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Surprising find

We were rather later than planned in arriving at the museum. It is a few kilometres away from the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Trausse
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Lancashire,UK
A look into the artist life

Not a big collection, but interesting sketches and small sculptures to give a look into his... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
mercedes n
,
Catalonia, Spain
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Jun 21, 2017
“Unexpectedly closed.”
Oct 2, 2016
“Surprising find”
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is off the beaten track, in the hills above Banyuls, which makes it very disappointing to find it closed for the whole week, for an exhibition to be mounted. We weren't the only visitors to arrive today and yesterday. Not a word on...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were rather later than planned in arriving at the museum. It is a few kilometres away from the town but easy to find. The admission charge was OK and an English language guide sheet provided. The sculptures, sketches and paintings are spread over three...More

Thank Trausse
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Not a big collection, but interesting sketches and small sculptures to give a look into his work. The place is nice to visit.

Thank mercedes n
Reviewed 30 September 2015

wonderful house museum with about 15-20 sculptures remaining in the Maillol's house. one wants to hug them all.

Thank DulceDC
Reviewed 2 May 2015

We are not great sculpture /arts fans but the peaceful ambiance of this very small museum was amazing. We love history and . Maillol's muse was part of WW 2 history on the very spot and helped many to escape to Spain over the mountains....More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Had a pleasant walk to the Musee from Banyuls (a lot further than we expected). Unless you are an admirer of Maillol and his sculpture and paintings however, this museum offers poor value for money. Of all the attractions we visited on this holiday to...More

1  Thank FrankWirral
Reviewed 20 September 2013

We liked the charming house in a charming location, quiet, tranquil. Also the film about Maillol's life in French.

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 14 June 2013

Aristide Maillol was an amazingly sensitive and prolific sculptor and one does not have to travel only Banyuls sur Mer to see his work. We found one in Perth City Art Gallery, Western Australia and a stroll around Les jardins de Tuillerie in Paris offers...More

Thank Ted H
Reviewed 23 November 2012

Situated in the vineyards and olive trees close to Banyuls the small museum is a tribute to Maillol who once lived there. It's a beautiful setting.

Thank pleroma
Reviewed 1 September 2012

We walked to the musee from Banyuls sur Mer (4km, not 10, as stated in the review below) and found the variety of Malliol's work on display modest to say the least. The exhibition was supplimented with a collection of Marilyn Monroe photographic portraits, which...More

2  Thank rostourist
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