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Espace Georges Brassens

Closed Now: 09:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 18:00
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A French poet and singer

Interesting if you are interested in poetry, music and reflections on everyday French life. Better... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christian N
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Paris, France
Excellent museum

I knew very little about George Brassens before going here. It was a great homage to a French hero... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Bernard O
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67 boulevard Camille Blanc, 34200 Sete, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting if you are interested in poetry, music and reflections on everyday French life. Better if you understand French language and a bit more... An audio guide in English (and other languages) is provided An excellent concept and presentation of Georges Brassens

Thank Christian N
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Lovely place, very interesting exhibition explaining his career accompanied with many of his songs changing all over the place, according to writings and pictures.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

I knew very little about George Brassens before going here. It was a great homage to a French hero but done in a hugely warm and personal way

1  Thank Bernard O
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A well organised museum giving a good introduction to the work of GB. Listening device with English commentary helped a lot in my case! By the end of the maybe 90 minutes walk through you are ready to see the video of his retirement concert....More

2  Thank petmarscrims
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Even if you're not a French speaker but perhaps a student of poetry then this museum is well worth a visit. Well laid out and with an English audio guide, you'll discover what helped create this poetic genius.

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Number 3 bus goes both to the Espace Georges Brassens and to the cemetery where he is buried. The exhibition is multi media with headsets to hear the music of Brassens and commentary from him and friends. No cafe at the espace, but toilets and...More

1  Thank rosie1112017
Reviewed 4 November 2016

If you are either a fan of creative and cultural music, and/or of Georges Brassens himself, then this museum is for you. The audio guide can be changed over to English so the narrations are translated for the most part. I would have given the...More

Thank Chip1701
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This little museum enjoys well organised facilities . Our generation ( 60+) can go back to past times with great interest and ...even nostalgia thanks to a well structured exhibition . Georges Brassens is a singular artist, poet composer and musician . An icon of...More

Thank Pierre T
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting and informative about someone loved in France but perhaps not as well known outside the country. You might spend anywhere between a half-hour and two hours there.

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Sete is proud of George Brassens-he was born there. And they should be! This interesting style of museum-self guided walk through different areas listening with headphones in different languages. It goes through his life, early career, and explanation in his words of how and why...More

Thank Paula V
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