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Address: 1 rue de Verdun, 11000 Carcassonne, France
Phone Number: +33 4 68 77 73 70
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Well organised and friendly art gallery

Nothing particularly stunning on the walls but a good selection of western art from 17th to 20th century.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing particularly stunning on the walls but a good selection of western art from 17th to 20th century.

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try to see this building at night because the way it's illuminated is beautiful. Peaceful oasis by a large open square near the new bridge. Varied collection, a few gems - and some interesting temporary shows. Staff very helpful and friendly.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Cornwall, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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