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Palais des Beaux Arts

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Address: Place de la Republique | Numero de la Suite, Intersection, Place, 59000 Lille, France
Phone Number: 33 3 20 06 78 00
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Description: Prestigious art museum features works of Goya, Donatello and Veronese...
Prestigious art museum features works of Goya, Donatello and Veronese along with German paintings and sculptures from the 15th and 16th centuries.
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Not to be missed, very interesting, something for everyone. Helpful staff and guides available in English

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Not to be missed, very interesting, something for everyone. Helpful staff and guides available in English

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A great way to spend some quality time with some quality Art! LOVED the Monet works and was able to sit in peace and just look...not an overcrowded museum, very stylish...make sure you bring some picture I.D. For the audio description equipment.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We spent a very enjoyable morning here at the Palais des Beaux Arts. The collection includes some very interesting paintings and sculptures. I'd recommend picking up a free audio guide.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We visited the museum as a place of interest and not because we knowledgable or have an undying love of Art. WOW were we surprised. Magnificient looking building and Parking on hand makes it an easy accessible place to visit. Due to the size of the permanent collection, This is the 2nd largest Museum in France, 2nd to the Louvre.... More 

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Good selection of paintings but the lighting could be improved because it bounces off the paintings, but we found that common to all of the galleries in Lille. Think the palaver of handing in one's driving license or passport as security for a rather battered looking audio guide a bit over the top. The staff at that section were not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A terrific collection of artwork by major artists and an eclectic mixture of sculpture, paintings and artefacts. Only slightly marred by a bizarre Donald Duck exhibit woven in between phenomenal works of art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This collection claims to be one of the five largest museums in France, and the largest outside Paris - we believe those claims. Tickets to this attraction were not overly expensive, and additionally factoring in a promotional offer from our cross-channel travel provider made this a very cheap afternoon. Our highlight was being able to see some outstandingly impressive items... More 

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Little Hallingbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Monet, Manet, Rodin, all the greats represented in this beautiful building. Sculptures, paintings, ceramics, artifacts, and also, when we were there, a special duck theme!

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Lille, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

First thing remember to have some form I.D. With you or they will not give you an audio set / and you need one / for a famous art gallery e,very thing is in French ,no German no English .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Wonderfully curated museum. Spacious exhibit rooms provide for a uncluttered visit. Great examples of noted Flemish artists (maybe too much). Three complaints: secured audio guide but not many works were included in guide. Too often those that were numbered and supposedly included in guide showed "no commentary available for this work." Biggest complaint was that descriptive cards detailing artist, name... More 

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Additional Information about Palais des Beaux Arts

Address: Place de la Republique | Numero de la Suite, Intersection, Place, 59000 Lille, France
Phone Number: 33 3 20 06 78 00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Lille
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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