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Paul Gauguin Museum

PK 51, 2 Papeari | Taravao, French Polynesia
(689) 57.10.58
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Tahiti Island Tour Including Venus Point, Taharaa View Point and Vaipahi Gardens
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This museum features the original works and reproductions of the great French artist.
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good16%
  • Average33%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible27%
20 Mar 2017
“it ad great history but was hot and crowded”
2 weeks ago
“No museum nor gallery here”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
PK 51, 2 Papeari | Taravao, French Polynesia
(689) 57.10.58
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This "museum" has been closed since at least 2014 to my knowledge and probably earlier. Even when it was open it only contained a few faded prints of the type you can buy at any print shop around the world. I don't understand why web...More

Thank MaryandTerry2014
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Went to the museum in 1990 on a tour around the world. Took the bus from Papeete to the museum. Well not much to see, very small. Sure explains a bit about his life but I expected to see at least one of his paintings....More

Thank Atittaya V
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We did this as part of our transfer tour to our hotel. I learned some interesting things here, but it was very hot, no air . circulation happening .It was something to do.

1  Thank ttbikerchic
Reviewed 1 December 2016

is closed and no definite tome for reopening. long way to drive to get there from papeete. staff at hotel did not say it was closed

2  Thank 54cmp
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I first visited the museum in Jan. 1970, admission was $.50, while on a business trip. Again visited with my wife in Oct. 2006, admission was $6.50, was looking tacky and had not appeared to have changed in 36 years, Too bad. In 1970 there...More

1  Thank Larry B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

As the title says, it's closed for renovation as of our visit in October 2016. There was no information on the door as to when it is scheduled to reopen.

Thank AGrahamC
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Asked our guide to take us there but he told us it has been closed for almost 4 years. The attached gardens are in poor condition due to lack of maintenance. The 2 Galapagos turtles are still there but sadly, one had his legs injured...More

1  Thank ShilohinBC
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Tahiti brochure that was given to me by the car rental company in Papeete advertises this out of town museum as still operating. It is not. I drove up the lovely curved driveway to find the museum doors padlocked and a 'closed for renovation'...More

Thank EvelynSydney
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Sad to read so many attractions are now closed. having not read these posts, I drove to museum May 10th. It is no longer. A young security guard said the president closed it, removed all art and it's fate unknown. The land is prime real...More

3  Thank Linda A
Reviewed 28 April 2016

It appears that most of the main artefacts have been sent back to France for restoration but the adjacent restaurant is still open for business and seems to cater a lot for coach tours. It enjoys a great position by the water and the interior...More

2  Thank DominicDeBurca
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Hirosato Y
28 April 2017|
Response from BCSheila |
It is closed and apparently is not likely to reopen.