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Musee Fesch

Closed Now: 9:15 am - 12:15 pm, 2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Open today: 9:15 am - 12:15 pm, 2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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Nice little museum

The artworks within the Musee Fesch are never going to set the world on fire but it is a pleasant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Holds its own against larger galleries in Europe

The Musee Fesch houses a very large collection of paintings mainly from 17th and 18th Centuries... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A small museum with a fine collection of Renaissance paintings: a must-see for the avid art lover.
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50 rue du Cardinal Fesch, 20000 Ajaccio, Communaute d'Agglomeration du Pays Ajaccien, Corsica, France
+33 4 95 21 48 17
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The artworks within the Musee Fesch are never going to set the world on fire but it is a pleasant museum in a lovely building. A nice way to spend an hour out of the sun on a hot day

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Musee Fesch houses a very large collection of paintings mainly from 17th and 18th Centuries assembled by half uncle of Napoleon, Cardinal Fesch. Therefore a lot of them are religious but that does not mean you have to be religious to appreciate them. Most...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting museum of art in centre of Ajaccio. Great way to spend a few hours to appreciate the many paintings on display.

Thank Anita Margaret J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nicely laid out, airy museum, it has some important works although it's not that easy to find things. We're not art buffs so just had a gentle stroll around. Your entry ticket includes access to the adjoined imperial chapel where Napoleon is...More

Thank Kate J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok museum of XIV - XIX C art - the cardinal's taste is kinda focused on a religious theme. Having seen the big European collections, it is surprising how many of these works are quite bland.For EUR 8 it is ok and worth 1 hr.

Thank CauponaConsul
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Before visiting Ajaccio I did not know that Cardibal Fesch had made the most amazing collection of pictures housed in this fine palace. Ajacciomis a littke place, but this collection is huge and reallybinteresting. Lots of links to the Bonaparte clan. Gonto see it!

Thank Tessa C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We visited here and were very impressed with the collection of very early paintings. This was about the only recommended cultural site that was open on a Sunday. One of the curators who spoke very little English was very keen for us to see his...More

Thank SusieQ008
Reviewed 5 July 2018

One of the better mid range art museums in Europe. Mostly non-name painters but there are many paintings and many are very good. We went to Ajaccio primarily to see the are museum. Glad we did.

Thank WorldTraveler919
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

The museum has three floors of paintings and sculptures, two of these are generic but the ground floor is focused on Napoleon and his family. The ground floor is by far the most interesting. The upper two floors are ok, but could be any gallery...More

Thank niceguy1966
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

To me, the more I learnt as I went, the more I appreciated the significance and excellence of this collection of paintings - allow the time to really examine the works, read about the artist and get a good grip on why and how the...More

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6 September 2016|
Response from IrmaV | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I really don't know the answer to this. I didn't see any wheelchairs but that doesn't mean anything. I also didn't see elevators, but probably there is one. The museum entry is on street level. I would see if the... More
6 September 2016|
Response from carolina30 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry that I can not be sure of the accessibility. You would need to address this question directly to the museum.