Musee des Beaux-Arts, Carcassonne

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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 arrived at 12.10pm and were told straight away that they were closing, when we asked what time the lady said 12.30 and looked down her nose when we said “that’s fine, we can be out in 20 mins... 
    We arrived at 12.10pm and were told straight away that they were closing, when we asked what time the lady said 12.30 and looked down her nose when we said “that’s fine, we can be out in 20 mins...  more »
  • We needed to fill some time on our last day so popped to this free museum. We’re no art buffs but managed to while away half an hour here. 
    We needed to fill some time on our last day so popped to this free museum. We’re no art buffs but managed to while away half an hour here.  more »
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  • The museum is well organized and maintained. I’m very surprised that the regional musée des beaux-arts is of a decent quality but free. You will discover some paintings from the 17th-19th centuries that feature the region’s views and people.
  • We didn’t get a chance to visit the museum but outside it looks very pretty, with all the little statues and a beautiful alley in the front.

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