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Musée Sainte-Croix, Poitiers
Categories: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
The Musée Sainte-Croix is the largest museum in Poitiers, France.Planned by the architect poitevin Jean Monge and built in 1974, it stands at the site of the former Abbaye Sainte-Croix, which was moved to Saint-Benoît, Vienne. It is a constructed of concrete and glass, in the 1970s style.The museum hosts a permanent exhibition on periods from prehistory to the contemporary art, through the medieval period and the Fine arts. Major works include sculptures of Camille Claudel and Auguste Rodin, the vase of Saint-Savin, paintings by Piet Mondrian and Odilon Redon and the stone sculpture of L'Âme de la France by Charles Marie Louis Joseph Sarrabezolles.For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Poitiers holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Musée Sainte-Croix and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Des œuvres de Camille Claudel, une exposition temporaire sur les femmes, une partie archéologie, ce musée est un bijouWorks by Camille Claudel, a temporary exhibition on women, some archaeology, this museum is a gemshow original
Está al lado de la catedral y lo visita poca gente. La parte antigua es muy interesante, aunque solo hay un par de obras realmente espectaculares. Está muy bien la parte de pintura y escultura del XIX... read more »It is next to the Cathedral and few people visit it. The old part is very interesting, although there are only a couple of really spectacular works. It is very well part of painting and sculpture of the 19th-20th. The sculptures of Camille Clodel, wonderful.show original
Nous y sommes allés entre amis et on a tout de suite été pris en filature par les vigiles qui se croient dans un film de James Bond. Pendant plus d'une heure, les différents gardiens du musées nous on... read more »We went there with friends and we got immediately caught in spinning by the guards who believe in a James Bond movie. During more than an hour, the various guardians of the museums we have spied the gaze which was really unbearable, yet I don't think that we have the faces of Dalton... It ruined us throughout the visit... Out of this other than the remains of the ancient walls of Poitiers, the Museum has no interest go your way it is psychological tortureshow original
Genesio NardiA little confusing but very rich in diversityshow original
DIABY GASSAMAa specious framework. a little landlocked but niceshow original
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