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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Museum

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Tiny museum dedicated to CRM's life in France

This is one of three tiny museums in the region which throw light on the last years of CRM's life... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
PeBenson
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Bath, United Kingdom
Lovingly recreated home

Many people will look at Macintosh’s work and think of Frank Lloyd Wright, but Macintosh is... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
MarinaMay
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Mahopac Falls, New York
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Avenue Vauban, 66660 Port-Vendres, France
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is one of three tiny museums in the region which throw light on the last years of CRM's life, which he lived with his wife Margaret MacDonald mostly in Port Vendres. It consists of two small rooms filled with reproductions of his paintings, photographs,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

We would like to have seen the Charles Rennie Mackintosh exhibition in Port-Vendres, and the delightful couple running the gallery upstairs would like us to have been able to see it, but sadly the Tourist Office, who are responsible for the exhibition, had not bothered...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Many people will look at Macintosh’s work and think of Frank Lloyd Wright, but Macintosh is actually earlier and a well documented influence on Wright. Unfortunately, an economic downturn prevented him from being as productive. His home has been recreated in loving detail and is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MarinaMay
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We called into the CRM museum hoping to view the gardens - only to find that they are just open on a couple of afternoons a week which did not coincide with our visit. However, it is a beautiful gallery building which had other artwork...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely collection of his work while living in Port Vendres and your are struck by the joy and light and colours of his work with the contrast of his former life living in the industrial gloom of Glasgow . The female attendant was very helpful...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

This small museum tells the story of the last years of Charles Rennie Mackintosh after he had moved to the South of France following his successful and better known career as an architect. It is a phase of his life unknown to many who may...More

Date of experience: May 2015
5  Thank 2J66
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AnneLouise228
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Response from PeBenson | Reviewed this property |
As Scotgo says, You should phone the tourist information office in Port Vendre. The museum has odd opening times, and they will advise you.
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