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Musée Calvet, Avignon
(3.8/5 based on 170+ 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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  • Worth a visit. Some interesting frescoes and a small gallery of beautiful sculptures. In addition, the Musee Calvet has a collection of curious Egyptian pieces.
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  • beautiful Museum whose collections are strongly influenced by various donors including the courses are described.
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  • We have not had the time to detail everything as the morning went too quickly, allow at least 2:30 see 3:00. One of the Museum kindly advised us in the Egypt part which has been exciting, thanks. The House is beautiful, works various German, Dutch and French, contemporary, space Mummies and Egyptian coins, bronzes, paintings etc... amazing, we promised to come back. One downside, we were hyper monitored in part contemporary paintings which bothered us. This monitoring should be more discreet. The courtyard and the garden to visit also.
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