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Museum of Fine Arts

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Address: 1 rue de Verdun, 11000, Carcassonne, France
Phone Number: 04 68 77 73 70
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Amazingly good artworks for such a small place.

I was pleasantly surprised at how many and varied the artworks were. Disappointingly, a few showed signs of damage but given that entrance is free, maybe they can't afford... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2016
AntoinetteM199
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Cornwall, Canada
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Worth a visit if you like art, good for an hour or two if the weather is wet, cold or windy. A bit of a confusing layout and beware of the middle of the day closing for a couple of hours.

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Newcastle, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Nothing particularly interesting. The usual bored staff. Mainly paintings. Seemed somewhat run down, as did most of this side of Carcassonne

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Haddington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Short visit as it was near lunch time closing Saw temporary exhibition and a little of the permanent collection Time was not on our side that day as it was near lunch time closing Give yourself time to see it.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Set over two floors with free entrance to the Musum worth a visit if a rainy day or if interested in Art.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Ornate Neo-Classical facade. The museum boasts a rich collection of paintings and ceramics from the 17th to the 21st Century. Also hosts excellent temporary exhibitions so you never know what you might be lucky enough to see.

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Thank Bernie C
Cornwall, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised at how many and varied the artworks were. Disappointingly, a few showed signs of damage but given that entrance is free, maybe they can't afford restoration. Worth visiting. The museum building itself is beautiful if crumbling.

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Thank AntoinetteM199
Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

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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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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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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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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