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Musee des Beaux Arts

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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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Mon 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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CLOSED Tuesdays, for the Braderie (1st weekend in Sept) and some public...

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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There was a time...when Lille and Flanders (Flemish speaking region of Belgium) wore closely linked, even politically and certainly culturally. Nowadays, Lille is a very important... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Huldenberg, Belgium

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Huldenberg, Belgium
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113 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a time...when Lille and Flanders (Flemish speaking region of Belgium) wore closely linked, even politically and certainly culturally. Nowadays, Lille is a very important economic pole in the Nord, but the cultural part has not been neglected. As a proof, this wonderful museum which leaves you stunned and makes the visitors discover what Flanders offered as painters in... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A good selection of art with some interesting exhibitions. Cheap entry. Worth a half day visit. Has a bistro.

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely to walk around really peaceful. Great exhibitions on and reasonable priced. Helpful staff and a cafe inside

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Thank CCBX
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This museum is one of the most under-rated museums in France, i felt. With art from great artists like Picasso (I even saw a van gogh I think) - and many beautiful sculptures - Its really worth a visit for any art lover - open on every first sunday of the month to all for free - its a beautiful... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We spent a happy couple of ours walking the wide corridors and galleries taking in the wide range of art work, ancient and not so ancient relics. The pleasant experience was enhanced by the lack of crowds so we were able to take it all at our own pace. If you travelled by eurostar you also get reduced entry fee!... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Our main port of call was the remarkable basement collection of seventeenth and eighteenth century relief models of fortified French towns. The bulk of the collection are in Les Invalides in Paris but these are just as remarkable with astonishing levels of detail. Otherwise some very nice medieval material and some archaeological bits and pieces. The picture was slightly complicated,... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Very classical museum with a huge collection well worth the visit. The collection spans several centuries of mainly European art and contains several works that are worth seeing. A bit to many religiously inspired works for my liking. On the ground floor there are 2 wings that contain statues, pottery, porcelain and silver. Both these galleries suffer from insufficient lighting.... More 

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Thank Frank S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Joie de Vivre is a fantastic exhibit: it's full of life and fun. It's hard not to leave feeling inspired, illuminated and pretty cheered up. The museum has a lot of great and famous paintings too. It's got some fantastic medieval art too.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

There are some good paintings here spread across genres and they are well organised. It was disappointing to find the relief map room shut during our visit but it happens! Well worth a visit and reasonable entry fee of 7 euros

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London, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

The Gallery itself has a magnificent collection but the current Joie de Vivre is exceptionally good! From Picasso to Lichtenstein, every room brought smiles to our faces.....very well hung,with lots of seating, the curator has created a masterpiece of fun. Go and see it!

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