Museum of Sacred Art in county Gard

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Presentation

The Museum takes an audacious and original cultural approach to sacred art. The Maison des Chevaliers, or House of Knights, is a magnificent setting for these collections of sacred art. The house has its original decoration and painted ceilings from the 14th and 15th centuries and is a Historical Monument.
MAISON DES CHEVALIERS - MUSEUM OF SACRED ART

A MEDIEVAL HOME
The collections are displayed in La Maison des Chevaliers, one of the jewels of architectural history in County Gard, entirely ranked as a Historical Monument. The building is the perfectly preserved home of a rich dynasty of merchants in the Rhone Valley. The home was built in the 12th century and has undergone several transformations.

See the Royal Court of Justice that was in the building in the 14th century, with its beautiful proportions. See the two ceremonial rooms from the 15th century with their magnificent ceilings and sumptuous décor that is amazingly modern. The ceilings show coats of arms, exotic animals, fantastic beasts and scenes of daily life from the Middle Ages. An amazing panorama that has been perfectly preserved and is a wonder to see.

A VERY SECULAR MUSEUM
What is the connection between a Romanesque Madonna, a statue of a soldier from a Chinese tomb, an African mask and an icon from Crete? This museum of Sacred Art in county Gard is not exactly a Fine Arts Museum, it has gathered objects we are not accustomed to seeing grouped together. The meaning of these works, and their connection, can be somewhat obscure at first ... This secular museum of sacred art proposes an audacious and original cultural approach to sacred art and gives viewers new insight to the meaning of the works in its collection.
Opening day(s)

Exceptionally closed : Monday 01 November 2021

Exceptionally closed : Thursday 11 November 2021

Exceptionally closed : Saturday 25 December 2021

All year long 2022

Every day except Monday

Past Opening day(s)

Exceptionally closed : Friday 01 January 2021

Exceptionally closed : Monday 05 April 2021

Exceptionally closed : Saturday 01 May 2021

Exceptionally closed : Saturday 08 May 2021

Exceptionally closed : Thursday 13 May 2021

Exceptionally closed : Monday 24 May 2021

Exceptionally closed : Wednesday 14 July 2021

General Informations
  • Service :
    • disabled person access
  • Type :
    • Museums

Tarifs

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Free

Map

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Maison des Chevaliers - Musée d'Art Sacré du Gard
2, rue Saint Jacques
30130
Pont-Saint-Esprit
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 44.255201
Longitude : 4.650926
Contact
Museum of Sacred Art in county Gard
2, rue Saint Jacques
30130
Pont-Saint-Esprit
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Phone : + 33 (0)4 66 39 17 61
Phone : + 33 (0)4 66 90 75 80
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