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Musee du Petit Palais

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Address: Place du Palais, Avignon, France
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Full Day Avignon Private Tour of Pope's Palace and Chateauneuf du Pape from Nice
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Get your middle ages on

This is a super little museum and a great combination with the papal palace. If you can do one museum inaddition to the old Popes palace then I recommend this one. I checked up... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Site of Madonna With Child. Botticelli has several other paintings and worth the visit just for his work. Lot's of icons, but no English translations available. The docents have a limited schedule, but there are lot's of benches and resting areas to wait for the next tour.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This is a super little museum and a great combination with the papal palace. If you can do one museum inaddition to the old Popes palace then I recommend this one. I checked up some of the other museums and they just did not have the charm or the quality of artwork that this museum has. Plus the building is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

A good museum with some interesting statuary - particularly relating to the Avignon popes - and some very nice early Italian paintings. didn't like the modern art at all!

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SF, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

We enjoyed this museum. The staff was helpful, and the art and exhibits were delightful. Lots of places to sit and look and relax.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

This is a must see. The art work is wonderful and the building is beautiful. Give yourself time to see all of the rooms.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

An interesting collection of gothic and early renaissance art. More explanatory material would be helpful as it was quite hard to get an overview of the progress of the collection.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Visited on our last morning as it was raining, it started out quite interesting to see the icons and the age of some of them was mind blowing, but it's huge! Ended up walking straight past a couple of rooms as I was all Icon'd out. No concession to English on any of the descriptions, so a lot of information... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Now to be honest, most religious paintings are not to my taste but I did want to see Botticelli's Madonna and child and that was probably worth the admission charge alone! There are several other paintings, icons, and so on, worthy of inspection with some by the great painters of the renaissance period. The palace itself is also an interesting... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

This museum and art gallery has nearly all it's works from the 14th and 15 th century which are not really to my taste, but it was well laid out and easy to get round. It is probably worth the visit just to see Botticeli's Madonna and child.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Really enjoyed spending time in this well laid out museum. It was full of very interesting pieces. Lovely tea area away from the hustle of the main square. Time to sit and reflect and enjoy the most delicious tarts and cakes.

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