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Musee des Beaux-Arts d'Agen

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Agens crown jewel.

Great place to spend an hour. Eclectic mix from pre-Roman to modern. Look out for the Roman... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
gordon m
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London, United Kingdom
A thread of Agen history

This museum is definitely worth a visit. Whilst the exhibits are eclectic in nature many give an... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Hiraethog
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Musee des Beaux-Arts d'Agen, 47000, Agen, France
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All reviews definitely worth a visit interesting small museum history alabaster paintings collection
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We spent nearly 2 hours looking around the museum. It has some very interesting collections on the ground floor, as well as some minerals in the basement which were used as a prison. The rooms of art collection upstairs are well laid out. It was...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great place to spend an hour. Eclectic mix from pre-Roman to modern. Look out for the Roman alabaster angel in the cabinet by the reception desk - it's magical.

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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is definitely worth a visit. Whilst the exhibits are eclectic in nature many give an interesting insight into the history of the Agen region including Gallo-Roman exhibits such as the Venus du Mas-d'Agenais and the "testimonials" awarded to the local Governor. The collection...More

Thank Hiraethog
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The museum itself is situated in a lovely building with lots of beautiful features. The collection itself is quite small but there is quite an interesting variety of items on display. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Rachael P
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Agen Museum is set in beautiful historical buildings. It is rather wide ranging for a small museum. Nice sections of antiquities and porcelains. Everything is well displayed and labeled. Includes a number of paintings from Goya and decorative arts such as wardrobes and clocks....More

Thank MILOUW
Reviewed 11 February 2016

An excellent regional museum particularly strong in Roman period items - amazing glassware (how do these incredibly fragile objects survive?)/ My particular favourite was a small alabaster and marble figure - the story of her discovery is quite amazing. Allow 90 -120 minutes. Quite a...More

Thank SCOENGUSA
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This museum may contain works by some famous names but they are so poorly presented, it makes the experience average at best. We made a special two hour trip to Agen to see this and were disappointed. I suspect had we been staying nearer, it...More

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