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Palais des Beaux Arts

18 Bis Rue de Valmy | Place de la Republique, 59000, Lille, France
+33 3 20 06 78 00
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Prestigious art museum features works of Goya, Donatello and Veronese along with German paintings and sculptures from the 15th and 16th centuries.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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18 Bis Rue de Valmy | Place de la Republique, 59000, Lille, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent a day here whilst staying in Lille. The gallery is undergoing a renovation, but this did not seem to affect the display of the collection. The permanent collection is impressive and covers mainly Flemish work organised chronologically. There is a large section of statues...More

Thank George D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice art museum. Many famous names are represented in the museum, although it aren't always the masterpieces of the famous names. The building itself is a fantastic neoclassical building which made the artworks shine more. It was more than worth my 7 euros!

Thank 448awe
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is very roomy and on a much more modest scale ,in terms of number of exhibits, than expected. However it contained works by Manet, Monet, Turner , Constable, Van Gogh, Ruebens, Breugl,Goya, Rodin and Renoir so clearly was well worth the visit. A...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely museum. Beautiful architecture. Good mix of contemporary, modern and older art but much of the museum is under construction. I didn't pay to enter so that was good. I'd come back if ever in Lille and construction finished.

Thank koyes
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Lille's Beaux-Arts is a must visit for any tourists to Lille. First there is the building itself. While the exterior of the building is half covered in scaffolding (no surprises there - so are half the historic buildings in France at the moment!) the interior...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

The 1st floor has many classic paintings from Goya, Van Gogh, Monet, Manet. A real pleasure and not heaving with tourists. A must see.

1  Thank Mortelini
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We spent a number of hours here and could have spent days here. A magnificent collection and reputed to be second only to The Louvre.

Thank katydid2014
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Last year I visited Le Louvre and was quite negative about it. Could this guy by a culture barbarian? No. My main complaint was the fact that everything was in French. For a world renowned museum I find this snobbery unheard of. Le Palais des...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

The title says it all. A fantastic new museum, but not entirely ready when we visited the place. The -1 floor simply is too dark. Wonderful maquettes of about 12 cities (including Maastricht and Anvers), but far too dark to see it all. In a...More

Thank Karel S
Reviewed August 25, 2017

The collections here are beautifully arranged - we had fun looking for the paintings shown on the back of our ticket stubs. Only one quibble which is that the main atrium you arrive into is vast and empty - it may be improved by using...More

Thank Cassie_Canterbury
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