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Paul Gauguin Museum - CLOSED

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Apr 7, 2018
“Le musée est fermé depuis des années / it is closed since years”
Jan 6, 2018
“Very disappointed that it is closed!!!”
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This museum features the original works and reproductions of the great French artist.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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PK 51, 2 Papeari | Taravao, French Polynesia
(689) 57.10.58
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

The museum is closed since at least 2015, and not close to any reopening. The place is abandoned, no news exists locally to inform you on its closure. The botanical garden right next to it was also closed late 2017 and early 2018. Hence, deception...More

3  Thank maiwennvs
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Came all the way from New Zealand to find out that the Museum of my favourite artist is closed and won't be open for years, no sign that is indicating what is the reason only 2 people were sitting in the gate which didn't know...More

4  Thank Revital M
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We had visited the museum in 2001 and wanted to see if they had anything extra as it was pretty sparse when we visited last time. This time was even worse as it had closed up and were told by locals that it had been...More

1  Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This "museum" has been closed since at least 2014 to my knowledge and probably earlier. Even when it was open it only contained a few faded prints of the type you can buy at any print shop around the world. I don't understand why web...More

2  Thank MaryandTerry2014
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Went to the museum in 1990 on a tour around the world. Took the bus from Papeete to the museum. Well not much to see, very small. Sure explains a bit about his life but I expected to see at least one of his paintings....More

Thank Atittaya V
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We did this as part of our transfer tour to our hotel. I learned some interesting things here, but it was very hot, no air . circulation happening .It was something to do.

1  Thank ttbikerchic
Reviewed 30 November 2016

is closed and no definite tome for reopening. long way to drive to get there from papeete. staff at hotel did not say it was closed

2  Thank 54cmp
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I first visited the museum in Jan. 1970, admission was $.50, while on a business trip. Again visited with my wife in Oct. 2006, admission was $6.50, was looking tacky and had not appeared to have changed in 36 years, Too bad. In 1970 there...More

1  Thank Larry B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

As the title says, it's closed for renovation as of our visit in October 2016. There was no information on the door as to when it is scheduled to reopen.

Thank AGrahamC
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Asked our guide to take us there but he told us it has been closed for almost 4 years. The attached gardens are in poor condition due to lack of maintenance. The 2 Galapagos turtles are still there but sadly, one had his legs injured...More

1  Thank ShilohinBC
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