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Musee St-Croix

3 B rue Jean Jaures, 86000, Poitiers, France
+33 5 49 41 07 53
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Interesting if not amazing

Quite a nice museum housed in a brutally modern concrete building. The most interesting exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Manchester, England
Interesting visit on a rainy day

Nice museum showing the archeological history of the area and some interesting art pieces including... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 B rue Jean Jaures, 86000, Poitiers, France
+33 5 49 41 07 53
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Quite a nice museum housed in a brutally modern concrete building. The most interesting exhibits for me were the paleolithic carvings and the Roman excavations, the later artwork was not so much to my taste, although the Rodin sculptures and some of the modern artwork...More

Thank Dancing_Badger
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Nice museum showing the archeological history of the area and some interesting art pieces including some Rodin sculptures and currently featuring a Faust special exhibition. The lady on reception was very helpful and lent us an English language guide book for the duration of our...More

Thank FatBoyTravels
Reviewed 25 October 2016

tasty exhibitions and very good examples of culture from medieval to present day. well designed. Stunning architecture and very pleasant and helpful staff.

Thank Eggtimer186225
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This museum is lodged in a large Brutalist style building and it feels airy and spacious. Within that, there were various mezzanine levels and lots of stairs. It accommodates the local archaeological finds. The most interesting artefacts by far in this museum were the Paleolithic...More

Thank Clinor
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

With exhibitions on 3 floors, this museum and gallery is impressive. The archeological section with visible excavations and Roman relics is fascinating, showing how Poitiers has been an important centre through many centuries. The art exhibitions in the upper galleries are very interesting, we were...More

Thank NZnight
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Spent a quiet morning wandering through this museum. It was not crowded at all, so I was able to enjoy looking at all of the works on my own time. The reception staff was extremely helpful even though I speak very little French - they...More

Thank Seth B
Reviewed 25 December 2015

We were wandering around the southern part of Poitiers, taking in the huge cathedral nearby when we stumbled across the museum. From the outside it does not seem anything special but we spent a very pleasant two hours there. We were greeted by a friendly...More

Thank Andrew_loves_europe
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Arrived too late for entry before lunch but explained that we were particularly interested in seeing the painting of the Siege de Poitiers painted in 1619 by Francoise Nautre and wouldn't be able to return in the afternoon as we would be on route. The...More

1  Thank Surreytripper_11
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Very interesting museum with prehistoric and roman items with remnants of old city walls on display ,Some beautiful paintings and sculptures are also on display. While we were visiting other exhibits on another floor were being prepared. Give yourself plenty of time if interested in...More

2  Thank John C
Reviewed 20 December 2014

This museum which is next door to the St. Jean Bapistry has a large range of prehistoric and Gallo-Roman artifacts from the area as well as a wide range of paintings and sculpture. Definitely worth a walk through.

Thank likebeach
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