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Musee des Beaux Arts Andre Malraux

2 bd. Clemenceau, 76600 Le Havre, France
02-35-19-62-62
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Ranked #2 of 20 attractions in Le Havre
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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139 reviews 139 reviews
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We're a bit concerned visiting this place with 6-year old boy, knowing that this is biggest modernism paintings collection in France outside Paris. We thought we would be stuck there for ages and our child would be bored to death. How wrong we were! Great gallery, superbly modern building inside and out. Great layout allowing you to plan your journey... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This is a small, well chosen and well-presented collection. There are some delights here, including a range of Dufys over his whole career and quite the most wonderful Renoir you will ever see.

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Honfleur, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

After years of ignoring Le Havre as we rushed from the dock to our holiday destination, recently news of this museum took as back to this underestimated town. Even on a wet Normandy day, the Muma museum is a delight. Overlooking the harbour inside it is spacious, well lit and stuffed full of amazing art. Big fans of Raoul Dufy... More

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This is a medium sized modern art museum on the sea front at the concrete city of La Havre. Good variety of the usual masters, with some surprising originals. We were confronted with several staff smoking right outside the main entrance, not the most welcoming greeting. worth a couple of hours, if in the area.

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I adore going to museums, but most of them – particularly the larger ones – make me tired. Not so this one. It has some gorgeous paintings, but not an overwhelming amount. The Dufy and Boudin collections are outstanding. Most of the paintings offered the viewer an exceptional impression of Le Havre and environs. The entire wall of Boudin paintings... More

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Berwick, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

included his last paintings done from an attic window above the Le Havre port; from different angles and in varied weather. Can read French myself but the accompanying text wasn't translated into English, unlike the Rouen exhibition.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

we spent 4 hours walking through this excellent museum mid September. We arrived in Le Havre on a very dreary day indeed but this was certainly worth it. To see these old masters and the huge choice of painters was exquisite. Must say that having read some of the other reviews about the restaurant, I am glad we walked 10... More

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

A wide selection of mainly impressionist art mainly from the Normandy region very well displayed. Service in the restaurant was very slow, food average and price high for what you get. Don't eat there.

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Belgium
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We had some free tickets with our Holidayline booking and we are glad we used them. Very nice building to start with. The art is interesting, you see a lot of influences and we are very proud to see that they're are so many Belgian artists.

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Palm Desert, California
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We docked at Le Havre on a cruise ship and were debating taking transportation to Honfleur or seeing this lovely museum. I am glad we chose to visit the Musee des Beaux Arts Malraux because there are some amazing painting on display! The museum isn't very large, but for Impressionist fans it is a must see if you are in... More

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