Declared of national interest by the Generalitat Government the museum, especially for the magnificent collection of medieval art it contains, but also for the museum facilities themselves, located next to the Cathedral of Vic. Some 29,000 examples of Catalan Romanesque and Gothic painting and sculpture are on display, as well as pieces of industrial and decorative arts and an excellent collection of woven cloths and liturgical vestments. Among the masterpieces here are the Christ in Majesty from Santa Maria in Lluçà, the Baldachin from Ribes and the the Descent from the Cross from Erill la Vall, all from the twelfth century.
Episcopal Museum of Vic
|Venue name:||Episcopal Museum of Vic||Contact:|
Plaça del Bisbe Oliba, 3
|Opening hours:||Open 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 6pm, Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 7pm on Saturdays and 10am to 2pm on Sundays and public holidays.|
|Price:||General admission: €7. Concessionary fro pensioners, students, unemployed, Young people aged 10 to 18, large family and monoparental and TRSC card holders: €3.50. Free admission on the first Thursday of every month, on 18th May and 5th July, for children under 10 years of age, members of ICOM and the Associació de Museòlegs de Catalunya, for accredited teachers and for members of the Club Super3.|