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Barbizon School Museum (Musee de l'Ecole de Barbizon)

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Address: 92 Grande rue, Barbizon, France
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Private Full-Day Trip to Fontainebleau and Barbizon
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Art lover or not, you should not miss Barbizon and his School Museum. Any second you spend here will be gold for your memories.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2017
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Lieusaint, France
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Lieusaint, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Art lover or not, you should not miss Barbizon and his School Museum. Any second you spend here will be gold for your memories.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Overview of the history of the artist colony at Barbizon. These artists were the precursors of the impressionists. They were renegade thinkers who grew beards: they wanted to paint forest scenery, farm landscapes and working people. The museum used to be an inn mainly frequented by these artists (the Barbizon school). A rather long video gives the explanations and then... More 

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Hastings, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

The museum has been created in the Auberge Ganne, frequented by the group of pre-Impressionnists that are known as the School of Barbizon. I thought the chaotic, friendly atmosphere was conveyed well (and all for 2 euros for us seniors!). My wife wanted even more paintings displayed, and had reservations about the 30 minute video, but I thought that it... More 

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Saffron Walden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

A pleasant half hour waiting for the restaurant to open. Well laid out and clearly labelled. Well worth a visit.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Located in picturesque little Barbizon, this museum nicely outlines the stages of the Barbizon school of art. Well exhibited & represented in their displays and offerings. This is site to learn more about thes important painters....

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

To walk through this quiant village and to be aware of ancient artists frequenting this place is just a blessing to experience the ambience of this village

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Nice little museum in the lovely town of Barbizon. Graffiti on the walls is very interesting. Make sure you stop by Fontainebleau forest where many of them painted and got their inspiration. Very interesting rock formations.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

This village was the centre of 19th century pastoral painting. It is a delightful place to stroll around it has a small museum, lots of galleries and artists and some delightful restaurants

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014 via mobile

Our guide and driver took us to the quaint village of Barbizon today which was great since we had just gone through the Musee d'Orsay two days ago. To see where the Impressionist painters lived, worked, ate and painted on the walls and furniture was very interesting. Many of the paintings are on display. You must go.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

We liked that they try to recreate the history with old furnitures but for a school which host 30 painters, very few amount of paintaing and history to discover

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