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Interesting mix - well laid out

This is a relatively small collection compared to some places I've been, but none the worse for... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Marie P
Leeds, United Kingdom
Art in Mecieval Age.

For a relatively small museum in a provincial town, the collection of paintings was impressive... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Nasir I
Porto Banus, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a disappointing visit to the new town in Carcassonne this museum saved the day. It’s a pleasing, airy gem in a lovely location. The collection of mostly French paintings from the 19C to present day is interesting rather than spectacular but it’s free and...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This is a relatively small collection compared to some places I've been, but none the worse for that. You are not overwhelmed by masses of pictures and left wondering if you've missed something. It's well laid out in sections - modern/20th century, 19th C, and...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

not a lot here but free and staff very friendly. so, worth a visit if you are in Carcassonne for a few days

Thank Seefelder
Reviewed 15 April 2018

For a relatively small museum in a provincial town, the collection of paintings was impressive. Most of the paintings were from the regional artists. Some of the portraits ( oil on Canvass ) were superb. To my surprise all the paintings were not of religious...More

Thank Nasir I
Reviewed 1 November 2017

An interesting exhibition of local artists. I particularly focused on paintings linked with the history of Carcassone.

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Well worth a visit if you are in Carcassonne. We are frequent visitors to the city and somehow always missed opening time! Today we visited and had a very good experience. As other reviewers have mentioned, it isn't big but nevertheless holds a good range...More

Thank MRB01
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful wee collection of fine art including sculpture and painting. Definitely worth spending an hour or three wandering amongst the paintings. Friendly staff, you're allowed to take pictures and free entry make this a must see in Carcassonne

Thank Kiwifoody
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Another building in Carcassonne that once must have been sumptuous but is now faded and a little sad. However, the building houses an excellent collection of, primarily, paintings which is most certainly worth a visit. Entrance is free but be aware that the place closes...More

Thank AndrewJMS
Reviewed 11 September 2016

some wonderful paintings, well exhibited. renovations now finished. temporary exhibitions also. outdoor court yard. beautiful building.

Thank sheenar_13_13
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This museum is full of art - from many different time periods. We spent about an hour looking at all the different paintings. Some of the exhibitions change over time, and we really enjoyed going back a second time.

Thank talaha
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