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Musee des Beaux-Arts

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Very good Museum

Spent an hour or so looking at the paintings in this lovely museum. Well worth a visit if you have... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
chrissie21Yorkshire
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Yorkshire
Went for the mosaic and stayed for the museum!

Went to see the mosaic that is on the ground floor and found the rest of the museum to be very... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2017
arthistory4me
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Hastings, Nebraska
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Rue de la Cite Foulc, 30000 Nimes, France
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Spent an hour or so looking at the paintings in this lovely museum. Well worth a visit if you have time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chrissie21Yorkshire
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is a lovely quiet cool building. Very low-fuss, informal welcome. No grumpy signs. The highlight has to be the Roman mosaic floor, and it is probably worth the price of entrance just to see that. But we spent another 2 hours wandering and looking....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Went to see the mosaic that is on the ground floor and found the rest of the museum to be very interesting and a small, lovely collection. The museum is free and worth stopping through for a short visit. There is both Italian, Dutch, and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

The building is lovely and the collection is really small, but thinking on Nimes size I think is a good classic art representation. Most of the artists are french and at least for me known but good.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank bot92
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We wandered in, as it was right around the corner from where we were staying. We were almost the only visitors (off season, no crowds yet). Admission is free, and they have a very nice collection of Italian and local post-impression paintings. The small collection...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 31, 2017

This museum was originally built in 1821 but the imposing facade leads straight into a beautiful restoration by architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte in 1987. A Roman mosaic discovered in 1882, takes pride of place in the centre of the main floor. It houses an eclectic collection...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

The collection is modest and size, and it contains mostly works of painters of the second and third rank. Still, the piece by Pieter Coecke van Aelst is first rate, and there are other nice works. General admission is free of charge; there is a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed June 13, 2016

Compact but intense gallery of Italian and French painting. Superb restored Roman mosaic floor rescued from somewhere in Nimes. Was free on Sunday.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank IanRR255060
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Just the right size not to be overwhelming. We spent an hour and a half veiwing the museum. Even my husband found it interesting! Worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Roma17
Reviewed January 31, 2016

It's a small museum with a huge floor mosaic being its definite highlight. Of painters of any significance they have Rubens and Jan Miense Molenaer and Paul Delaroche's canvas. The museum is free

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Ron S
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