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Musee des Beaux Arts

Closes in 6 min: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Small, lovely art museum undergoing renovation

Easy to get to near center of Pau. In addition to having some works of well known artists... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
alan l
Worth a visit!

A small gallery with some lovely art works including an El Greco, Rubens and Degas. Staff are... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2017
Ann G
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1 rue Mathieu Lalanne, 64000 Pau, Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees, France
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Easy to get to near center of Pau. In addition to having some works of well known artists (Reubens, Degas, etc) this two story museum includes some galleries with unique approaches to displaying art (some sculptures, too). For example, a room focusing on a portraiture...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

This medium sized museum is really interesting, well laid out and lit. There is a wide selection of paintings and sculptures with some well known artists.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

A small gallery with some lovely art works including an El Greco, Rubens and Degas. Staff are friendly and helpful. Some beautiful sculptures too.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ann G
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

As others have observed, this art gallery is modest but has a good collection of painting and sculptures across a range of genres. What will appeal will depend on your taste but there is a little of everything there! We spent about an hour and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Carole S
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

A super collection of local, Flemish, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and French artists. Well displayed with sympathetic lighting. It was unfortunate nothing was offered in English to support our visit. The collection is spread over two floors and no lift is available so the whole collection...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

This impressive art deco building shows off a selection of the collection. The welcome at the desk is a good start and the explanation helpful. Of course it's smaller than the Louvre, but by showing a few examples of many types of paining and sculpture,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank peter H
Reviewed February 2, 2017

This is a small decent regional fine art museum which is well laid out. They have a few sculptures but mainly paintings. They have everything from an El Greco and Rubens right up to modern contemporary artwork. I found it very interesting and an enjoyable...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank rayraynewby
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Do not expect much from this museum. There are some nice old masters paintings and a beautiful Albert Marquet painting. Also some Art Deco sculptures. But on the whole most works are second rate with an emphasis on late XIXTH century painters.

Date of experience: August 2016
Reviewed June 30, 2016

A real gem: great small collection, two stories, few other visitors... Good little impressionist collection--first-rate paintings of lesser known artists. Very helpful and friendly staff.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank bcs2015
Reviewed June 15, 2016

showing various worthwhile exhibitions throughout the year, this not so busy place is well worth the visit as it hold some gems. the older section needs a bit of a clean and revamp but otherwise worthwhile

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Claire C
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Response from Kathryn G | Reviewed this property |
Their is an entry fee for adults. If you are under 25 and a student their is no charge. Enjoy.