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Musee du Petit Palais

Place du Palais, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 86 44 58
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Full Day Avignon Private Tour of Pope's Palace and Chateauneuf du Pape from Nice
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Place du Palais, Avignon, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good selection of mainly Italian medieval paintings. No real masterpieces, but the chronological hangings give a good impression of the development from the 13th to the 16th century. You will also be on your own and everything is air-conditioned.

Thank Rolawelt
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited this museum on our last day and it was worth the wait. Although its name suggests its a small museum there is lots of wonderful religious paintings to see. It is very well displayed, our only criticism was that there was not an...More

Thank Theresa P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually skip religious art sections but the visit has changed my opinion about it. Very interesting to see how the painters struggled with perspective and started to work it out, how landscapes got into religious paintings and how it changes your perception actually ☺...More

Thank LenaBen
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Even though it is all religious art the quality is very good and the paintings are clean. Easy to follow the exhibits up and down the various floors.

1  Thank kingofhma
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I am not normally a fan of churchy gothic art but this place was fabulous. They kicked us out at lunchtime but allowed us back in after 2 pm. I can only comment on the art as I skipped everything else. See if you can...More

1  Thank Melody0418
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great collection of fine art. Beautiful building Have very nice lunch there, go early to lunch they run out of some choices

Thank Edward G
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Vast collection, looks like a hoarder's place. The lesser known Venus of Botticelli seems to be the leverage to get people inside. Lovely garden, such a shame that the building itself is not given the focus and the attention it deserves.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 1 June 2017

…..for what was once such an importance cultural centre as Avignon, the predominantly Italian and pre-renaissance collection is the result of several donations, a rambling agglomeration of very second rate works that bear no relationship to the setting or the city. Rather than looking at...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum, and a MUST if you are in Avignon! This is located right next to the Pope's palace and  counts with very interesting pieces of cart starting from the 14th Century.

Thank wanferlust_food
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you are an art lover, then don't miss this lovely museum. For 3 euros each, it is a gem. The collection includes ancient frescoes and building fragments from medieval times, but the highlight is the room of Botticelli paintings including his Virgin and Child,...More

Thank Mischasmum
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