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Musee Calvet

65 rue Joseph Vernet, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 86 33 84
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Not worth it

This collection of art would have been 6 euros per person but luckily we had the Avignon Pass which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melinda M
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Borehamwood, United Kingdom
Lovely building

There are several works by e.g Soutine here which are well worth seeing. There's a reduction for... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Alison R
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London, United Kingdom
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65 rue Joseph Vernet, 84000, Avignon, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 11 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
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I just got back from the museum. It is in a nice old house and costs Euro 6. They gave us a brochure in English because the museum is almost entirely in French. There are old paintings, sculptures, more recent art, and Egyptian art objects...More

1  Thank Jim_atl
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Musee Calvet provides the opportunity to see many works not widely known by artists particularly from the 19th and 20th century. I had previously seen very few of these paintings and was struck by the breadth of the collection. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Rick G
Reviewed 15 October 2016

There are a few interesting works in the collection, including several by Hubert Robert, but on the whole this is a museum you can skip if you're short of time. Some of the best works are copies of other works, by Brueghel, Van den Honthorst,...More

1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Good place to visit on a Monday - it's open! - but you will have to listen to the loud conversation of the staff as you tour the museum. The lighting is rather weird - some paintings can't be clearly viewed due to the strength...More

Thank LuckyTraveller499507
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I was surprised and delighted by the breadth and depth of the collections here. Post impressionists including works by Cezanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin, a number of impressionists, halls of medieval and renaissance paintings, classical statuary and more, all presented in a lovely setting. We did...More

1  Thank lwweaver
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Cheryl O
Hi, I'm going to Avignon next June and I will be alone. Do you have an suggestions for tours outside the city ? I will visit this muse calvet! Any other tips on where to eat good food for reasonable prices and Thank you, cheryl some very good ones that are more money?
11 September 2016|
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Moomin14
I would like to show photographs of the beautiful wooden sculptures in your courtyard to a friend. Sadly I can find none on your website.
18 October 2015|
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