Musee de l'Abbaye, Saint-Claude

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Discover a diverse array of artwork alongside ancient artifacts at Musee de l'Abbaye. The modern building sits just a stone's throw away from Saint Claude Cathedral and boasts an impressive array of paintings and drawings from the late 19th century to the 1980s, with a particularly strong School of Paris collection. The basement of the museum has a different focus, exhibiting archaeological relics from the Condat Abbey (today the cathedral). Here, you can learn about some of France's oldest monasteries. Complete your visit with a trip to the museum's small but picturesque garden. Take a look at our Saint-Claude visit planner to schedule your visit to Musee de l'Abbaye and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • an exhibition of Vuillard/Roussel worthy of national museums in a small town in the Jura! Bravo! The Museum is great both at the architectural level than at the level of the collections of painting! amazing in the permanent collection of the Museum of paintings by Pierre Bonnard, Raoul Dufy, Braque, Goya, Picasso... Guy Bardone and René Genis donors are a discovery worth visiting. For those who do not like painting the historical/archaeological section is a must! There is no reason to skip this step during a visit to Saint-Claude in the Jura!
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  • I expected more on the permanent exhibition, in themselves which is the remains of the old Abbey, this is very nice, well explained.
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  • Excellent Museum for lovers of painting. To know if you have children. Our 10 year old daughter has found happiness with the course of the search party, but after it's art gallery. Book aux amateurs and not necessarily for children.
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