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Musee Calvet

65 rue Joseph Vernet, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 86 33 84
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Interesting building

I really like the setting of this building and museum. It's a lovely residence that is quite... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
Yale71
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Fort Worth, Texas
via mobile
Disappointing

A large number of not very good well know painting reproductions and otherwise not much of... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2015
Villemela
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Brockham, United Kingdom
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  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
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65 rue Joseph Vernet, 84000, Avignon, France
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

I really like the setting of this building and museum. It's a lovely residence that is quite charming. While there A beautiful paintings in this Collection, most of the paintings were pretty ordinary. Some of the ancient artifacts were quite intriguing, but I found most...More

Thank Yale71
Reviewed 24 October 2015

A large number of not very good well know painting reproductions and otherwise not much of interest. There are a few treasures from Egypt but not a lot else.

Thank Villemela
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Interesting information, paintings and historical stuff. Went out of there way to assist with the wheelchair.

Thank Jacinta00
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We spent sometime in the Calvet, admiring the ancient finds and art from various parts of Europe. It is probably best to visit in the quieter hours, as the museum is not huge, but it is open for long hours and most economical at just...More

Thank GeaVox
Reviewed 18 October 2015

You can jump into history of art inside this museum. You will find material from the egipcians to the modern and contemporary art. Lots of Renaiscence and italian art. I was very glad with the opportunity to go there.

Thank Didi K
Reviewed 17 October 2015

A fine collection housed in an interesting and attractive historic building, this museum afforded a peaceful and cool respite from the excessive July heat this summer. The staff was wonderful providing water to those of us dehydrated tourists and the museum collection was top notch....More

Thank SuzanneGrecophile
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This museum contains quite a lot and needs time to take it all in. It contains both paintings and sculptures and includes some quite modern exhibits. Some have been donated by various people i.e. Victor Martin and Marcel Puech.

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Well worth a visit if you like paintings. No concession to the English language but hey it's France. The receptionist not very friendly but wow to see some of the wonderful art it was worth getting past her.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Lovely museum, very interesting building and varied collections. I particularly liked the paintings of Avignon and the Egyptian collection.

Thank RP_London-Bucks
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This is a beautifully picked art collection. The museum was almost deserted when we were there and we spent the whole day there. Well worth a visit...

Thank R L
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