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Musee des Beaux-Arts

28 rue Gargoulleau, 17000 La Rochelle, France
05 46 41 64 65
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Ranked #21 of 22 Attractions in La Rochelle
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
Mon 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Fri 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Naples, Florida
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408 reviews 408 reviews
216 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

As others have said, it needs a lift. That being said, it's an ok small museum concentrating on La Rochelle. There are lots of old views of the city and surrounding area.

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Paris
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Lovely little museum with a fine exhibition at the moment on La Femme - plus painting by the local painter, Fromentin. Certainly worth a visit but don't bother if you can't do stairs - two flights up an ancient staircase and no lift for those who are physically unable to climb.

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Cambridge, UK
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9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Excellent permanent displays in very large villa in town centre. Very interesting collection related to the slave trade and wonderful temporary B & W photographic exhibition of portraits of people from around the world

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Montignac, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

A party of seven with our painting teacher travelled more than 100 kms today (saturday 16 june 2012) only to find the museum was closed for renovation. Very disappointed that this was not announced on any of the tourist sites for the area

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The Steamy Middle East
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

The Musée des Beaux-Arts occupies I single floor in what I believe to be an old episcopal palace. In addition to other odds and ends, they have large collections of the works of Fromentin and Bouguereau, both local boys. (They don't seem to have any of Bouguereau's famous works; apparently the big Paris museums have claimed them by droit de... More 

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