Musee Granet, Aix-en-Provence

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Musee Granet was opened to the public in 1838, on the property of Saint-Jean-de-Malte. It still shares gardens with the estate of Saint Jean’s church. This mighty structure houses works of art, including paintings by Jean Auguste Dominique and Paul Cezanne, and sculptures depicting pre-Roman settlements north of Aix. Make Musee Granet part of your personalized Aix-en-Provence itinerary using our Aix-en-Provence road trip website.
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  • Next to a lovely church, this museum combines gems of an archeological collection with paintings (incl. Cezanne and Picasso) from several periods incl. a room for works of Giacometti.  more »
  • Knowing we would have only little time (and being in town only this very day), we were a group of 4 looking forward to see Cezanne-paintings when we came there short after 5pm only to experience to...  more »
  • Wonderful collection of art: everything is in perfect condition and really accessible, with no crowds, in comfortable, modern interior. Collection of Musée Granet left a very strong impression on me and I would be happy to come back one day!
  • Fabulous artistic experience. Good quality art from classic to modern. Ingres to Picasso. The extension in an old church is great as well. Good bookshop but lacks a good Cafe!

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