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Girona Art Museum (Museu d'Art de Girona)

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Address: 17004 Girona, Spain
Phone Number: 00 34 972 203834
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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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Excellent collection of Romanesque and Gothic Art

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stars 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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Thank YorkshireLass4843
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4 of 5 stars 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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Thank Gmlrfe
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5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Not for the unsteady on their feet! This museum has an extraordinary collection of ecclesiastical art but it's stored over several floors and you will need to be fairly mobile to enjoy the experience but it's worth a visit for sure.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A great use of an Old Building, the museum houses artwork and the tools used to produce them, It may not have the big names, however, personally I found it quite interesting and entertaining.

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

You can easily miss the entrance to this museum but it is right next to the Cathedral. The art is mostly religious but I found it frustrating that there were no descriptions in English! After reading a previous review about not missing the prison, we didn't even know there was a prison to see, so yes - we missed it!... More 

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