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Musee du Bijou et du Costume Provencal

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Too bad that the beautiful city of Grasse as it was known 20 years ago doesn't exist anymore :( Now... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
soinic
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Lux.
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Small but sweet museum

We were 4 adults and 1 child and visited in August. Lovely costumes, very well made with lots of... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Antares2312
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Island of Malta, Malta
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“Entry through the (Fragonard) gift shop!”
11 Aug 2018
“Beautiful and good for fast visit”
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Former residence of the Marquise de Cabris, sister of Mirabeau, the mansion of Clapier-Cabris houses the Provencal Museum of Costume and Jewel since 1997. Patiently assembled by Helene Costa, the exceptional private collection of the museum is...more
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2 rue Jean Ossola, 06130, Grasse, France
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+33 4 97 05 58 00
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A very strange place, accessed through the Fragonard shop. It was FOC, only in French. Ladies costumes well displayed but most paintings not labelled so no idea why they were there. Whole place was gloomy and dark; couldn’t see one display of jewellery because there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful collection. All nicely presented. Clear explanations. 30-45min are sufficient to learn a lot.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Too bad that the beautiful city of Grasse as it was known 20 years ago doesn't exist anymore :( Now it's a dirty and run down place where many shops and restaurants are closed and "for sale/to let"!! But this little museum will make you...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank soinic
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It's a small museum, tucked away on a side street, but so worth a visit! The display of clothing and personal items is exquisite. We savored every moment there and highly recommend a visit. Fabulous place.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were 4 adults and 1 child and visited in August. Lovely costumes, very well made with lots of details. There is also some jewellery which my 8 year old daughter loved to see, even though I had to pick her up and hold her...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

This small but interesting museum is a nice break from the perfumeries. I'll highly recommend it if you have 30min to spare and is interested in the evolution of women's dresses in the 19th century in the region. The small collection of lace is very...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This small, free, museum virtually next to the Fragonard Perfumery factory is housed on the upper floor of a villa. It is a collection of eighteenth and nineteenth century ladies traditional costumes from the locality (the local Provence region). These are mainly displayed on tailors...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

My husband and I both enjoyed the house and its contents. I had an opportunity to speak to a museum employee for awhile about the history of the house, changes to it over time, and also some of the items on display. The textiles are...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Montine2012
Reviewed 10 May 2016

really good view on the local history in bijou and costume gives you a sense of provence. nice collection and very interesting

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Estelle F
Reviewed 20 April 2015

If you like history, or fashion this is a must see. It is the history of local fashion! Very short but worth a stop

Date of experience: August 2014
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