Maison Auberge de van Gogh (Auberge Ravoux), Auvers-sur-Oise

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#3 of 14 in Museums in Val-d'Oise
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  • €6 for even an empty room it's expensive. Luckily the room was refurnished with antique furniture to better realize. The guide is quite clear and recounts the last weeks of Van Gogh. The video then on landscapes of Auvers is irrelevant in my opinion.
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  • Certainly it n there is not much to see. We do a trade in this period of his life a bit expensive however it remains touching and written explanations as L can read before the visit worth the pretty little village. It's still a nice pleasant walk also for children
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  • Come this Sunday visit places! € 6 no student ok rate. The visit would start immediately and disappointment we have of the pray the good lady want to translate what she had just said in English as we were a minority of french. She told a shortened version of the explanations in English and most haughty! A gentleman pointing out that she told one point in English and not french was told ha bah "you see not translate if you understand everything!". Anyway shame to this attitude would have had better make a start in french then a start in English that would have saved us a useless explanation in English as wait English-speaking people who have waited for explanations in french in a room of 7 m 2. Otherwise interesting place to familiarize themselves with the life and the last moments of the painter in a home been affected since all these years in a village of the cutest!
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  • Worth to watch Van Gogh's last place where he used to live if you really like Van Gogh's masterpieces.
  • L'auberge Ravoux is a delightful visit. Before visiting the auberge, my advise to you is: Take the walking tour around the village. This walk will take you to the church, cemetery and wheatfields and you'll "see" the paintings. In Van Gogh's room, you'll find nothing, but you can imagine him being there. There is also a nice video afterwards. The only reason for the 4 star review is the price of the tour. It's 6 euro, a bit steep for what you'll get.
  • A Dream place for any admirer or fan of Van Gogh to go see the room Vincent spent the last seven months of his life in... but Beware they Absolutely Do Not allow you to photograph or video record the room for some reason.
  • I much-anticipated visiting this landmark. When I arrived I was mostly spellbound. The building and decor have been masterfully crafted to reflect the same decor from the late 1800s. The meals that my family and I enjoyed were impeccable. Beautiful presentation and delicious. The absinthe ice cream was perfect. I highly recommend dining in the café as you also plan your tour of Vincent van Gogh's bedroom. The video that was shown before the tour was Beautiful, heartwarming, and emotionally moving. It certainly was the best way to introduce others to the man and his work if any visitor is unfamiliar with this artist. We were escorted in small groups up a tiny stairwell and through a couple of rooms before we entered Vincent's room. There is but one chair in his room. To me, a fan of the man and artist, I understood the deep intention of a single chair. Some visitors are offended at paying to tour and see one chair. But if you are familiar with Vincent's story you are deeply moved and understand the significance and symbolism. The upstairs, including his room, have been painstakingly preserved, exactly as it was when Vincent lived there. (So if you are bored or aghast at very simple primitive living conditions you will be disappointed. There are many ornate French chateaus for that. You will feel as though you wasted your time and your money.) This was all that Vincent could afford. And it is cleverly captured in the simplicity of this place. Our tour guide spoke broken English and offered only highlights of the history. I would love to sit with the man who restored this building and talk at length with him. It was a pleasure to meet him, and enjoyed his introduction to his profound project and love of Van Gogh. This place is an education not only of an artist but also of the heart and spirit of the man. I highly recommend going. And truthfully I yearn to return.
  • Only chair is kept in the room that gogh lived last time. There were nothing other than the chair. Nobody explained about that chair. Admission fee 6Euro was too expensive.

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