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Musee des Beaux Arts

Address: Palais des Beaux Arts, Place de la Republique, 59000 Lille, France
Phone Number: 00 33 3 20 06 78 00
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$31*
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Lille City Pass
85%
Ranked #8 of 49 Attractions in Lille
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: CLOSED Tuesdays, for the Braderie (1st weekend in Sept) and some...
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Mon 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: CLOSED Tuesdays, for the Braderie (1st weekend in Sept) and some public holidays. Hours: Monday; 14.00-18.00; Wed-Sun 10.00-18.00 (later opening until 19.00 on Fri) .
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London, United Kingdom
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503 reviews 503 reviews
249 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We got in for free as it turns out that the permanent exhibitions are free for everyone on the first sunday of each month. Bargain! Spent an hour or so wandering the halls (also to get out of the cold). But a good selection of art in there. Worth a look!

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Breda, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great museum, interesting collection, beautiful building, loved the miniatures of the 10 cities in the cellar.

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Sao Paulo
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The museum is so beautiful and the location is a must to take a picture place. The square where the museum is also beautiful and a point of meeting the young student people who live in Lille. Around you can find restaurants supermarkets and pharmacies etc.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Really good mixed museum. Free audio unit, free cloakroom and half price entrance with Eurostar ticket.

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Rome
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a very worthwhile provincial museum to visit, with substantial collections of fine arts and other attractions. However some rooms are closed which is annoying and the museum maps are out-of-date.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

fascinated by lots of walks. Lille by boat, in the park. The old town with cobbled pavements, art quarter, lots of welcoming restaurants with bistros. Disliked too many beggars everywhere. It spoiled the charm and beauty of this attractive city.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is probably the most well-known tourist attraction in Lille. It is said to be the second or third biggest fine art museum in France. However, the museum is not so big, the collection is not abundant nor wide-range, and the streamline of the flow is a bit weird. Maybe they're undergoing some reconstruction of the layout or what I... More 

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Medway
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

At 6 euros it is worth a visit. Architecture also amazing. Entrance for wheel chairs is on front part, website gives wrong directions. Lots of paintings, sculptures and artefacts. Some parts depressing and gloomy. Others pleasant. Basement areas spooky and industrial. Not good for younger children as the ones there looked bored.

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Redditch
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The art gallery is set in a most impressive building dating from the late 1800's, with large grand halls and stairways. There is an audio commentary and a suggested list of artwork to see which helped up get to see the best works of art. For me the best thing was a Monet of the Houses of Parliament in London... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Interesting museum. Good layout. Staff very unfriendly. Children's interactive console very good but only in French. .

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