique and unexpected Chagall Exhibition in Aix. incredible!!! Beautiful building. Nice tea room and sore too. Cute movie about Cezanne's life

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Great place with great cafe close to Mirabeau- definately worth a visit and stroll around the Mazarin area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TJ178
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum and so happy we did. I have a limit of one museum a day when on vacation and usually run out of time due to issues with standing. This museum is in old Aix and well worth the time. I like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Old restored mansion in the Mazarin Quarter with temporary exhibitions. Nice to see how the well-heeled lived in 18th C.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cando
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

This museum is fascinating in that they will take over the entire facility for an exhibit. The current show on Marc Chagall is beautifully curated. Beyond the art work making this museum special are the building and grounds. The outdoor space with a small but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carolyn C
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We walked from an underground car park.
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It's not a hotel. I know the name is confusing. If you want a nice hotel in Aix-en-Provence, there are plenty of top class choices!
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You can park in these two nearest parking : • Le parking Migniet • Le parking Rotonde
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