Musee des Beaux-Arts, Carcassonne Center

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Presenting a wide range of displays, Musee des Beaux-Arts showcases pieces from ancient Egyptian antiquities to paintings and sculptures from the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum is widely considered one of the most important in Europe because it features works by Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Van Gogh, Degas, Renoir, Manet, Cézanne, Corregio, El Greco, Rubens, Matisse, Picasso, Bacon, Rodin, and dozens of other masters. You will also find items from ancient Greece and Rome, as well as 50,000 coins, medals, and seals, and 8,000 works of graphic art. The museum's collection of Egyptian artifacts alone includes over 600 pieces, making it one of the best Egyptian collections in Europe. Arrange to visit Musee des Beaux-Arts and other attractions in Carcassonne using our Carcassonne trip tool .
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  • We were made to feel very welcome the moment we entered the Museum and were given a leaflet in English. As you might expect, it is a mixed collection. There are some stars from the Italian' Renaissanc...  more »
  • It is on the square, in the heart of the new city and therefore easy to access; It is very nice to visit and in addition, it has the advantage of being free. You can see, among others, works by Caesar, Armand, Niki de St Phalle.
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  • Besides the permanent collection, there is currently an exhibition of contemporary art well worth a look. Don't be afraid to push the door open, upstairs.
  • Some interesting pictures but not many. However, it is free! But they had very strange lighting that made some pictures almost impossible to see because the lights reflected off the painting.
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