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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Caen

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Address: Le Chateau, 14000 Caen, France
Phone Number: 02 31 30 47 70
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it´s a very good museum, if you are in Caen you need to go there!! In europe all the museums are free so if you have 2 hours free that´s a really good decition

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

it´s a very good museum, if you are in Caen you need to go there!! In europe all the museums are free so if you have 2 hours free that´s a really good decition

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Mane, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

One of the most beautiful fine arts museums that I've seen in France. I didn't expect to find such a high quality. Five hundred artworks are currently on display. Mostly paintings which give you a full introduction to West European art from late Middle Ages until now. Some of them are major masterpieces. The paintings are very well exposed, in... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

extremely well laid out,fantastic range of paintings from 1600 s to modern photo art ,a very interesting 4 hours ,and very helpful staff.

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Havant, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We visited by accident after cycling from Ouistrem, thought as we have never been in an art gallery that we would give it a go. We entered into the first gallery through giant doors we had been given a map to follow but neither of us had glasses so just squinted and started to walk in a direction. A grumpy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The space is excellently organized and very clean... But it has very few intereting paintings (just the ones suggested by the museum itself are interesting). Very cheap.

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I enjoyed this musuem located in Caen downtown , it is not so big but had a fine collection of paintings & pottery , I enjoyed work from 17th & 18th century It is really an interesting musuem

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We went to visit this museum after visiting the Beaux tapestry,and they had a good offer of three attractions in one ticket for 15 euro which encouraged us to go and visit . It had a good mix of paintings ,pottery and an excellent lace exhibition with lots of beautiful samples and information on how it was made in the... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

An interesting art gallery with early works and regular special exhibitions. Of course with many works dating from before 1750 religion is the key subject matter. Currently prints of horses and horsemen are on display from the 17 and 1800s.

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Jamtland County, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Nice castle in central Caen. The castle is not very big but has an interesting history and a nice view of Caen.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We wandered into this fine museum by accident and well worth the 3 Euros. The art is from different periods and gives one a nice perspective in styles and history. Short and sweet to allow you to walk the grounds, climb the walls for a higher view, and see the outdoor sculptures.

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Additional Information about Musee des Beaux-Arts de Caen

Address: Address: Le Chateau, 14000 Caen, France
Phone Number: 02 31 30 47 70
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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