Musee Lapidaire, Avignon

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Musee Lapidaire is an annex to the Calvet Museum. Together these museums offer the archaeological collections of the city of Avignon on display. Avignon is a beautifully set city in southern France where nature and heritage can be appreciated. Vineyards and the lovely cuisine only complement this combination of reminiscence into the past. Prehistoric, ancient Greek, ancient Etruscan, Roman, Gaul, and ancient paleo-Christian relics and artifacts are on display. The lifestyles of those eras are depicted in the sculptures in the museum, and bring an experience, which ignites the curiosity in you. You can plan Avignon trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Third time I've seen this one. A fairly large and good collection of ancient artifacts. More satisfying that the bridge by the papal palace.  more »
  • Many beautiful pieces on display in this gigantic Church! It should, however, like stone, marble finally the mineral if that beard a bit! Children can love because there are beautiful statues. Beautiful amphora also! The most beautiful piece, for me, remains the elephant in marquetry exposed for the temporary collection on Africa!
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  • Not only Greek and Roman sculpture, but pottery and artefacts which are well presented. Many of the exhibits have been acquired in recent years. Perhaps they came to this part of the world during the ...  more »
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  • Awesome, old school
  • My cousin died here
  • Beautiful edifice, content with little interest but especially inaimable staff as possible and racist!
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  • Must-see Museum of Avignon, with collections to discover all year round!
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  • Beautiful exhibition.
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