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Musee Lapidaire

65 rue de la Republique, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 85 75 38
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Excellent small collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities

With the Avignon Pass it was only €1 to enter the museum per person, so while this was already a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hastings, Nebraska
Smallish but well organised collection of antique to paleo-Christian era in the region

Could spend 30 minutes or two hours. Like the contrast of the baroque architecture and the much... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2016
Avignon, France
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65 rue de la Republique, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 85 75 38
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With the Avignon Pass it was only €1 to enter the museum per person, so while this was already a must do for me in Avignon that made it even better! It is right on the main road in Avignon and is housed in an...More

Thank arthistory4me
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Could spend 30 minutes or two hours. Like the contrast of the baroque architecture and the much older collection. Mostly from the local region, which is fascinating. Ok for 12 years and up.

1  Thank AustralianInAvignon
Reviewed 12 September 2016

and I say this as an archaeologist....I haven't been in a place so truly boring in many years. The fabulous past of the city is let down big time by basically being warehoused in an old church. Some amazing pieces let down with minimal /...More

2  Thank Bobfettler
Reviewed 2 May 2016

My understanding is that the exhibits are primarily an overflow of the larger and/or lesser antiquaries from the Musee Calvert - exhibits are housed in a deconsecrated 17C church and the collection appears more of a display, rather than a museum (all the info is...More

Thank ElaineWindsorUK
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Small museum housed in a former Jesuit seminary building in the centre of Avignon. Good collection of funerary stonework, Roman glassware, and some excellent painted Greek vases etc, the largest of which is some 4 ft high and quite spectacular. Only costs 2euros so a...More

1  Thank Charles G
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This was our 3rd visit to this small museum which is housed in an old church. The Greek vases are really special! Also a display of Roman glass, Hard to believe that such fine glass could have survived at least 2000 years. It is not...More

1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This redundant chapel contains quite an interesting collection of archaeological artefacts, mostly Greek and Roman sculptures, which are displayed within the nave of the chapel. Ok if you are interested in this type of history.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This museum has artifacts from the Roman period-there's only French descriptions but it only takes 30 minutes or even less to take it in

Thank Solo_Carol
Reviewed 23 November 2015

This museum on the main street of Avignon is in a church built in the 1600's. It is a remarkable collection of Roman artifacts dating to the 4th century BC. It is a large collection that is in remarkable condition. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Would...More

1  Thank Joel N
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We walked in during the free museum day. This little gem was a fun place to spend an hour. It was a jumble of interesting pieces. As others noted, provenance wasn't always clear, but the pleasant organization and comfortable environment made this visit worthwhile. We...More

1  Thank sfgardener
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