Musée Municipal Pierre-de-Luxembourg

Interesting
Housed in the Hôtel Pierre-de-Luxembourg, this municipal museum displays some exceptional works of art, including a 14C Virgin in polychrome ivory, carved from elephant tusk. Note also the 14C Virgin with two faces from the Nuremberg school, the 18C chasuble reputedly belonging to Innocent VI and the 17C Holy Sacrament veil decorated with pearls. Paintings on display include The Coronation of the Virgin (1454), a masterpiece of Gothic art by Enguerrand Quarton, as well as canvases by Nicolas Mignard.

Useful information

Address:

3 rue de la République, 30400 Villeneuve-lez-Avignon

Phone:

+33 4 90 27 49 66

Price:

3.60 € (-18 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

May-Oct: 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-6pm; rest of year: 2pm-5pm, Wed 10am-noon, 2pm-5pm - closed Mon, 1 Jan, 1 May, 1 and 11 Nov, 24-25 and 31 Dec

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