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Musee d'Art et d'Archeologie

32 rue Georges Ermant, 02000 Laon, France
+33 3 23 20 19 87
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Laon, where's that?

As from other reviewers have said this is a somewhat unusual museum. While one might have expected... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wellington, New Zealand
A mildly interesting museum.

A rather strange museum; not very much local material but quite a bit from the ancient... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 rue Georges Ermant, 02000 Laon, France
+33 3 23 20 19 87
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As from other reviewers have said this is a somewhat unusual museum. While one might have expected something about the fascinating history of Laon (particularly given the Templar church in the grounds) there's none of that. Instead it seems to be a number of collections...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A rather strange museum; not very much local material but quite a bit from the ancient Mediterranean cultures. A small collection of oil paintings seemingly assembled at random. The lead figure of a crowned king with a sword (which is shown in the photograph) is...More

Thank 16thcentury2015
Reviewed 31 December 2015

A motley collection of artefacts which do not really reflect the life of the town which must be one of the most neglected historic sites I have ever seen... very sad

Thank christel
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We were in Laon on a rainy day so decided to go to the museum. For a small town, this was an all encompassing museum. Natural history, sculpture, paintings, furniture, etc. Unfortunately when we were in Laon, the Templar Chapel was under renovation, so we...More

Thank yupoarist
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Learn about the sad undoing of the Knights of Templar and enjoy a far more extensive collection of antiquities than one would anticipate. Some very interesting Flemish works as well. If it's raining in Laon, a good choice for spending some informative moments inside.

1  Thank CapertonGC
Reviewed 12 May 2014

... not a lot of local artifacts. There is however, a delightful Templars chapel in the grounds that is worth a look as there are few about in this condition.

Thank fatboyuk
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Not so far from the Laon cathedral lies one of the few Templar chapels in Europe, in the garden of the museum. For those who fancy the saga of the Knights Templars is a must see. The chapel belongs to the 12th century. The museum...More

1  Thank JulietaPedrosa
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