Musee Calvet, Avignon

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#3 of 12 in Museums in Avignon
A heavenly abode of art, archaeology and beauty, Musee 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 Musee 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. Plan your Musee Calvet visit and explore what else you can see and do in Avignon using our Avignon trip itinerary maker .
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  • The Calva Museum is an impressive museum, located within an 18th-century mansion. The museum presents an impressive collection, which includes a wide range of items related to various subjects, includ...  more »
  • Among other things, you can find beautiful works by Breughel but also modern art. Nice location in the centre of Avignon. Free entrance It is kindly asked to give a voluntary contribution. This museum has been one of the highlights in Chelsea holiday in Provence. The staff were very helpful.
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  • I liked the museum, even though I'm not a great expert in modern art. I strongly recommend the Flemish section. Plus: the entrance is free.
  • A nicely arranged museum with a large number of exquisite works of art. Really friendly staff and a lovely atmosphere
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