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Musee des Beaux-Arts

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Address: 18 place Francois-Sicard, Tours, France
Phone Number: 02-47-05-68-73
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9:00 am - 12:45 pm
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Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 12:45 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Set in a lovely old building, paintings and pieces of art spread throughout many rooms, feeling of spaciousness. English explanations available .

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

a surprising mix - some tepid 19th century pics but some magnificent ones - Corot, Rubens, Francobasso, Mantegna - but what a mix in this building full of stairs and levels only got at it in one way or another.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Set in a lovely old building, paintings and pieces of art spread throughout many rooms, feeling of spaciousness. English explanations available .

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Kettering
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Pleasant art gallery with friendly staff and several very good pictures, particularly the recently cleaned Boucher which is lovely

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scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Some good paintings to see, but nothing top notch. We could not believe how closely over looked we were, there appeared to be guardians every where. The fee also covered entrance to decent toilets. The one in the surrounding garden was horrific, but the garden itself was so beautiful. Also note the Ceder tree, planted 1802.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

As a concession the museum was OK would have resented paying the full price, paintings well laid out and the guides were very helpful - a bit too much in fact, volunteering information when we just wanted quiet time to look at the artwork. Gardens outside good - particularly as the music festival had started and a gentle folk singer... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

With an extensive collection of paintings and nuerous pieces of furniture, this is well worth a visit. Many of the artists are little known but this does not detract from the quality of the collection.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

If they are advertising an exhibition of Rodin, Ingres, Monet, de la Croix, Reubens, Degas and Rembrandt and more, you might just expect to see works by these artists. Just one Rodin was on view. Nothing by the other artists. We walked round and round and found nothing more. There seemed to be more attendants than paitings

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I went here following a visit to the nearby Cathedral. To be honest there is no great air of excitement or expectancy about the place and it lives up to that. There is a very lovely rembrandt Flight into Egypt and a Rubens in the Dutch and Flemish section. However the most interesting section is the lovely Italian primitive collection... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I am convinced that I must return. Quietly nested but such a hidden gem to discover. It is very good for a day time visit solo - to appreciate the art or in a small group. Highly recommended if you are visiting Tours and nicely adjoined to the cathedrale.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Bad light, may be too bright for paintings, poor art collection, we really did't enjoy this museum and found that it was waste of money. Personally, I found that museum's architecture more interesting that the gallery itself

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Additional Information about Musee des Beaux-Arts

Address: 18 place Francois-Sicard, Tours, France
Phone Number: 02-47-05-68-73
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:45 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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