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Interesting

Not much to visit in St Denis and this Museum is a nice exception. The house itself is interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
JMGeneva
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Dearly loved museum

The Museum is located in a small palace in St. Denis, not far from the State Gardens. It used to be... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
periandro
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Luxembourg
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“Totally surprised by the quality of these exhibits”
1 Oct 2017
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28, rue de Paris, Saint-Denis 97400, Reunion Island
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Museum is located in a small palace in St. Denis, not far from the State Gardens. It used to be the Episcopal see. It was built in neoclassical style. The building was restored in 1960 and unfortunately only the façade was preserved. It’s a...More

1  Thank periandro
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Reviewed 18 June 2015

Housed in a restored Creole house, this museum has a number of interesting paintings by local artists. The paintings are of various subjects (local and foreign) and displayed beautifully. It doesn't take long to wander through. More placards and explanations would have been helpful.

1  Thank dmittleman
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

This museum has many Impressionist paintings collected by the same man who collected the big names you've heard of. These artists are lesser-known, but to my eye matched the quality and methods of the well-known Impressionists. I guess relative fame was sorted out later.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Not much to visit in St Denis and this Museum is a nice exception. The house itself is interesting. The small permanent exhibition have a few nice pieces and the temporary exhibition on display during our visit allowed to learn about the early exploration of...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Museum is located in a small palace in St. Denis, not far from the State Gardens. It used to be the Episcopal see. It was built in neoclassical style. The building was restored in 1960 and unfortunately only the façade was preserved. It’s a...More

1  Thank periandro
Reviewed 3 March 2017

the temporary exposition on some impressionists is interesting. A bit small but learnfull comments are provided here and there

Thank PaulCroughs
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This museum is well worth the small entry fee of 2 Euros. It contains principally modern European art, including some artists from La Réunion as well as the collections of some art connoisseurs from La Réunion. It is an excellent respite from the bustle of...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2015

you will find some nice pictures and some from very well knowned painters just try to have a little time for it

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Reviewed 18 June 2015

Housed in a restored Creole house, this museum has a number of interesting paintings by local artists. The paintings are of various subjects (local and foreign) and displayed beautifully. It doesn't take long to wander through. More placards and explanations would have been helpful.

1  Thank dmittleman
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