The museums are arranged in alphabetical order of their location.

Rolin museum

The museum (musée Rolin) houses rich and varied collections.  The the Gallo-Roman past of Autun,  works of the middle ages and paintings from the 17th to the 20th century.  There is also the film revealing every detail of the last judgment tympanum of the Saint-Lazare Cathedral (12th century).

Capitulaire Hall

The hall (sale capitulaire) in the Saint-Lazare Cathedral houses a splendid collection capitals of the Romanesque cathedral (twelfth century). The famous tympanum and the tomb of the relics of Saint-Lazare of the cathedral are worth a visit as well.    

Chateau Auvers-sur-Oise

The town is a memorial to Vincent van Gogh, the place where he died in 1890 and where his grave and the grave of his brother Theo can be found. The château shows voyage au temps des impressionists, a trip back to the time of the Impressionists. Visitors are guided past various tableaux, pictures, movies … Read more » “Chateau Auvers-sur-Oise”

The Palace of the Popes

The Palace (Palais des Papes) stands as the mighty symbol of the church’s influence throughout the western Christian world in the 14th century. Construction was started in 1335 and completed in less than twenty years. The Popes’ Palace is the biggest Gothic palace in  Europe with over 20 rooms, scenes of historic events, the pope’s private chambers … Read more » “The Palace of the Popes”

Museum Palais du Roure

The museum of popular arts and traditions is housed in the Palais du Roure and is a centre for Mediterranean culture, ethnology, provencal and archaeological studies. It shows  in particular Provence and Provencal history, traditions, language and literature. It also provides unexpected information, documents and objects that once belonged to John Stuart Mill for example, who … Read more » “Museum Palais du Roure”

Municipal Archives and Museum

The museum (Musée du Mont de Piété et Archives Municipales ) shows the oldest pawnshop in France (17th century), the archives of the City of Avignon, and the objects from the period the building served as a silk works