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Musee Souleiado

39 rue Proudhon | Tarascon, France
+33 4 90 91 08 80
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Celebrating life

I became interested in this typical brand of the Provence when I discovered that Pablo Picasso was... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Peter D
Antwerp, Belgium
Interesting, but nothing in English

This could have been an interesting although expensive (€7) visit if there had been some... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Melbourne Australia
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“fabric” (7 reviews)
“printing” (3 reviews)
“pattern” (3 reviews)
39 rue Proudhon | Tarascon, France
+33 4 90 91 08 80

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

I became interested in this typical brand of the Provence when I discovered that Pablo Picasso was one of their customers. The museum offers the history of the brand as well as a celebration of life. The vibrant colours and lively patterns are the trademark...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This could have been an interesting although expensive (€7) visit if there had been some information in English. The museum is situated in an old and grand house, there are several rooms devoted to dyes, pattern making and fabrics, however there is NO information available...More

Thank lyn-tony
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We can salute the dedication of the new owners of Souleiado to the glorious Provence tradition of cotton prints and wish them well in their task of reviving the brand. Tarascon can certainly use an economic kick. This beautiful building has been home to a...More

Thank RayAnh72
Reviewed 21 May 2016

A hidden gem in Provence which gives a historical sense and explanation to the place and time and also gives you that "WOW" feeling! Incredibly beautiful designs that are inspired from India and France, all made between 1870 and 1930 that are now used for...More

Thank imagesbelow
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This museum is the history of Provencal fabric and the Souleiado family of fabric printers. The original workshop and many of the block print blocks are still there, as is a startling array of fabric samples, dresses, quilts, and knicknacks from that era. The one...More

Thank fibersong
Reviewed 13 August 2015

OK, it's not the cheapest museum in the world but it is quite a unique one - anyone with an interest in fashion and design will love this place. The museum takes you through the whole history of Souleido (and it is noticeable how many...More

1  Thank ruthrees
Reviewed 30 June 2014

This was quite an unexpected treat. Here they have displays of the textiles and fashions through the ages, and fascinating set ups of how they did the dying and printing of the traditional patterns. There are also some lovely old quilts that are quite unique....More

1  Thank palmpirate
Reviewed 2 May 2014

I was disappointed in this museum because I expected to see much more about the process of printing 'Provencal' fabrics. The brochure states, "You will learn the secrets of fabric making ...". Admittedly my reasonable French wasn't up to understanding all the information displayed but...More

4  Thank GreyPoundLondon
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Yes, you pay 7 euros to go through the museum, and much of the info is in French. But the actual building is quite elegant and the photos of people using the blocks to make the prints, as well as some original clothing and the...More

2  Thank jardinage45
Reviewed 12 October 2011

Interesting museum about traditional French fabrics. The boutique had numerous items of clothing, kitchen/dining fabrics, etc.

1  Thank Pippadude
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susan p
29 May 2016|
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I don't know if there is a book, if there is I would love to buy one. I totally fell in love with the fabrics!