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Musee d'Art Moderne

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Address: 1 Allee du Musee, 59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq, Lille, France
Phone Number: +33 3 20 19 68 68
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Description: Just 20 minutes away from the city centre of Lille, experience one of the...
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...
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Went for a day trip to the continent and decided to stop at this museum for the sake of my daughter who studies architecture. nice a pleasant place, very airy and lots of cleverly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Went for a day trip to the continent and decided to stop at this museum for the sake of my daughter who studies architecture. nice a pleasant place, very airy and lots of cleverly designed spaces, with light and shadow alternating from gallery to gallery. Was very pleased with the decision to see it and there were quite a few... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is a medium sized art gallery set in a park which was being enjoyed by a number of families. Some interesting sculptures outside and art for all tastes inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Worth the effort. A museum that has a lot to offer in a great park and building. The brut art I challenges our pre-conceptions about the medium.

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Suffolk UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

It was quite a way out of the city and I made a mistake by getting a taxi there as a solo traveller (over £30 ). The hotel had told me that it was a little way out of the city centre, and I should have heeded their advice and got the Metro and bus. The museum itself is set... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I wanted to go here for years and was not disappointed! I came by car and I do think to find it you need a navigation system since it is quite away from Lille. Beautifull building existing of two fused parts in small but nice sculpture garden. Spend 15 minutes extra to walk the garden. Sundayafternoon it is not very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art on the outskirts of Lille requires a bit of an effort to get to but is well worth the effort. The works of Modigliani, Braque and Picasso alone make a visit worthwhile.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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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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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Verbier, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

LAM locates in the suburbs east of Lille, accessible by car, but also easily by Metro /bus from Lille centre. The sensible acronymic name is a distillation of „Lille Métropole, musée d’art moderne, d’art contemporaine et d’art brut”. As this implies there are three distinct displays: modern art (to the early post war), contemporary art (ie loosely post 1980) and... More 

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