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Musee Provincial des Arts Anciens du Namurois

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Small but interesting

There are only a few rooms in this museum but the contents are beautiful. The intricate carving on... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Cath K
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

Small museum, but packed full of nice stuff, from paintings and sculptures to beautiful metalwork... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
hsmithjr
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Arlington, Virginia
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9 Sep 2018
“Small but interesting”
19 Jul 2018
“Worth a visit”
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

There are only a few rooms in this museum but the contents are beautiful. The intricate carving on some of the exhibits is amazing, so delicate. For me the highlight is the sculpture by the Maitre de Waha

Thank Cath K
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We’re well accustomed to visiting museums all over the US and Europe. The busy-bodies here followed us around making sure we “ne touché pas.” Far below the kind of hospitality we are used to. The collection is okay. Small.

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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Small museum, but packed full of nice stuff, from paintings and sculptures to beautiful metalwork. I really enjoyed our visit. Totally worth the €3 fee.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

€3 entrance is not much but just be aware that unless you have a specific interest or passion in household wares or religious ornaments from the 12th-18th century, you can basically see everything in this museum in about 20min! There isn't a huge variety on...More

Thank Flooks
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This museum has several interesting collections with items from the 12th to about the 18th century. There is a treasury of Oignies, with lots of elegant silverware. Then there are lots of sculptures and paintings, and some painted (stained?) glass, and some embroidered crosses. One...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Quite a nice small museum if you like Medieval and Renessaince history and art. They have some really beautiful church treasures from the 11-13th century, the so-called Oignies treasure. Unfortunately, only this room with the Oignies treasure has information in English, the rest of the...More

Thank TCuperus
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Filled with goodies that never found their way into the Louvre. Namur is everything good about Paris without the rudeness and the poodle poo.

Thank peery
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Passing through Namur, be sure to drop in at that Museum where you will find one of the most stunning collection of 12th C Mosan art (art from the region of the Meuse, the river that flows through Namur and goes on to Liege and...More

Thank ClaireFairhaven
Reviewed 22 May 2014

What a lovely little museum, on the ground floor some exquisitely detailed metal work, some lovely wood carvings and some interesting paintings, well worth a visit.,

Thank Marie K
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Perhaps now most well known for the fabulous 13th century silverware Trésor d'Oignies (see separate TripAdvisor entries), there is much else to see at this lovely provincial museum: from some amazing wood sculpture altar pieces (one in particular - I speak from an artistic, not...More

Thank Peter G
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