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Museum of Fine Arts

Address: 1 rue de Verdun, 11000 Carcassonne, France
Phone Number: 04 68 77 73 70
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Ranked #18 of 32 Attractions in Carcassonne
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums

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Highcliffe, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

A free art gallery with some beautiful paintings which are well restored. . Very interesting. I was surprised that they didn't do a guide in English and also watch their opening times....they close for lunch ( but it is in France).

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Whistler, Canada
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329 reviews 329 reviews
82 attraction reviews
266 helpful votes 266 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Possibly this museum has some worthy artworks, but I doubt it. When I tried to visit on a Saturday, it was closed for lunch. To me, this is a clear sign that the museum is not considered seriously by the municipality, but is maintained only because it's perceived as a civic necessity, to be run for as little outlay as... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Not entirely my bag (pre/ post Impressionist more to my taste) but a fair municipal / provincial collection nonetheless. And it's entirely free, so do pop in when in town.

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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198 reviews 198 reviews
141 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Great Brazilian collection upstairs invigilated by the most beautiful invigilator who perfectly complimented the stunningly colourful exhibits . Downstairs was so-so.

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Sussex
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Easy to find in the main square. There was an exhibition of Corot and northern light at the time of our visit, which was well curated. Staff were helpful. Good visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Is what you get here. Nothing outstanding, but a well laid out exhibition of interesting works. I liked it all, I didn't dislike anything!!

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

A familiar collection of local and non local painters is in one room downstairs plus a large and more interesting collection upstairs.A new exhibition every few weeks in main ground floor room. Usually very good. Has outdoor shows in courtyard in summer/festival time/

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dorset
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Good place to spend an hour or so, and it's free. Check the opening times first on their website. Bags needed to be handed in at the front desk. It has a permanent collection on the first floor (portraits, still-life, etc.) and had 2 other temporary exhibitions while we were in Carcassonne: a collection on the theme of Don Quixote,... More 

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Brechin, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

not quite into the festival period yet the exhibits were interesting and the access was good, nice and cool inside.

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London
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Popped in on the way back to the station, Beverley stayed outside as she did not want to leave her bag at the desk as she had the passports. So I had a quick whistle stop tour. Reminded me a bit of the Dulwich Picture Gallery with some similar styles of paintings. Some very interesting pieces, if you like art... More 

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