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Girona Art Museum (Museu d'Art de Girona)

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Address: 17004 Girona, Spain
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+34 972 20 38 34
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Girona Art Museum is located in the incomparable setting of the former...

Girona Art Museum is located in the incomparable setting of the former Bishop’s Palace, a building first documented in the 10th century. It now houses the most important art collection in Girona province, with pieces dating from Romanesque times to the early 20th century.The building still conserves several spaces that bear witness to its original function, notably the Episcopal gaol and the superb garden, open to the public on several occasions throughout the year.

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Whilst wandering the maze of streets it made a change from cafe's and shops to take a break in this beautiful museum. The building is stunning and whilst religious art isn't my... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Nicki H
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst wandering the maze of streets it made a change from cafe's and shops to take a break in this beautiful museum. The building is stunning and whilst religious art isn't my favourite thing, it's good to open your mind and just take it all in, in the beautiful surroundings.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Worth a look if you are interested in religious art, somewhat heavy if not. Very quiet, get the impression most folks don't call in, although it's only another 3€ on top of your cathedral admission or 4.5 € if visiting gallery only.

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Meze, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

wonderful museum tucked away in the old city near the cathedral . A beautiful building where one can meander through huge rooms and intimate corners to view some of the marvelous art from medieval Catalonia. One has to fall in awe and humility to comprehend the naive and genuine talents of the artists who gave their best to represent the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

This museum is housed in the former Bishop's palace beside the Cathedral. Most of the collection are Romanesque and Gothic works, these are also the best works in the collection. There are also works up to the twentieth century. In particular Romanesque works dominate the museum with a large number of intricate architectural elements, paintings and sculptures forming the basis... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

This collection was the highlight of my short trip to N. Spain. SO much more than merely interesting, The heartfelt and very personal work which went into the figures of the Madonna - at a time when she was allowed to be portrayed as a real woman. . . I was gobsmacked at the living personalities portrayed in the faces.... More 

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North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Enjoyed our time in the Art Museum, some interesting exhibits. Well laid out and cool inside. Lovely building. Spectacular statuary.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

This museum is interesting because of its beautiful collection of Virgin with child. Quite easy and fast to visit, but with great emotions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic old building. Decent collection. Don't bother with the audioguide - the list of selected works and some postings in English give enough information. This museum has some displays that add interest; for example, pigment sources and how stained glass is made.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

It is always nice to see art by those other than the big generally recognised names. There are some really interesting pieces here and there are certainly a lot of them! What was particularly nice was a small exhibition of paint colours and the items they are made from. Just a pity that the only language is Catalan, makes it... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015

A great building and excellent collection of medieval religious and some more recent (well 19th century) paintings. Some wonderful stonework too, and other wooden statues. Easiest way is to go towards the toilet area, catch the lift to the 5th floor and work your way back down. Don't miss the prison (preso) in room 11, with the 300 year old... More 

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