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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

Esplanade Marcel-Duchamp, 76000 Rouen, France
02 35 52 00 62
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Ranked #4 of 39 Attractions in Rouen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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Burlington, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Lovely museum. We enjoyed the Cathedrals exhibit. The only downside to this was the first floor was closed for half the day when we went. Make sure to check the times before you go!

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Mayfield, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Really well laid out gallery and easy to move through. We were really impressed that we were able to spend an hour here with our little boy, who was so well behaved. Even though he made several loud noises on occasion we were never made to feel unwelcomed or told to keep quiet. It has some awesome works, Monet was... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

What a great collection. What a great museum. When we visited, in also had an exhibition on - a look at cathedrals through the ages. I believe it's there until the end of September - it's definitely worth a visit.

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Holt, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I stopped here only because I was visiting Rouen for the Cathedral, and had some time to burn. But this turned out to be the real high-light of my day. Caravaggio's "Christ at the Column" & Velasquez's "Democritus" are absolute must-see's - and the whole collection is of way higher quality than you would expect in a provincial museum.

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Noordeloos, The Netherlands
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85 attraction reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Being the largest museum in town, a visit to Musée des Beaux Arts will keep you busy for at least a couple of hours, provided that you're interested in classical and modern painting. The classical paintings are the mainstay; the museum has halls dedicated to artworks from the15-17th century, the 18th century, the 19th century (the mainstay of the museum,... More

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Houston, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
49 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Nice sized collection to see in a visit since it is not such a huge museum. But you do not get to see the Monet painting of Notre Dame cathedral in the permanent collection. You had to pay extra for the cathedral exhibit. You hear about the painting all over town, and then they charge extra? Seemed to be a... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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46 reviews 46 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Fine building, fine collection, with an excellent café/restaurant in a large covered courtyard .... Balm for sore eyes and tired feet....

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Denver, Colorado, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Some very nice pieces, Renaissance and Impressionist eras, a cute restaurant that we took pictures of but did not eat in, and close to the center of town.

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Paris, France
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The purpouse of our wisit to this museum was the cathedral exhibition - this was just marvellously done. But the permanent collection of this museum is of an extraordinary richness: you'll find ther so many magnificent works of art from velazquez, carravagio, veronese or fragonard to monet, sisley or modigliani and duchamp! just go!

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Rouen, Haute-Normandie, France
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This Museum's pêrmanent exhibitions are unique. you can see there an impressive collection of pictures from impressionists, medieval religious art, etc.... That said, this review therefor does relate - only - to the current temporary exhibition, "les cathédrales", which, so claims the official ad, the visitor will leave in a flabbergasted state. It will end by Sept 26th. Obvioulsy the... More

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