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Musée Calvet, Avignon

(3.7/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
A heavenly abode of art, archaeology and beauty, Musée Calvet is known for its vast and diverse collection of artwork and antiques. You will have a great time looking at beautifully carved sculptures, lively paintings, prehistoric remnants, artwork and splendid designs and crafts from all over the world. You will love the collection of rare Asian and Islamic arts. Egyptian art and culture has been well restored in this museum. Wonderful and rare drawings adorn the walls of the brilliantly lit chambers of Musée Calvet. The museum displays some temporary and some permanent collection of art, archaeological remains and other items of historical and cultural relevance. You must visit this place if you have an exploratory mind. Use our Avignon travel itinerary planner to visit Musée Calvet on your trip to Avignon, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • a beautiful setting for sculptures and paintings, a beautiful trip in time. Go from room to room and beautiful discoveries available to you.
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  • magnificent mansion, many collections of paintings, sculptures, drawings and decorative arts...
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  • There are several works by e.g Soutine here which are well worth seeing. There's a reduction for seniors. We didn't have long enough as though we were told we had till closure at 4.00 pm, staff were d...  more »