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Girona Art Museum (Museu d'Art de Girona)

Address: Pujada de la Catedral 12, 17004 Girona, Spain
Phone Number: 00 34 972 203834
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Ranked #18 of 26 Attractions in Girona
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: Girona Art Museum is located in the incomparable setting of the former Bishop’s Palace, a building...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Girona Art Museum is located in the incomparable setting of the former Bishop’s Palace, a building first documented in the 10th century. It now houses the most important art collection in Girona province, with pieces dating from Romanesque times to the early 20th century.The building still conserves several spaces that bear witness to its original function, notably the Episcopal gaol and the superb garden, open to the public on several occasions throughout the year.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I am very interested in art but this gallery was almost totally of religious art- I do not know if the artists of Girona only did religious works.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Lovely building with too many stairs, though there was a lift which we used to go to the top then worked our way down. The exhibits are arranged historically though so if you do that then you're working your way backwards. The first 3 floors are mostly religeous works, carvings and paintings that you would expect to find in churches... More 

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Girona, Spain
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I think this art museum would be perfect for someone very interested in art and perhaps religious art. I went with friends who loved it. I dont know if Girona, Spain is the place to see amazing masterpieces

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Canberra, Australia
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144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Sorry, apart from the moderns I don't find Spain a great place to see art. Lots here in the "curiosity" category rather than "masterpiece".

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barcelona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

if you like religious art, this is the best place you can go in Girona

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Boston, Massachusetts
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

The Girona Art Museum is just by the Cathedral in Barri Vell and is absolutely worth a visit. The museum itself is charmingly restored to house a collection of Gothic sculptures, paintings and other objects that help tell the story of Girona and Catalunya. The staff are helpful and welcoming in this little gem of a museum, go and enjoy... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

This museum is located right next to the Cathedral and has great views of it if you peek out the windows. The entrance fee is cheap (we paid 2 euros each). You start on the first floor with religious art from the 10th-14th centuries, then move your way up to the fifth floor that has some 19th an 20th century... More 

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Banyoles
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Special museum in a special building next to Girona's famous Cathedral. Go and have a look and see what art people were making hundreds of year's ago.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

well worth a visit. so much history. we will return again.

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

This was one of the five museums that are linked and well worth a visit (2 euro to get in but then you only pay 1 euro each for the other 4) The english descriptions of the art are a bit poor and could do with improving now that Ryanair are taking this destination seriously. The day I visited I... More 

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