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Musee Lurcat

4 boulevard Arago, 49100, Angers, France
+33 2 41 24 18 45
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A lovely surprise

We have visited Angers on many occasions but we were never enticed to go to this museum to see some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jacksonville, florida
Beautiful and Magnificent

This museum is devoted to tapestries, especially the awe inspiring works of Jean-Lurcat. The museum... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Michelin M
Okehampton, United Kingdom
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4 boulevard Arago, 49100, Angers, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Angers on many occasions but we were never enticed to go to this museum to see some tapestries as there are so many other interesting attractions in Angers. When visiting Angers, you tend to see the Chateau and the Cathedral but never...More

Thank cheadle1
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This museum is devoted to tapestries, especially the awe inspiring works of Jean-Lurcat. The museum is on the 'other side' of the River Maine to the main part of Angers, so it's best to drive to this venue . There is no parking at the...More

Thank Michelin M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We took our visiting friends on a Sunday. Lack of crowds made it an almost intimate visit and we could enjoy the huge tapestries by following the well written guide. It was no problem to see them again and our guests were impressed. A visit...More

Thank greygorre
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I'm not a huge tapestry fan (haven't given them much thought really), but a great small museum dedicated to the lost art of it all. Very well laid out and executed and some beautiful pieces (it's not dedicated to the historical pieces that you find...More

Thank sweet27sweet
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Love the tapestries....Some very modern ones that are thought provoking. In the same area is a 12th century chapel that was also used as a hospital

Thank C V
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Jean Lurçat was inspired to spend the rest of his life making a series of massive tapestries after seeing the "Apocalypse" series of tapestries (now housed in the Chateau). And if you've been to the chateau to see the Apocalypse (a must-see) then your next...More

Thank TheGumnuts
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great museum to see after you have seen the ancient Apocalypse tapestries to juxtapose modern with ancient.

Thank wolmoz34
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Lurcat completed the great tapestry that is housed in this museum as a response to the Apocalypse tapestry that is also housed in Angers. He worked on it for many years at his own expense, and indeed the last panel was not completed until after...More

Thank sheridan s
Reviewed 18 July 2016

there are tapestries that are worth being seen the location is magnificent the cloister is very nice as well

Thank robertvalerie
Reviewed 12 July 2016

You can sit in front of the tapestries and contemplate, e.g. about past, present and future definition of a child. ("Entrance is free for children under 26")

Thank Dubravka M
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