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
About Paul Gauguin Museum
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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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
We went to see the museum on our circle island drive only to discover that is closed for renovations. We were told later that all the art displayed are reproductions not original. It seems like a reasonable stop if just touring but not worth a...More