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Musee Fesch

Open Now: 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM, 2:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Open today: 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM, 2:15 PM - 5:15 PM
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A well put together collection of paintings

Had a very peaceful picnic lunch in the delightful courtyard garden fronting the Musee Fesch. The... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2015
kiwisteph2015
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Fine collection in a magnificent building

The quality of the art by artists who were not well known. I love the Cuban artists interspersed... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2015
Joan K
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Wyncote, Pennsylvania
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A small museum with a fine collection of Renaissance paintings: a must-see for the avid art lover.
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50 rue du Cardinal Fesch, 20000 Ajaccio, Communaute d'Agglomeration du Pays Ajaccien, Corsica, France
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

I was very impressed with some exceptional Italian school paintings worthy to be be displayed in the most famous museums of the world

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank DonaldRob
Reviewed March 8, 2016

Got to visit this museum last summer. The place is truly beautiful. It's an old nobleman's mansion and it was a nice cour d'honneur with a monument to the owner. The rooms were aircondinioned and this was the very important aspect as outside it was...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

The museum has some interesting artwork, excellent paintings, and a nice layout. The lighting on the other had is horrible, spot lights are directed to oil paintings which makes,them reflect like a mirror. So you really can't appreciate the paintings. It's such a shame.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

Drove here specifically to visit the collection and wish I had not wasted half a day. Traffic a real nightmare into the town, although close proximity metered parking very reasonable, just follow your sat-nav. Very disappointing collection, badly lit and the usual single language information...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 22, 2015

Billed as an important museum, I have to say we were all disappointed. There were some interesting paintings, especially those on the lower ground level which had various paintings of Ajaccio in the 19th and early 20th century. But I didn't understand the curating of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 18, 2015

Had a very peaceful picnic lunch in the delightful courtyard garden fronting the Musee Fesch. The Titian is housed on the top floor and is so worth going to see on its own, however we worked our way across three floors and enjoyed it all....More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Although not unfriendly the staff were all very tense and constantly followed you around a few steps behind as you went through the gallery. There were a few nice pieces of corsican art in the basement but much of the rest was extremely dark and...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed June 23, 2015

The quality of the art by artists who were not well known. I love the Cuban artists interspersed with the Medieval Art. this was a wonderful touch.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Joan K
Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a nice museum, not too big and nicely laid out. The collection is good, but not great. As there are not a lot of cultural things to do in Ajaccio, this ranks high on the list.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Alfred B
Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

Bit overrated museum - boasts largest French collection of Italian Renaissance/Baroque masters outside Louvre, but that is overreach - example, only one Boticelli, no Titian, etc. most are second rated artists. One credit: shows evolution of late medieval to early renaissance quite well with appearance...More

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Response from IrmaV | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I really don't know the answer to this. I didn't see any wheelchairs but that doesn't mean anything. I also didn't see elevators, but probably there is one. The museum entry is on street level. I would see if the... More
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I am sorry that I can not be sure of the accessibility. You would need to address this question directly to the museum.
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