We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights

The building is quite big but you can visit the museum in about one hour. There are several things... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2017
Beautifully done exhibit!

There is much to see here - paintings, sculptures and archaeological treasures. We speak French... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2016
Toronto, Canada
Read all 138 reviews
All photos (49)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Jul 21, 2018
“Late to re-open”
Oct 5, 2017
Built between 1855 and 1867, the Museum of Amiens is one of the first museums built outside Paris, on the initiative of the Society of Antiquarians of Picardy and with the support of Napoleon III. The museum is currently undergoing renovation and is...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
48 rue de la Republique, 80000, Amiens, France
+33 3 22 97 14 00
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Amiens
Reviews (138)
Filter reviews
40 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 40 reviews
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Still closed. Now expected to reopen some time in 2019. The former Musee de l'art local (in the house of the duc de Berry) is also closed (in 2018), seemingly permanently

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank IanAberdeen
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

I wish I found this info on TripAdvisor before coming to Amiens : The Musée de Picardie will be undergoing renovation work in 2016, but will remain open to visitors until the end of June 2017. Today is 4 October 2017... Museum closed for restoration...More

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank 613reginaz
Reviewed June 18, 2017

The building is quite big but you can visit the museum in about one hour. There are several things to see and the visit is interesting (there are also very nice paintings).

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed June 17, 2017

While it isn't a huge museum, it does have some very good exhibits. It is more than just an art gallery, and they way they set out the rooms also works quite well.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed June 8, 2017

An amazing building currently undergoing restoration so a visit is not really worthwhile just yet. Most of the collection is not available to view. The paintings on exhibit are stunning and huge! The room overwhelms!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank shelleybeachbelle
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Currently (May 2017) parts are closed for renovation, so limited access. A good display of art well laid out.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank David S
Reviewed January 4, 2017

This seemingly tiny building is overfilled by interesting items to be seen. The paintings, statues, and foreign exhibitions will leave you speechless. It was the first museum in which I saw a real mummy in its coffin. After that I have seen such only in...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Vihren M
Reviewed November 16, 2016

When we arrived at the museum, the staff clearly explained that during refurbishment only a small portion of the collection was visible. The salon has been hung with extra paintings to give a sense of the collection; unfortunately, the lighting is not suitable, and it...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank sjoh0050
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Amiens which was almost destroyed in World War 1 is a beautiful city. Old style homes have been recreated and the Norte Damm Catheral is a magnifient building it is said better then Paris.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank gbsachse
Reviewed October 2, 2016

There is much to see here - paintings, sculptures and archaeological treasures. We speak French, but would have enjoyed it more if the descriptions had also been provided in English.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Stewsview
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 21 nearby hotels
Ibis Amiens Centre Cathedrale
733 reviews
.18 miles away
Crystal Hotel
107 reviews
.23 miles away
Hotel Marotte
278 reviews
.27 miles away
Hotel Le Saint Louis
136 reviews
.34 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 373 nearby restaurants
Restaurant Osmoz
584 reviews
.17 miles away
Hermann Fromagerie et Table d'hotes
17 reviews
.17 miles away
Saveurs d'Asie
316 reviews
.16 miles away
La Coupole
185 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 72 nearby attractions
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
3,515 reviews
.38 miles away
Amiens Cathedrale
87 reviews
.40 miles away
Maison de Jules Verne
627 reviews
.35 miles away
Horloge Dewailly et Marie-sans-chemise
108 reviews
.25 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Musee de Picardie staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines