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Lapidary Museum

Museum, Sciences and technology, Archeological, Municipal museum in Avignon
  • The Lapidary Museum or the Antiquities Gallery of the Calvet Museum displays Greek, Roman, Gallo-roman and Paleochristian collections in a presentation that has been slowly renewed. The old chapel of the Jesuit College (XVIIth century), an example of the Baroque architecture, houses a rich collection.
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  • Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Gallo-roman and Paleochristian pieces are part of the collections, as well as a spectacular compilation of ancient Corinthian and Italic vases and numerous objects from the daily life such as funeral furniture, vases, glassware, jewelry and bronze objects.
    The whole collection is a historical and artistic treasure, established in 1810 by a legacy from Esprit Calvet, acquisitions and gifts from the State, as well as objects found in archeological excavations in...
    Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Gallo-roman and Paleochristian pieces are part of the collections, as well as a spectacular compilation of ancient Corinthian and Italic vases and numerous objects from the daily life such as funeral furniture, vases, glassware, jewelry and bronze objects.
    The whole collection is a historical and artistic treasure, established in 1810 by a legacy from Esprit Calvet, acquisitions and gifts from the State, as well as objects found in archeological excavations in Vaison-la-Romaine and some ancient European collections.

    Self-guided visit of about 1 hour.
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    Free visits of the permanent collections.
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  • From January 2, 2024 until February 29, 2024
    Open Everyday
  • From March 1, 2024 until May 31, 2024
    Open Everyday
  • From June 1, 2024 until September 30, 2024
    Open Everyday
  • From October 1, 2024 until October 31, 2024
    Open Everyday
  • From November 1, 2024 until December 31, 2024
    Open Everyday
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