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Musee Hospice Comtesse

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“herb garden”(5 reviews)
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32 rue de la Monnaie, 59800, Lille, France
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All reviews small museum herb garden audio guide blue tiles art exhibition fascinating history museum occupies old town medieval hospital worth a visit the ground floor interesting visit first floor short visit middle ages rainy day interesting building
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small museum but very interesting. The entrance fee was E3.70 which included a guide book in 3 languages including English. You can purchase an audio guide for a further E2. The dormitory on the top floor has the history of the town which is...More

1  Thank Jane N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a rather small museum, located in the former hospital and monastery, founded in the 13th century. However, none of the original buildings survive, most of the buildings are from the 16th century, but the hall were the needy lived is one of the...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Really not very much to see. We only stayed half an hour and wouldn't recommend you bother using your time for this.

Thank Goonergraham
Reviewed August 19, 2018

For a modest fee you can visit this former hospital that was established for orphans by a rich countess centuries ago. You also get a guidebook in 3 languages which explains the history and some of the highlights.

Thank TinekevB
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

An interesting site which is reasonably priced for admission. We arrived at 10am which is when they open and it was peaceful and quiet at this time.

Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This was my first stop on my trip to Lille and it definitely is worth a visit! The admission fee is 3.7 euros. There is a very helpful guidebook in 3 languages which explains the history and some of the highlights. The ward was not...More

1  Thank Annette M
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Audio guide was worth it as gave you the history. Good place to visit and see the goods works they use to do for everyone. Very interesting.

Thank maccieEngland
Reviewed May 21, 2018

This complex is well worth a visit. It was given to the Town by a worthy benefactress, to act as a hospital for the disadvantaged. It has a charming inner court, and structures of different eras around it. The rooms on the ground floor contain...More

Thank William, Lucy S
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We liked this lttle bit of preserved history, especially the Medieval kitchen and the pharmacy. Modest entrance fee.

Thank wyntyll
Reviewed March 18, 2018

You can visit the museum in one hour or so. It was a former hospital managed by a religious order. it has a beautiful collection of Flemish style paintings, old furniture and nicely decorated rooms with dutch tiles. Definitively, the museum you should visit for...More

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