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Jacques Brel Cultural Centre

Jacques Brel Cultural Centre Review

The Jacques Brel Cultural Centre is adjacent to the Paul Gauguin Centre and they share a ticket office. The center honors the life of Brel (1929–1978), a Belgian singer and actor that lived in Atuona for several years at the end of his life. Brel's Beachcraft Bonanza plane—which he named Jojo, after a good friend, and one of his most famous songs—is on permanent display. A souvenir market now stands next to the museum.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Atuona, Atuona, Hiva Oa
  • Phone: 92–73–32
  • Cost: $5CFP
  • Hours: Mon.–Thurs. 8–11 and 2–5, Fri. 7:30–2:30, Sat. 8–11
  • Location: Hiva Oa
Updated: 06-22-2011

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