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Musee des Beaux-Arts

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Neighborhood: Terreaux - Bat D'argent
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Address: 20 Place des Terreaux, 69001, Lyon, France
Phone Number: +33 4 72 10 30 30
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Home to an impressive collection of paintings, both French and...

Home to an impressive collection of paintings, both French and international.

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Little Louve

It has good collection of art from different period and many era of the history in Europe. I feel like walking in Louve Museum but small version with their varieties. However, I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It has good collection of art from different period and many era of the history in Europe. I feel like walking in Louve Museum but small version with their varieties. However, I feel a bit confused of the direction that not to miss out anything. 2 hours is good time to spend here.

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was a rainy day so we thought a museum would be the perfect way to spend a couple of hours. We were sold on this museum and told it was second to the Louvre. Well, if so, there is a huge gap. In defense, the museum did have wonderful Impressionist and Modern art exhibited; something the Louvre does not.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What we did get to see was amazing, but the first floor (sculptures) was completely closed and the second floor (ancient artefacts and objets d'art) closed at 1pm when we were only half way through! On the third floor (paintings), the 20th century galley was totally closed for the day. Worth asking what exactly is open for viewing before purchasing... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the entire museum in about 1 hour, which was very fast. Yet, we were able to see a large variety of artwork from many painters from different times.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice musee with rich collection, Egypt, Greek items and European painters.Sculpture gallery and modern painters parts are the best!

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the biggest museum in Lyon. You can see a lot of arts and paintings and lot of more stuffs. Plan your visit properly and you shall download the guide in your mobile with free wifi from the museum.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A late minute decision to visit the MBA was an excellent decision. A fantastic collection of classic artists, sculptures, and objects de art were complemented by a dellightful staff member giving a one hour guided tour of impressionistic painters. Spend the extra 3€ For the guided tour. The best value in the museum!!

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Hartwick, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lyons version the Le Louvre. Wonderful works of art in a beautiful setting. We came to appreciate even more Lyon's importance as the cultural center of southeast France.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For 8€ you will have a great experiance of French art to marvel at. We spent 2 hours here and loved every minute.

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good selection of pictures. Interesting that there were very few British artists featured and I was not familiar with the French artists on the whole.

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