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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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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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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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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Musee Rude is a free museum that takes about 20-30 minutes to view. My wife and I stopped by while we were in Dijon on our honeymoon. The woman at the entrance counter just asked us where we were from, and then let us in. There are many sculptures to view here. I particularly liked the one of Napoleon The... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We found this exhibition by chance, on our way to the Palais des Ducs. So glad we did! His sculptures are incredible. The most impressive one, of course, is the Depart des Volontaires, which is on the Arc de Triomphe. I have to confess that I had never heard of him before - but I am glad that I know... More 

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our 15 minute visit to this free museum in central Dijon. The full-size copy of the relief that is on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris is truly impressive!

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Address: 8 Rue Vaillant, Dijon, France
Phone Number: 80-66-87-95
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Burgundy  >  Cote d'Or  >  Dijon
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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