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Musee d'Art Moderne

1 Allee du Musee, Villeneuve d'Ascq, Lille, France
+33 3 20 19 68 68
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Type: Art Museums
Owner description: Just 20 minutes away from the city centre of Lille, experience one of the largest museums in northern EuropeLocated in the heart of a leafy sculpture... more » Owner description: Just 20 minutes away from the city centre of Lille, experience one of the largest museums in northern EuropeLocated in the heart of a leafy sculpture park, the LaM holds over 4 500 exceptional works of art from the 20th and 21st centuries, in addition to many temporary exhibitions.From room to room, the museum offers its visitorsan unprecedented itinerary from modern art throughto contemporary art, via the biggest collection of art brut in France.Take time out to enjoy the serenity of the site, and let yourself be surprised by the works of Pablo Picasso, Amedeo Modigliani, Paul Klee, Aloïse Corbaz, Augustin Lesage, Richard Deacon, Barry Flanagan... « less
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Orsa, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

After a litle bit problems to find the way there, i got a bus to 200 m from museum. I been impressed of what i found, first an fantastic sculpture parc then an realy good art museum inside!

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The Art museum is one of the best reasons to visit Lille. It was an excellent collection of modern painters as well as Art Brut. The outdoor is beautiful with some good pieces of well-known artists. The interior of the museum is great, well lighted, and spacious, the building in my opinion is a work of art.

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

A wonderful collection. Well presented. With sculptures sited in the gardens and in the galleries. Interesting building. An excellent restaurant.

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very nice museum, we enjoyed it. The parking is dangerous, our car's window was smashed and broken, even if the car was clean and had no valuables in It. There is no surveillance, no security staff and no police.

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Beautifully laid out, in lovely grounds and superb collection of modern art including several Picassos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Set in a lovely sculpture garden, the museum has some excellent contemporary and modern art, as well as a really fun wing filled with "Art Brut" (Outsider Art for English speakers). Big enough to be worth the trip out from town, small enough to avoid gallery fatigue.

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curacao
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Was there on a sunny day with my kids.a large part of the collection is nice and very classic,well for modern art. But they had a collection of art brut that was really nice,we spend about 2 hours just on that. There is not much for children ,no interaction on hand on experience . The concrete cut out walls are... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

The Musee d'Art Moderne is someway from Lille's City Centre and so it's only on my third visit I've made the trip to visit; it was well worth it. Getting to the Musee is a two leg trip on public transport taking the metro line 1 from the City Centre to 'Pont de Bois' and changing to a L4 Green... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

An amazing discovery! Sculptures, paintings and great temporary exhibits. At the time they had a muralist exhibition from south america - simply splendid!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Free access offered to diabled visitor and a companion. The metro journey was part of the experience and bus drivers very helpful. The building seemed to be mixture of British Elizabeth II defense establishment brickwork and some kind of organic concrete structure with sculptures effectively displayed in the grounds. Fine collection of Picasso and others including a fine Modigliani. The... More

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