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Musee de la Tapisserie (Tapestry Museum)

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Address: Place Reine Astrid 9, Tournai, Belgium
Phone Number: 069/23-42-85

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The first sunday of the month museums are free, except thgose who have a special exhibition

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2012
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Only a few historical tapestries and not real history of the art form. Interesting contemporary work and some post WWII work but disappointing that they do not really promote the full glory of the art.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This is not a museum of tapestries from the middle ages but more a museum devoted to various forms of textile art.. About 90% of everything on display is modern and a great many works are also abstract. There are too few explanations in English to make it worth viewing. In some cases the lighting is so low that it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Wonderful display of medieval tapestries, combined with modern textile works, could benefit from more explanation of how tapestries were produced, but very worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

The first sunday of the month museums are free, except thgose who have a special exhibition

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