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With six levels of permanent collections, Musee d'Art Roger Quilliot, is a fine art museum housed in the former Ursulines convent building from the 17th century with a beautiful atrium topped by a canopy. You can peruse nearly 2,000 works of art from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, including contemporary art. The ground floor contains medieval sculptures, such as "Vierge de Vernol" and "Notre-Dame d'Usson," as well as the Renaissance room with the statue "Pallas-Athena" by Léonard Sarson. The first floor has 17th and 18th century works, including "Portrait de Vincent Voiture" by Philippe de Champaigne. The second floor has 19th century works from the region, and the two levels in the basement have 20th century works including lithographs by Pablo Picasso. Using our custom trip planner, Clermont-Ferrand attractions like Musee d'Art Roger Quilliot can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Musee d'Art Roger Quilliot reviews
I was pleasantly surprised by the museum, it’s so well done! The exhibits are wonderful and provide a overview of art throughout France’s history. The building is also beautiful inside and creatively.... more »
This was a total surprise, as the museum has a very nondescript exterior, but it turned out to be a really well designed conversion of a convent, creating lots of light with large space for large... more »
Good place for 2 hours. Good displays, layout, seating but no outstanding pieces.
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