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Address: 48 rue de la Republique, 80000, Amiens, France
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Some lovely art but the lighting is truly awful

My French is pretty basic, and when the lady in the tourist information was circling the points of interest on my map of Amiens and said ‘something’ about the Musée de Picardie I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 December 2016
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Amiens, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This seemingly tiny building is overfilled by interesting items to be seen. The paintings, statues, and foreign exhibitions will leave you speechless. It was the first museum in which I saw a real mummy in its coffin. After that I have seen such only in the museum of Vatican. Neither the Louvre or Prada museums had such. My hopes stays... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

My French is pretty basic, and when the lady in the tourist information was circling the points of interest on my map of Amiens and said ‘something’ about the Musée de Picardie I pretended to understand what she had said. And simply nodded confidently. The entry fee into the museum was only 2 Euro and from what I could grasp... More 

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Oxford
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167 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

When we arrived at the museum, the staff clearly explained that during refurbishment only a small portion of the collection was visible. The salon has been hung with extra paintings to give a sense of the collection; unfortunately, the lighting is not suitable, and it is very hard to see most of them without shine. I would be interested in... More 

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Umina Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Amiens which was almost destroyed in World War 1 is a beautiful city. Old style homes have been recreated and the Norte Damm Catheral is a magnifient building it is said better then Paris.

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Toronto, Canada
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

There is much to see here - paintings, sculptures and archaeological treasures. We speak French, but would have enjoyed it more if the descriptions had also been provided in English.

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Washington DC
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I was excited about this museum and all the Egyptian and Greek ruins and artifacts they had and they did have a lot. I had wished that they could have had a brochure with multiple languages on it so we could have known I'd read what we were seeing.

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Normandy, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Nice, but like many of these "must-haves" for a city, it doesn't really offer anything special. Nice building, particularly the entrance.

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 429 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

They have quite a nice collection but it's all presented in a bit of a stuffy old fashioned way. Just a good alternative on a rainy day.

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Jeddah
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138 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

My friend and I visited here while in Paris. A beautiful building with lots of hidden treasures inside. you really get a sense of the time period in which it was built. Lots of historical things to see and red about. Very enjoyable.

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England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

I don't quite understand the hype surrounding this museum. To me it didn't stand out: it housed the usual collection of paintings, and artefacts relating to natural, ancient and early modern history. Interpretation was lacking in some parts. The set-up of the museum was a little dull, to be honest. Still, it's well worth a visit if you like museums.... More 

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