Musée Gassendi

Interesting
The museum, spanning science, painting, contemporary art and local history, was founded by watercolour artist, Paul Martin, of the Provençal School in 1889. Historic holdings of Italian and Dutch art. An added bonus is the collection of 200 19C scientific instruments, including the superb cosmographic clock. The visit continues outdoors with contemporary art (Andy Goldsworthy, Herman de Vries, Mark Dion, Joan Fontcuberta) dotted around the grounds.

Useful information

Address:

64 boulevard Gassendi, 04000 Digne-les-Bains

Phone:

+33 4 92 31 45 29

Price:

6 € (-12 years old 4 €)

Opening hours

mid May-end Sep: 11am-7pm; rest of year: 9am-noon, 1.30pm-5.30pm - closed Tue, 25 Dec-1 Jan and some Bank Hols

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