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Musee du Petit Palais

Place du Palais, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 86 44 58
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Place du Palais, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 86 44 58
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is very interesting with great views of the river (it used to be a bishops palace) if necessary have an audio guide if you don't read French.

Thank tonyhwright
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of religious paintings and bits of stone, nothing remarkable and there are examples just as good in many other places

1  Thank stevieblooz
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Petit Palais Museum is placed in a nice old building and presents a really interesting collection of medieval and renaissance art from western mediterranean, specially italian painters. But the information panels are really a disaster, specially the maps. They should review and replace it...More

Thank Pere I
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I loved wandering through this grand museum. Lots of art, lots of architecture, and very few people. A lovely experience through history.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Pick up the Avignon Passion voucher when you visit any other Avignon attraction and you get a substantial discount for this little museum next door to the Palais des Papes. It's light, airy, relaxed and not full of hordes as there are no well-known blockbusters...More

Thank Alan K
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Good selection of mainly Italian medieval paintings. No real masterpieces, but the chronological hangings give a good impression of the development from the 13th to the 16th century. You will also be on your own and everything is air-conditioned.

Thank Rolawelt
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We visited this museum on our last day and it was worth the wait. Although its name suggests its a small museum there is lots of wonderful religious paintings to see. It is very well displayed, our only criticism was that there was not an...More

Thank Theresa P
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I usually skip religious art sections but the visit has changed my opinion about it. Very interesting to see how the painters struggled with perspective and started to work it out, how landscapes got into religious paintings and how it changes your perception actually ☺...More

Thank LenaBen
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Even though it is all religious art the quality is very good and the paintings are clean. Easy to follow the exhibits up and down the various floors.

1  Thank kingofhma
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I am not normally a fan of churchy gothic art but this place was fabulous. They kicked us out at lunchtime but allowed us back in after 2 pm. I can only comment on the art as I skipped everything else. See if you can...More

1  Thank Melody0418
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