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Beautiful works! Must see!

I spent a few hours in the Art History museum. Loved the beautiful works on each floor such have... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
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A wonderfully quiet but charming museum

Lovely place to visit for a rainy day. The Maison Ratz is absolutely fantastic as a home place for... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

I spent a few hours in the Art History museum. Loved the beautiful works on each floor such have been well preserved. There are two 'wings' to the museum so don't forget to cover both. The 12 apostles were quite spectacular. Definitely worth checking out...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Lovely place to visit for a rainy day. The Maison Ratz is absolutely fantastic as a home place for an art museum. The exhibition is small but very precious. Parking opportunities in vicinity however rather small.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Easily two hours of excellent art- most of it late medieval and Renaissance sculptures. Not a lot of great oils. The Medieval collection rivals the Cloisters in NYC. I saw zero other visitors during my time at the museum. It was all mine! They had...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Our visit to Fribourg coincided with a significant amount of rain so we weren't able to do as much walking about the town as we would have liked. Fortunately we were able to spend a very nice couple of hours wandering through this fascinating museum....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2017

First of all, it is simply a very pleasant place to be in, regardless of what's in it. Then, you'll walk around freely and discover marvels you surely didn't know existed. A must.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Thierry C
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Art and History Museum of Fribourg is quite large and is located in three adjacent buildings. There are several exhibitions: antique statues, gold and silverware, stained glass, and a few others, but the main part is dedicated to Roman Catholic Art with French influence that...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank N_K
Reviewed February 20, 2016

There weren't many things and it was all german or french. I didn't understand a thing. So, I didn't feel anything about the art or history here. Maybe that is the reason I rate it low. But they don't have so many things to show...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Kukiliku
Reviewed July 31, 2015

Fribourg's Art and History Museum occupies two interesting historic buildings that are linked by an underground passage. The entrance is adjacent to the 4-floor Hôtel Ratzé, which houses mainly sculptures and paintings by local 12th - 16th century artists, as well as two stained glass...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank 2plus2gva
Reviewed July 23, 2015

I love visiting museums, so this was top of my list. There is lots of love here, but also room for improvement. As nearly all TA reviewers have said, the collect and the way it's curated is amazing. Not only the collection, but the two...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank AnnArborMHT
Reviewed July 15, 2015

As a local, have visited several times. Cannot say whether there are special tresors, but have always found it interesting and wothwhile.

Date of experience: August 2014
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