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Cite du Vitrail

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There may not be many exhibits in the museum but each piece is superb and different. The glass my... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2017
IanG762
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London, United Kingdom
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For those who love stained glass

This place have temporary exhibitions with stained glass as a theme. We saw one which presented the... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
EllenChr
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Oslo, Norway
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“Must see”
Jul 15, 2018
“Small and free.”
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

To see some of the oldest glass in the world this is the place to go,this summers temporary exhibition has glass from an ancient church being repaired well worth seeing.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

There may not be many exhibits in the museum but each piece is superb and different. The glass my be from the 16th century or more contemporary as a jazz scene. More current are the proposals for a cathedral in the 21st century. Fascinating to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank IanG762
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

This place have temporary exhibitions with stained glass as a theme. We saw one which presented the work of one of the grand restorers and creators (the latter in cases where the original windows were lost) of lot of the windows in Troyes cathedral and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank EllenChr
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Troyes is in the centre of a part of France (Aube) that has the greatest number of stained glass windows in the country, and the Aube is probably the most famous in Europe. The Cite du Vitrail is a very small museum that features a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank GirdleTheEarth
Reviewed August 2, 2015

No charge to look round an interesting selection of glass, and find out about the designs of windows by the Cistercians. It sounds like the displays will vary over time, so it'll be worth going back again on another visit to Troyes.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Caroline F
Reviewed June 7, 2015

You are better off visiting the churches. The museum is just OK but nothing to brag about. For me this was perhaps 20 min stroll through the museum. You can see an evolution in the stain glass technology but some explanation in English would be...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Lev1966
Reviewed March 11, 2014

The items shown in the exhibition are on loan so they are not on permanent display. It was an opportunity to have a close view of old stained glass, after it has been cleaned and restored. At the time of our visit there were not...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank Aipalovik
Reviewed August 24, 2013

A fantastic new space dedicated to the art of stain glasses of the whole area. Hosted in beautiful historical building, it is completely free and it gives you a panoramic of this art in the whole area. Staff is also very friendly.

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank arimaior
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Have to be a stained glass person to really enjoy this this one subject museum. But interesting for a short visit.

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank PhilDohaqatar
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