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Chateau d'Auvers

Rue de Lery, 95430 Auvers-sur-Oise, France
+33 1 34 48 48 48
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As others have said this is a different chateau experience. Our experience might have been better... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Naples, Florida
Impressionist immersion

A total surprise: this isn't a museum and there are no original paintings. Instead, you're taken on... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Rachel T
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Just 30 minutes outside Paris and 25 minutes from Roissy-CDG Airport, listed on the additional inventory of the historical monuments since 1997, the Château d’Auvers-sur-Oise, property of Val d’Oise department, spread across eight hectares in the heart of the village, where Vincent van Gogh spent the remaining 70 days of his life. Since October 2017, offers from October 2017 a brand-new immersive scenography untitled « Vision Impressionniste », Impressionist vision. The exhibition shows what inspired the Impressionism and its legacy, the artists’ work and on the particular place of Auvers-sur-Oise. Dive into the impressionist painting! It is an immersive, emotional experience. For a really spectacular, unforgettable visit. Furthermore, for the first time, four rooms display the painting and litography collection of the Val d’Oise department. It is a great opportunity to admire major paintings (from Gustave Caillebotte, Claude Monet...).
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Rue de Lery, 95430 Auvers-sur-Oise, France
+33 1 34 48 48 48
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

As others have said this is a different chateau experience. Our experience might have been better if the audio guide had been more in sync with our tour. Good idea that needs some work. Too pricy to not see any real art. The Chateau is...More

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 28 September 2016

A total surprise: this isn't a museum and there are no original paintings. Instead, you're taken on a tour of the places where Impressionism developed its character. You walk from room to room, each one representing a significant milieu for the movement: a Parisian street,...More

1  Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Building could be stunning but had a general untidiness which suggested some neglect, certainly from the outside. I can only comment on the outside as the place was shut, even though it was advertised as open- there were no signs up explaining the closure. Apparently...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 6 July 2016

It was a beautiful sunny afternoon when we visited the Chateau d'Auvers. We didn't enter the Chateau(heard it's not worth paying the tickets to go in), however, we had a wonderful time just walking around and taking photos around the chateau. If you are visiting...More

Thank Elaine F
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Try and make a full day of this trip. Aim to get to the museum around 10.00 then have a leisurely walk around this 'time warp' which takes you through the centuries including 'Haussman's massive changes to Paris' as well as the naissant group of...More

1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 25 April 2016

i was blown away by this, not a single piece of art on the walls yet I studied art throughout the two hours I spent there. I went from watching the can-can, to taking a train ride and everything in between. I had a translation...More

1  Thank fergusonmslyndaf
Reviewed 19 April 2016

when i visited Auvers su Oise the weather not so good. and since Chateau d'Auvers is one of must visit place, i go there to take a look(but don't go inside as quite expensive for me), but the garden is impressive. the maze is beautiful....More

Thank iamface
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Accidently I got here for I passed Gogh's house. But I liked to walk in the garden and look around the surrounding area. Very classy~♡

Thank EuroKor
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This is a lovely adventure to discover how the impressionist movement began and developed. You get to sit and watch a can can show, take the train amidst landscape paintings... it’s very educational. Non French visitors can use translator devices. The downside is the price,...More

1  Thank MarchFrance
Reviewed 25 October 2015

It's easy to see why impressionism masters gathered here...the surroundings are inspirational, the grounds are perfectly manicured and the museum affords a glimpse into the era that brought us such wonderful art. The museum tour is informative, albeit short, and can be skipped if time...More

1  Thank Shari K
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