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Address: 1 rue de Verdun, 11000, Carcassonne, France
Phone Number: 04 68 77 73 70
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A friendly welcome and staff keen to share their knowledge and information. Well-displayed pieces for their permanent collection and regular temporary exhibitions of interest in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friendly welcome and staff keen to share their knowledge and information. Well-displayed pieces for their permanent collection and regular temporary exhibitions of interest in this beautiful building.

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Thank Nellie298
Carcassonne, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Return over and over to the Museum of Fine Arts with easy parking and short walks to get there. There are long and short term exhibitions. I saw the wonderful (Tenues de Soiree) antique evening gowns exhibition last year and walked back in just yesterday to see what might be new. Refurbishment of the square opposite is complete and no... More 

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Thank Sheri L
Lymington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

A quick visit to this gallery was very worth while. We looked at the paintings, mostly by local artists, in the permanent exhibition and the variety and quality was interesting

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Thank Jan H
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Spent about an hour looking at the permanent exhibition and also the current temporary exhibition. Loved the latter. Worth a visit!

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Thank ReniaM2013
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Although it was stiflingly hot inside the Museum the exhibition was breathtaking. I studied art at school and to actually see these famous artists "in the flesh" was wonderful. The museum is an interesting building - I wanted to move in and live there.

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Thank Suzie B
Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Had family and friends visit this summer and a staple of their stay was a trip to Carcassonne. After a couple of trips there we were looking for something else to do and we came apon the Museum of fine arts. It was lunch time and so the main permenant collection was closed, but there was special exhibit of Raoul... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We went to see a Dufy exhibition which was wonderful. We did not have any time to visit the other collections on offer.

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St Osyth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We recently revisited this museum and found a fascinating collection of locally related exhibits. The presentation was appropriate and interesting in a cool and encouraging atmosphere. It's a place to go to avoid the inclement weather that can sometimes strike the visitor too!

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Thank Charlietoosey
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This was a great find. Though compared to so many other museums in France, it is rather small, it offers exquisite works of art, particularly portraiture that connects to the region. It is a restful place and surprisingly not overrun with visitors.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

If you visit Carcassonne before 3rd October, make the time to see the Raoul Dufy exhibition. The gallery is punching well above its weight with this one. And there is a lift but you have to ask.

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