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Musee Lapidaire

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Small museum, interesting artifacts

This museum is free, open to the public, and has largely roman and greek artifacts found in the... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
KKarr123
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Saint Charles, Missouri
A good archaeological museum

This museum is free and has some excellent exhibits, though admittedly we didn't see anything very... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
JVR77
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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65 rue de la Republique, 84000, Avignon, France
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

Down Rue de la Republique, the Musee Lapidaire should not be missed. It is generously free of charge and an exciting place to explore. It brings to one place the stone relics and artifacts of Avignon’s Roman past and more of that. Not only is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ray V
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This museum is free, open to the public, and has largely roman and greek artifacts found in the local area, but also some egyptian pieces. Lots of things on walls and sitting on plinths so that you can really get close and see the fine...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KKarr123
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This museum is free and has some excellent exhibits, though admittedly we didn't see anything very different from what's on display in similar museums in Italy. The explanations are excellent but one's French has to be up to it as there are no English translations.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JVR77
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Desperate to get out of the rain (Provence in May!) we dashed into this former church not expecting very much but were pleasantly surprised. It now houses a small but interesting collection of Greek and Roman artifacts (sculpture and pottery) many of which were discovered...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

My partner and I are not avid museum-goers but stopped by this tiny little refurbished old church building and were pleasantly surprised. You don't need more than 20 minutes to wander around and marvel at the ancient Greek and Roman statues and artefacts. Entry is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

This former church contains many beautiful greek and roman carvings, painted vases and the like. Some of the funerary items are moving. It's a very peaceful place. It's free nowadays, under Avignon's new 'liberte, egalite, gratuite' policy for city-run museums.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank David P
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Very interesting items in this museum. The Roman ones were found nearby, the Greek not so much. Some incredible sculptures and friezes from the Roman era. Costs very little to get in - especially if you have AvignonPass.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank andyo86
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We spent a little over 30 minutes enjoying this small museum. It is located in a decommissioned church and houses a nice Greek and Roman collection.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Diane K
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This is a very small archaeological annex to the Musee Calvert. There is only one large hall, plus some bays, containing antique and medieval sculptures, but, as the entrance fee is minimal, it is worth a short visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ColinBern
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This is the sister museum to the Musee Calvet, and holds their collection of Greek, Roman, and Gallo - Roman art in a lovely small decommissioned church. It's not encyclopedic by any means, but it has stellar examples. Unfortunately our visit was more or less...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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