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Musee de Perigord, Perigueux

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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1.9/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web
Founded in 1835, Musee de Perigord functions as a site dedicated to archeology and ethnography. The museum has more than 2 km (1.2 miles) of permanent exhibitions showing about a tenth of its 45,000 works. Highlights include the fossil skeleton from Regourdou (a 90,000-year-old Neanderthal) and engraved reindeer from Limeuil. In 1857, the museum began to feature fine art--the current collection includes paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and architectural pieces, arranged by century. Our Perigueux travel itinerary planner makes visiting Musee de Perigord and other Perigueux attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • for lovers of museums, not to be missed - it is rich in knowledge, very beautiful discoveries!
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  • In the parts to the right you step back into the belle-epoque with green and blue walls that are chuck full of paintings, supposedly lit by the (by now somewhat smudgy) skylights. But give the paintin...  read more »
  • By trying to democratize the culture is no longer. This museum in fact very rich, made me sick seeing how its collections have been presented. It is believed that a madman is loaded. Everything is mixed, there is no consistency, it looks like the new textbooks devoid of chronology and promoting hatred of the France. This museum is a little here, where him no matter what comes to rub shoulders with the sublime as to make fun of him. This museum is the scorn of our culture, its raison d'etre. We should not have the right to turn places like this in a sort of flea market.
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