Musée de l'Ancien Évêché

Coordinates: 45°11′34″N 5°43′56″E / 45.1929°N 5.7321°E / 45.1929; 5.7321
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The Ancien Evêché Museum entrance

The Musée de l'Ancien Évêché (Museum of the Former Bishopric) is a departmental museum located in Grenoble, France and dedicated to the Isère heritage through the history of its Bishop's palace. Inaugurated in 1998,[1] it is settled in the former Bishop's palace, near Grenoble Cathedral. The museum gives access to the remains of an early Christian baptistry and to a section of the vestiges of the Gallo-Roman wall in the basement of the building.

Permanent exhibition[edit]

The permanent exhibition Isère through History displays items and paintings relating to the development of Isère from pre-history to the present day. The museum also shows regularly temporary exhibitions of local artists.[2] In December 2014, a public garden was inaugurated near the entrance.[3]

Temporary exhibitions[edit]

  • Diodore Rahoult from November 2013 to May 2014[4]
  • The Alps of Doisneau from November 2012 to September 2013[5]
  • He Yifu. The journey of a Chinese painter in the Alps from November 2010 to February 2011[6]
  • Jules Flandrin. works from 1889 to 1914, from November 2008 to April 2009
  • Grenoble. Visions of a city, from November 2007 to April 2008
  • Alexandre Debelle, from February 2006 to May 2006
  • The Isère heritage in comics, from November 2004 to May 2005
  • Painter (s) in Proveysieux, from October 2003 to May 2004
  • Carthusian monasteries in Europe, from October 2002 to May 2003
  • Abbé Calès, a man, an artist, from September 2001 to April 2002
  • The Tour du Pin triptych, from April 2000 to July 2001


The B tramline: Notre-Dame-Musée station.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Bilan de fréquentation des 70 principaux sites et musées de l'Isère" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Plongée dans 55 000 ans d'Isère". 2015-07-31. Archived from the original on 2015-10-07. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  3. ^ "Le Musée de l'Ancien Evêché a son jardin". 2014-12-10. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  4. ^ "Un artiste oublié à redécouvrir". 2013-11-15. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  5. ^ "Plus de 100 000 visiteurs pour l'expo "Doisneau et les Alpes" à Grenoble". 2013-08-07. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
  6. ^ "He Yifu peint les Alpes " à la chinoise "". 2011-01-07. Retrieved 2015-08-30.

External links[edit]

45°11′34″N 5°43′56″E / 45.1929°N 5.7321°E / 45.1929; 5.7321