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Musee du Petit Palais

Place du Palais, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 86 44 58
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Full Day Avignon Private Tour of Pope's Palace and Chateauneuf du Pape from Nice
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Place du Palais, Avignon, France
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is right next door to the Palace of the Popes and contains many fine paintings from the Middle Ages, plus a number of sculptures. Do use the audio guide

Thank ColinBern
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish we had had more time to do this fine museum and gallery justice. It is located near the Pope's Palace in the same square and is housed in a 14th century building. This collection reflects Avignon's style and prominence during the Renaissance period....More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This site dates back to the 13th century before Pope Clement V created the Palais des Papes. The building was designed as a Gothic fort and still has a beautiful arcaded courtyard. It is now an art museum with excellent collections, including masterpieces of Italian...More

1  Thank MrSmitcher
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The building is very interesting with great views of the river (it used to be a bishops palace) if necessary have an audio guide if you don't read French.

1  Thank tonyhwright
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Lots of religious paintings and bits of stone, nothing remarkable and there are examples just as good in many other places

2  Thank stevieblooz
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Petit Palais Museum is placed in a nice old building and presents a really interesting collection of medieval and renaissance art from western mediterranean, specially italian painters. But the information panels are really a disaster, specially the maps. They should review and replace it...More

1  Thank Pere I
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I loved wandering through this grand museum. Lots of art, lots of architecture, and very few people. A lovely experience through history.

1  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Pick up the Avignon Passion voucher when you visit any other Avignon attraction and you get a substantial discount for this little museum next door to the Palais des Papes. It's light, airy, relaxed and not full of hordes as there are no well-known blockbusters...More

1  Thank Alan K
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Good selection of mainly Italian medieval paintings. No real masterpieces, but the chronological hangings give a good impression of the development from the 13th to the 16th century. You will also be on your own and everything is air-conditioned.

Thank Rolawelt
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We visited this museum on our last day and it was worth the wait. Although its name suggests its a small museum there is lots of wonderful religious paintings to see. It is very well displayed, our only criticism was that there was not an...More

Thank Theresa P
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