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Musee des Beaux-Arts

Address: Nimes, France
Phone Number: 04-66-67-38-21
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Ranked #8 of 14 Attractions in Nimes
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Though not very large, this little gem is totally free and had a nice collection of mostly French and Italian paintings.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Good collection. Relatively small so do make time to visit as it's not going to eat into too much time. Check opening times.

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San Francisco, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
45 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a must for art lovers. It is one of the great museums in the world. The central court has a mammoth Roman mosaic on display.

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Eastcote, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
53 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Small but had a diverse range of French and Italian paintings dating from the 1400's onwards. A better gift shop would have been helpful as we would have bought posters of some of the paintings

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The museum is in a lovely building. The collection is well worth visiting, with some good examples of Provençal landscapes. Particularly worth seeng is the large mosaic on the ground floor.

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Avignon, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

The museum boasts sculptures, paintings and beautiful architecture and makes for a good visit as it is not very large which allows one to concentrate more fully on the works exhibited. The museum currently exhibits works (paintings and drawings) by the Nimes-born painter Charles-Joseph Natoire as well as other French, Italian and Flemish works. One room displays paintings dedicated to... More 

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