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Musee St-Croix

3 bis, rue Jean-Jaures, 86000 Poitiers, France
05 49 41 07 53
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Ranked #4 of 18 Attractions in Poitiers
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
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Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I visited this museum specifically to see one painting in particular and ended up spending over three hours browsing the collections. The layout of the museum is confusing, and so I went backwards, chronologically, from modern to ancient. This actually worked for me, though. I was happy enough strolling through paintings and modern sculpture, but when I found the entrance... More

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Lincolnshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Very interesting museum on at least two basement floors (probably three), also large reception area and an upstairs too. Plenty to see so make sure you leave yourself enough time to visit the art galleries as well as all the artifacts hidden deep in the bowels of the museum!

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Birmingham
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a decent museum and has some excellent exhibits (although the Camille Claudel piece which i really wanted to see was on loan to Dresden!) - however the layout was a bit confusing and especially the paintings seemed to be grouped together in a rather muddled way. The cabinet of curiousities was interesting and would have been even more... More

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Kankakee, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Extremely pleased with this museum. The archaelogy exhibit was fantastic and worth the visit. Enjoyed the Rodin and other sculptures and paintings throughout the museum. The cabinet of curiosities completed the tour in a fascinating way. Recommended as an end of the day, relaxing tour.

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Lincoln
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

Didn't go in as they are in the middle of renovation and the areas I was interested in - ancient history and medieval are closed. Wish I had known before I did the walk there!

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