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Palais des Beaux Arts

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Address: Place de la Republique | Numero de la Suite, Intersection, Place, 59000, Lille, France
Phone Number: 33 3 20 06 78 00
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Prestigious art museum features works of Goya, Donatello and Veronese along...

Prestigious art museum features works of Goya, Donatello and Veronese along with German paintings and sculptures from the 15th and 16th centuries.

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lille has the second biggest art collection in france after the pompidou centre in paris. its very reachable in the centre of the city with a metroline nearby

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oirschot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

lille has the second biggest art collection in france after the pompidou centre in paris. its very reachable in the centre of the city with a metroline nearby

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great art gallery, it costs 7 Euros to view, but the British were disappointed the day we went as we were supposed to be given an audio to explain the paintings and sculptures to us. There was no rebate even though all of us could not have an audio as they were charging. There are no English subtitles and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is very impressive. The works it has! And even the building is a piece of art wich will jepp you in a we during your whole visit.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited on the first Sunday of the month, when this museum is free for everyone, so I can't speak as to its value had I paid full price. That being said, I thoroughly enjoyed this museum. Though it is small compared to the museums of, say, Paris, I felt that people had gone to great lengths to make sure... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 'Beaux-Arts' exhibits are, in general, less than special although there are a few gems. I don't need to highlight them - they will shout at you! The whole visit took us around three hours but a sizeable chunk of that time was spent watching the creation (as live animation) of cartoons by Zep, many of which were really funny.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We visited the museum on a weekday and all enjoyed the experience, kids and adults! There is a little bit for everyone here- from Old World Masters to Modern Contemporary. Northern France is known for their earthenware, and there is an incredible display room with endless patterns for you appreciate. The inside center of the museum is open and perfect... More 

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Thank Lauralee C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We visited the museum on a slow Sunday midday break. 7 Euro entrance fee. Well worth a detour. Enough art to keep you interested. Tours available. Good vibes.

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Whe you like art and have an hour to spare just indulge yourself. It is a nice building, it's in the heart of the city and they do have some nice artworks. We liked the sculpture section that had some great pieces. The museum just fixed up since the had some leaking problems a few years back (or so we... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Palais des Beaux Arts wasn't on my list of places I needed to visit but I'm very glad we did. The building is just beautiful and the placement choices of the art work was very quirky. We went during a pop-up exhibition of the Belgian cartoonist Zep and instead of dumping his artwork in one room they distributed his irreverent... More 

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Thank Matt R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

A varied museum with both a history section and an art section.....and as a special bonus very large and very detailed old marquettes of French, Belgian and Dutch cities. A beautiful bonus, located in the basement!

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