Great collection of religious art/icons. Well worth a visit to round off the whole experience of Palais des Papes.
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It is fascinating to read other contributor's reviews of this museum since expectations should be based on some elementary research before your visit. This museum is one of those specialist "marmite" establishments which will either appeal to you or it won't. If you have no...More
For most of my visit t felt like I was the only person there, which is not bad at all, except that the museum security focus all their attention on you, I really would not steal your paintings! It houses a big collection of religious...More
As others have said, medieval and Renaissance religious art - so if you're not into that, don't bother. But, the rooms were well laid out with a good amount of information translated into a number of languages on cards. The route was clearly marked around...More
Unless you are a fan of religious art, this museum isn't really for you. Having said that, it contains a great collection of 13-15th century art, including a Botticelli. Mostly Madonna and child, crucifixion and other religious themes. The collection starts with a small collection...More
This is a wonderful collection of medieval religious art, from the 12th century through to early sixteenth century. It is spaciously set out in a medieval palace and the sequence of the visit is clearly laid out. Two negatives - the lighting sometimes impacted on...More
Just an amazing collection of pre-16th century Italian, mainly eclesiastical art. However, one definitely feels saturated with iconography by the time you have been around it. Look out for the Botticelli!
This is a must for the art aficionados or historian. A very dense collection of mostly Italian art with religious themes, I guess the Popes didn't have room in their carts to take the art back to Rome when they left Avignon. The galleries were...More
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