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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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11 - 20 of 137 reviews

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
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A nice museum with lots of artwork to see and some information boards in other languages (English, German, Italian), just a shame we had to rush it as we did this on our last day. We had attempted to visit earlier but it's closed on...More

Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

An interesting place to visit to see religious art history. The gallery is well laid out with different rooms leading through from the oldest to the more recent. In the centre of each room is a dispenser with large cards explaining what the room is...More

Thank RWBLondon
Reviewed 12 May 2017

On our recent trip to Provence, we were dismayed by the throngs of tourists in Avignon, but the Petit Palais provided a respite from this, as it was not at all busy when we visited. The museum closes for an hour at 13:00, which we...More

1  Thank dennisfr
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Very educational because the collection is meticulously arranged chronologically, annotated and complemented with political maps for each period.The earliest pièces are I think some sculptures and triptychs 12-13 th C finishing at the mid-16th C (I think). There's even a Botticelli. The building is worth...More

Thank AustralianInAvignon
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We didn't visit last time we were in Avignon as there was so much else to see. On our return we spent an interesting hour or so. You do need to appreciate renacence religeous art and old buildings a bit to make the time worth...More

Thank RetiredEngineer600
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was a nice spot to stroll through centuries of artwork all housed in a historic building. I enjoyed the variation in the artwork as well as the architecture of the building itself.

Thank traveller2332
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