Musée d'Agesci. Niort . France
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N 46° 19.267 W 000° 27.282
30T E 695942 N 5132875
Quick Description: Musée d'Agesci
Location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Date Posted: 2/4/2015 12:21:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMNB1H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
Ancien lycée de jeunes filles, réalisé par Georges Lasseron en 1897,le musée d'Agesci réunit aujourd'hui trois musées en un : Beaux-Arts (sculpture, peinture, arts décoratifs, orfèvrerie, lutherie...), Histoire Naturelle (géologie régionale, ornithologie...), conservatoire de l'éducation (objets et mobiliers scolaires, appareils scientifiques, cartes, ouvrages et films scolaires… retraçant un siècle et demi d'enseignement et de sciences).

Collection des Beaux-Arts

- 450 tableaux du XVIe au XXe siècle
- orfèvrerie et objets religieux
- ivoires
- émaux
- boiseries peintes de la Mothe Saint-Héray du XVIIe siècle
- orfèvrerie et céramique islamique
- faïence du XIXe siècle (Sèvres, Parthenay)
- sculpture du XIXe et du XXe siècle (Poisson, Baujault, Oliva...)
- bronze
- mobilier des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles
- orfèvrerie niortaise et deux-sèvrienne
- collection Auguste Tolbecque, luthier

Collection d’Histoire Naturelle

Les points essentiels de la collection portent sur :

- l’ornithologie régionale formée autour des collections Ingrand et Guimard
- la Paléontologie, fouilles des grottes de Loubeau à Melle
- Fossiles du carbonifère (mines de Saint-Laurs)
- l’importante section d’ostéologie, squelettes de mammifères, oiseaux, poissons 90 espèces de crabes, auxquels il faut ajouter des
squelettes, crânes, poissons naturalisés, reptiles et amphibiens, mammifères régionaux ou exotiques

Conservatoire de sciences et de l’Education

- 4000 ouvrages scolaires
- 6000 films fixes,
- matériel scolaire (pupitres, tables, tableaux, paillasses)
- objets scientifiques électrique, radio, température, etc...


Former high school girls, directed by Georges Lasseron in 1897, the museum Agesci meets three museums in one day: Fine Arts (sculpture, painting, decorative arts, jewelry, violin ...) Natural History (Geology regional, ornithology ...) conservatory of education (school furniture and objects, scientific instruments, maps, books and school movies ... retracing a century and a half of education and science).

Collection of Fine Arts

- 450 paintings from the sixteenth to the twentieth century
- Jewelry and religious objects
- ivory
- enamels
- Painted woodwork de la Mothe St Héray seventeenth century
- Gold and Islamic ceramics
- Earthenware nineteenth century (Sevres, Parthenay)
- Sculpture of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (Fish Baujault Oliva ...)
- Bronze
- Furniture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
- Niortaise gold and Deux-Sèvres
- Auguste Tolbecque collection, luthier

Natural History Collection

The highlights of the collection include:

- Regional ornithology formed around Ingrand Guimard and collections
- Palaeontology, excavated caves Loubeau in Melle
- Fossils Carboniferous (mine Saint-Laurs)
- The important osteology section mammalian skeletons, birds, fish, 90 species of crabs, which must be added the
skeletons, skulls, stuffed fish, reptiles and amphibians, mammals and exotic regional

Conservatory of Science and Education

- 4000 school books
- 6000 filmstrips,
- School equipment (desks, tables, tables, benches)
- Electric scientific objects, radio, temperature, etc ...
Name: Musée d'Agesci

Location/Address:
26 av de Limoges
NIORT,
79000


Web Site: [Web Link]

Type/Specialty: Art / Sciences and Nature

Theater: no

Admission Fee: 3€50

Gift Shop: yes

Telephone Number: Not listed

Agency/Ownership: Not listed

Educational programs: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Cafe/Restaurant: Not listed

Other Features: Not listed

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