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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 May 2016

A large art gallery - mainly Italian artists - including some exceptional works in excellent condition. It was a real bonus to be able to get up so close to the paintings to enjoy the details and also to enjoy the views from the building....More

Thank ElaineWindsorUK
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The museum has an amazing collection of mostly Italian religious paintings going from the 13th to the 16th century. All are well displayed with good explanations . While we were there there were a lot of elementary school age kids . The settings are very...More

Thank willy m
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Large collection of church art, which sounds boring, but isn't! Most from 12th-14th century and early Renaissance. Can see everyday life in Medieval times and the development of western painting leading up to the Renaissance. Housed in Medieval palace as a bonus. Not very expensive....More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We have been to Avignon several times and it was our first visit to this museum. It was much bigger than we expected it to be! There are a huge amount of religious paintings from the 13th to 16th century. It is interesting to see...More

1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Contains a wide range of work between 1300s and 1500s. The collection is extensive but as you woUld expect, the subjects are restricted to religious works (you can tell the goodies because they have gold halos round their heads). The works are in very good...More

Thank Pdunchob
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The most interesting thing about this museum is that it was built especially for a cardinal when the Papacy temporarily moved to Avignon from Rome in the 1320's. That this palatial mansion was quarters for a single person is jaw dropping. Over and above that,...More

3  Thank BrantfordMark
Reviewed 1 December 2015

While touring the Palais des Papes you may find yourself in need of a break. Through the small door entrance to the Musee Petit Palais and down the hallways you will find a small oasis with cozy garden and a small tea house cafe. Try...More

1  Thank travel-light09
Reviewed 23 November 2015

I’m not much interested in the type of artworks on display at the Musee du Petit Palais, so I didn’t take the tour. However, I was in the vicinity so I strolled over to have a closer look at the building’s façade. The crenelated design...More

Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Nice building but rather dull to visit. Several floors to negotiate but some can be done by a lift that you request if you have mobility problems.

2  Thank LDAPamberley
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Very high quality old masters from the Italian 24th-16th centuries. Near the Palace of the Popes but very few visitors (I guess most people do not have an interest/understanding of early Italian art works.

Thank dipex
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