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Entrée musée anchien évéché Grenoble
The Ancien Evêché Museum entrance

The Ancien Évêché Museum is a departmental museum in Grenoble. It is dedicated to the Isere heritage through the history of its Bishop's palace. It was inaugurated in 1998. It is in the former Bishop's palace, near the Notre-Dame cathedral. The museum gives access to the remains of an early Christian baptistry and to a section of the former Roman wall, in the basement of the building.

The permanent exhibition Isère throught 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.

Some temporary exhibitions

  •  Diodore Rahoult from November 2013 to May 2014
  •  The Alps of Doisneau from November 2012 to September 2013
  • He Yifu. The journey of a Chinese painter in the Alps  from November 2010 to February 2011
  • 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, fom October 2003 to May 2004
  • Cartusian 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.

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