Musee Calvet, Avignon

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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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  • Large collection of art over the centuries with many sculptures of 19th century. A great find in a beautiful mansion. 
    Large collection of art over the centuries with many sculptures of 19th century. A great find in a beautiful mansion.  more »
  • Fabulous free collection, very diverse. Everything from Egyptian sarcophagi to Dutch masterpieces to 20th century French art. Plus in a grand mansion venue. 
    Fabulous free collection, very diverse. Everything from Egyptian sarcophagi to Dutch masterpieces to 20th century French art. Plus in a grand mansion venue.  more »
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  • Delightful place. Gorgeous building and a wonderful assortment of beautiful things inside. Sit in the garden to chill for a while. And it's all free!
  • Free when we visited. Pretty cool little museum with statues and paintings. A lot of religious type people falling on each other or looking at the sky art, but there's a couple of remarkable pieces and there are much worse ways to spend an hour or two on a hot day. Cool building, too

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