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Galerie David d'Angers

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Excellent Small Sculpture Museum

We wouldn't have paid to go it, but got in free (sort of) with our 24 hour City Pass. Once inside... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2015
Kenilworth, England
Faces of the Great

Pierre-Jean David of Angers was born in 1788 and this collection of his sculpture includes... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2015
Robert M
Wareham, United Kingdom
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The former Toussaint abbey church, dating from the 13th century, was restored in 1984. It is now covered with a glass roof, an audacious feature of modern architecture, and houses the works of sculptor, Pierre-Jean David, known as David d’Angers...more
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33 B rue Toussaint, 49100, Angers, France
+33 2 41 05 38 90
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

We wouldn't have paid to go it, but got in free (sort of) with our 24 hour City Pass. Once inside, we were impressed by the art on show, all the was of the eponymous sculpture.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank nickandpauline
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Pierre-Jean David of Angers was born in 1788 and this collection of his sculpture includes seemingly everyone who was famous in his lifetime. The quality of his work is to the non-expert almost equivalent to Michelangelo. There are many large statues, together with hundreds of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Situated in an interesting building, the stone works within are amazing. Such detail! Well worth a look around, and no charge if you have bought the City Pass

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank DianaTerry
Reviewed 6 August 2015

An interesting little museum/gallery where there were plenty of busts of historical figures, playwrights, philosophers etc

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Val C
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Stumbled across this gallery on a wet afternoon as we went in search of the cathedral. Had never heard of David d'Angers, but the statues and drawings that he'd created were fascinating and all beautifully exhibited in the ruined church that had been cleverly restored...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank chattes_11
Reviewed 25 June 2015

David d'Angers was an artist with a vision, a heart, and an intellect. The pieces here will tantalize and excite the historian and humanist in you. Definitely a gem. Would love to return again. Tip: Be prepared to leave your backpack/purse/etc. at the front desk....More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank MonieL33t
Reviewed 13 June 2015

beautiful museum and grounds. worth a visit. beautiful marble statues. the grounds are lush and picturesque

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank mrobertc
Reviewed 4 May 2015

The building that houses the galerie is a piece of art itself. An old abbey which had it`s roof fall in was reconstructed with a soaring glass ceiling. The light and high ceilings add to the presentation of the statues and other carvings. The city...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank ErikaH1
Reviewed 26 February 2014

I stumbled onto this building while walking the town on the last day of my trip. It was a wonderful discovery and one of my favorite places to visit in the town. Had I found it earlier in my month-long stay, I would have revisited...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank limemeat
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Definitely a must see if you are amateur of French culture and old stones. The gallery is located near the city center, and the castle (Chateau du Roi Rene). Not only has the Gallery beautiful sculpture but the building itself is Art ( the roof...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Leelaa W
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