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Musee des Beaux-Arts et d'Archeologie de Besancon

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Under construction !

Sorryly no exhibitions becaause of massive construction works in the whole building. So we had to... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2016
Stuttgart, Germany
Fine though small collection of masterworks

As we visited Besançon, the MoFA was partly under reshaping and only some of the paintings were on... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2013
Stéphane L
Paris, France
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“A jewel”
Aug 18, 2016
“Under construction !”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great transformation of a building, reopened in 2018 and free on a Sunday this was deservedly busy, but felt comfortable and a joy to see so may people enjoying art and architecture.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2016

Sorryly no exhibitions becaause of massive construction works in the whole building. So we had to go to the Marché des beaux arts instead ! Very delicous !

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 27, 2015

This museum has closed for renovations. It will re open in 2017. There is no information as to if their collection has traveled somewhere. I was there May 23,2015.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank DitaTee
Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had planned to visit and were very disappointed to find that it was closed for renovation. There is very little publicity given to this fact. Probably very good but on this basis I have to give it the minimum rating necessary to ensure this...More

Date of experience: June 2014
4  Thank chilton
Reviewed February 17, 2014

While the upper floors were closed for renovation, the ground floor did reveal many treasures, from the Roman, Pharaoh up to modern times, many paintings are worth several millions and are nicely. The Museum wasn’t crowded hence I could enjoy all pieces of art in...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank FM1963
Reviewed July 29, 2013

We had high expectations of this museum, described as the best in France after the Louvre. We spent an hour touring the first floor and saw some wonderful paintings. We also gained a good sense of the history of Besancon and the region over time...More

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank 155032Daniel123
Reviewed July 26, 2013

As we visited Besançon, the MoFA was partly under reshaping and only some of the paintings were on display. However some marvellous paintings such as, to start with, two wonderfull Bonnard or big size ans beautiful col ours showing Place de Clichy, three Interesting Cranach,...More

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank Stéphane L
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