Champagne Country Sights

Musée d'Art et d'Archéologie

  • 32 rue Georges-Ermant Map It
  • Laon

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

Laon's art and archeology museum has a collection of Mediterranean finds from the Bronze Age through the Gallo-Roman era that is second in importance only to that at the Louvre. Other highlights include fine 17th- and 18th-century paintings by celebrated local artists Mathieu Le Nain and Jean-Simon Berthélemy, as well as the chilling effigy of Guillaume de Harcigny, doctor to the insane Charles VI. The Chapelle des Templiers in the garden—a small, octagonal 12th-century chapel topped by a shallow dome—houses fragments of the cathedral's gable.

Sight Information

Address:

32 rue Georges-Ermant, Laon, 02000, France

Map It

Phone:

/03–23–22–87–00

Sight Details:

  • €4
  • June–Sept., Tues.–Sun. 11–6; Oct.–May, Tues.–Sun. 2–6

Published 06/25/2015

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