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.
Musee Lapidaire Reviews
The Museum of Archeology, located inside the Chapel of the Jesuit College since 1933. The building inside is the museum built in a beautiful Brooke style. The museum contains a wide variety of exhibit... more »
I didn't except to find here this nice collection of Egyptian, Greek, Roman art pieces. Really worth while to see. And sure with a free entry. more »
Very impressive how they have worked to preserve this amazing piece of work. There are many exhibits which tell the story of the Egyptian history.
This museum was okay. It is free and rather small. Conveniently located on one of the main streets so we popped I quickly. Some old Greek and Roman pieces that were interesting to view.
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