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Musee Beaux Arts

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Old and new enamels

This museum is located in the same courtyard as the Cathedrale St. Etienne. It has enamels from... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2014
Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Essential to loving Limoges

Why had Limoges' incredible museum past me by for 60 years? Arranged over three floors the visitor... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2014
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Reviewed December 16, 2014

By the time I came to the beaux arts I had already been to the porcelain musee, and it just wasn't quite as breathtaking. The front desk was very nice and very helpful. The exhibits were interesting especially the 1st floor with the progression of...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

We were greatly looking forward to this museum but were disappointed with the visit. It was free entry which was great so no complaints there. But for the size of it I expected more and the displays didn't show much relation to each other, it...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2014

This museum is located in the same courtyard as the Cathedrale St. Etienne. It has enamels from long ago to now. Interesting as it was with the tapestries in Limoges to see the changes in design as time goes by.

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Reviewed November 25, 2014

There is a great waste of space in this museum, and it is extremely hard to navigate. We never even found the main section with impressionists, etc. Unhelpful staff. The toilets are a long way from the entrance, and nappy bags can't be taken through!...More

Thank Becky0210
Reviewed November 24, 2014

For a history buff, one can trace the history of Limoges quite easily in this part of the museum. Surprised to see that as the city grew, they actually destroyed several Roman ruins to use the building blocks on new construction. I guess like the...More

Thank mitch w
Reviewed October 12, 2014

You thought museums closed on Monday? That is usually true, but not in the case of the French National Museums. In the city of Limoges, this means that BOTH the major museums are closed on Tuesday. The situation is exacerbated in the Musee des Beaux...More

1  Thank IanAberdeen
Reviewed September 11, 2014

Why had Limoges' incredible museum past me by for 60 years? Arranged over three floors the visitor is led from (-1) significant Egyptian discoveries from the 1930's heyday of archaeological investidations of the Nile Valley to the finds of Roman activity in and around Limoges,...More

2  Thank yerfandsam
Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stumbled upon the museum whilst visiting the cathedral and botanic gardens. A bit difficult to find the entrance but quite a gem once inside. On several levels with local and Egyptian on one level, paintings on another and ceramics on a third. All laid out...More

2  Thank 458alanp
Reviewed June 12, 2014

I am very fond of medieval enamel artworks from Limoges that are abundantly displayed in museums of Paris, New York, and elsewhere. So, reading that this museum devoted an entire floor to enamels, I added Limoges to my travel itinerary. Alas, most of the best...More

Thank David D
Reviewed October 15, 2013

This is now situated in a building adjacent to the Cathederal.It occupies the same building as Muss Beaux Arts.

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