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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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“audio guide” (38 reviews)
“old masters” (10 reviews)
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18 Bis Rue de Valmy | Place de la Republique, 59000, Lille, France
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+33 3 20 06 78 00
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"van gogh"
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"on display"
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"impressive building"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The art collection itself is nicely organized and hits all the high spots. Better than the collection is the building; it is stunning. They seemed to have lots of activities for kids too.

Thank Ada B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is an incredible building (both in terms of size and architecture) but unfortunately it is mainly covered in scaffolding at the moment. The inside exhibitions are definitely worth a visit but I think they could do more with the space (it does feel a...More

Thank Drschrebling
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The layout of this building is strange and seems to be undergoing renovation at all levels. We found some interesting paintings, but were not overwhelmed. We had looked forward to tea and cake in the cafe, but were hugely disappointed as the café area is...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful collection of art, friendly staff and quiet, lovely cafe. Interesting works of art from impressionism, to flemish and dutch art. Had a wonderful afternoon here, and recommend it highly

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a lovely morning wandering around the art collection in the Palais des Beaux Arts. The staff are very friendly and welcoming at this gallery. As usual there is the initial safety check when you enter. There is a free audio guide which is...More

Thank Gilly C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the feel of this gallery, there was a sculpture and interesting ceramics collection on the ground floor and various painting collections upstairs. It wasn’t too clear which bits you paid for so we didn’t see it all. Very relaxing place to spend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an outstanding art gallery and we'll worth a visit. The entry hall has been transformed into an excellent facility with free wi-fi, a good café serving home made food at a reasonable price, and also has sofas to drink your coffee in comfort!...More

Thank Onthemove59
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paintings I had only heard of displayed in their full glory. Amazed and delighted, good layout, excellent guide and fab bookshop for your souvenirs. If you are lucky and visit on the first Sunday of the month entrance if free.

Thank Barbara W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened onto the buildings in the area so really only got a feeling of anothe grand edifice on a huge square.

Thank Goldig
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wasn't clear which parts were free and which weren't but we walked round the ground floor and the upper floor; some interesting pieces. Cafe was average, not a great selection or enough tables.

Thank Melanie S
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