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Villa Vauban - Musee d'Art de la Ville de Luxembourg

Address: 18 Avenue Emile Reuter, Luxembourg City L-2090, Luxembourg
Phone Number: 352 4796-4566
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Wed - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The villa which was once the siege of the Court of Justice of the EU stands in the middle of a big park situated in the city centre. Temporary exhibitions are held in the villa, the last one I saw being "A royal passion for art" showing part of the collection once owned by Guillaume II and Ana Pavlovna. The... More 

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Berkshire, England
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We spent a couple of hours wandering around this gallery as the works of art were engaging. The works are well placed and the route through all the exhibits is easy to navigate.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
55 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The park area surrounding this museum is beautiful. The house Villa Vauban is also well worth a visit. Exhibition halls are good. But we expected to see more in the Villa Vauban...

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Beautiful villa, gorgeous gardens featuring the best lawn seen in Luxembourg, and well re-assembled collection of William II and Anna Pavlovna's original collection, previously sold off in 1850, to pay for debts. But, and a very unconformable but, the alarm system for the exhibits is extremely lively, and when you move in to read the description of each exhibit (printed... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The exhibition was really interesting and it might be that you can enjoy a choir singing outside Villa Vauban. We heard the boy choir singing their last songs. There are several rooms in Villa Vauban and so many masterful artwork. Really worth visiting.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We loved the peace and tranquility of this imaginatively restored Villa. Modern and charming rooms, with interesting art. Permanent and seasonal exhibitions which suited 60+ and 30 something age group. Nice inclusion of Luxembourgish art without being restrictive and great gardens around for those with less patience for the art too!

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Plymouth, Devon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

When I visited, the whole of Villa Vauban was given over to the work of Luxembourg artist Frantz Seimetz. I'm not sure if the exhibition changes every few months. This artist spent something like seven years in the USA, about one hundred and forty years ago, so it's not surprising that quite a lot of the works of art feature... More 

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Arlington, Vermont
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

The Vaubon is a small art museum located in a park on the outskirts of the city. The collection contains an interesting mix of modern Luxembourg artists and some old masters from the Flemish period. They also had an exhibition of a Luxembourg impressionist that will run through the month of April. A nice way to spend several quiet hours... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately we went to visit on a day when there were no visiting exhibits. The permanent exhibit is very small with only about 30-40 paintings from one artist...check the website before you go!

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Monza
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159 reviews 159 reviews
5 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

we really liked the exhibition about animals in art; the other one was rather boring though and we skipped wuickly through it.

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