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Address: 8 Rue Vaillant, Dijon, France
Phone Number: 80-66-87-95
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Rude in a compact exhibition and in all of his glory.

Small but impressive exhibition of this artist with a great name. Impressive sculptures in an old chapel in the centre of the city. Another free Dijon visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Cordoba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Immense sculptures that you can get right up close and personal with. Some excellent work. Totally free and in a great setting. You will be surprised at how many you may, or will seen the originals of on your travels throughout France.

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The sculptures were plaster copies, possibly patterns for the actual ones. Free to USA folks. Really just one area set aside for some of his work. Maybe a good introduction To his works. No WC.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Amazing hidden gem that was free to explore. Fantastic Romanesque sculptures and one amazingly imposing show stopper. Also a great archeological site round the back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Small but impressive exhibition of this artist with a great name. Impressive sculptures in an old chapel in the centre of the city. Another free Dijon visit.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Near the muse de beaux arts. Very small, but qualitative scriptures. Amazed to see the same scripture from arc de trion, Paris.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Musee Rude is dedicated to the monumental sculptures of Francois Rude who was born in Dijon. He is most famous for his work which adorns the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. This particular museum occupies the transept of the former Eglise St Etienne and consists of a collection of plaster casts of Rude's major works. Worth seeing -- it would... More 

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Cobble Hill, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We were following the very interesting "Owl's Trail" through Dijon when, at stop 12, we came to The Theatre, La Nef and Eglise St-Michel. The Nef (The Nav) contains the local library and the former abbey houses le Musée Rude. The museum houses life size plaster casts of several works by the Dijon sculpture François Rude. The originals are housed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

You cant complain because its free and well taken care of. You can see this structure build around 240 AD that the historian of the VI century, Gregory of tours, wrote about. There are also a few statues including the art that is on the arc de triomphe in paris but in bigger. There's this Napoleon statue also for those... More 

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Small, but really top statuary. Entrance fee was good too, free. Joan of Arc hearing voices. Pretty neat. And of course the BIG c=sculpture is jaw dropping

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Dijon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We decided to pop in here on a spur of a moment and it was an excellent decision. The sculptures are incredible, especially the massive one on the wall. Wish we had had more time to explore each piece longer.

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