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Musee Calvet

65 rue Joseph Vernet, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 86 33 84
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Worth the effort

Strolled through the tiny streets this morning and came across the Musée Calvet. They open at 10 am... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
New York
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One of few Open on Monday

Not much choice since most museums were closed on Mon, but plesantly surprised particularly the... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
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65 rue Joseph Vernet, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 86 33 84
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Strolled through the tiny streets this morning and came across the Musée Calvet. They open at 10 am so we walked up the street to a small café and had a cup while we awaited the doors to open. Once we got into the rooms...More

Thank JD_ADK
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Not much choice since most museums were closed on Mon, but plesantly surprised particularly the painting of Pont d'Avignon from 1700's. Other paintings were of good quality. Not a wasted time.

Thank kingofhma
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Be sure to get the Pass at the Tourist Office before you go. Present the Pass and have it stamped and pay full price admission. After that the fees are reduced. The Calvet is next to the Requien on Joseph Vernet. It has a beautiful...More

Thank Cheryl O
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The building is really nice and the collection is very good. Definitely worth a look and free for Avignonnais on Sunday!

1  Thank AustralianInAvignon
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Not sure if it was just us who didn't get one - the receptionist was a little abrupt and had it not been for the security guard the only friendly faces were in the artwork. We weren't given any guide, information or direction so had...More

Thank Warped-muffin
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This collection of art would have been 6 euros per person but luckily we had the Avignon Pass which made it half price. There was little to no information about the art and any that was there was only in French. We were also not...More

Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 12 January 2017

There are several works by e.g Soutine here which are well worth seeing. There's a reduction for seniors. We didn't have long enough as though we were told we had till closure at 4.00 pm, staff were determined to the point of rudeness that we...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We arrived to see this much lauded museum a little too close to closing time. The person on reception however, was only too happy to take our money and told us that we had to be out by four. We started wandering around pretty quickly...More

1  Thank gillbarb
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The collection was in two locations, sculptures in a church off Jean Juare and the rest of the collection in a restored town house. well worth visiting.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 24 November 2016

A charming civic collection of 18th and 19th century art, housed within a stunning Hotel Particulier. The building itself is reason enough to visit, but within you will find fine collections of French paintings, as well as a large collection of Ancient Egyptian artefacts. When...More

2  Thank JeffersonLondon
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