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Great Museum: the collection and the building. Worth the visit!
We've heard on Sundays all French museums have a free exhibition day!
Museum staff were outstanding! The ticket office/ information desk gentleman with outstanding english was helpful beyond the museum knowledge.
Also staff inside were...More
We stayed in Arras while touring WW1 battlefields and really didn't intend to do anything but climb the belfry. When we found the belfry was closed we looked for something else and wow we won the lottery. It is a great but quiet museum with...More
If you have even a passing interest in Napoleon, you must see this expo. So May great paintings, many really famous, a few less so, added up to a superb collection under one roof. The fact is, you will have time and space to study...More
It was amazing to find such an important collection in a small rural centre. Many of the paintings were very well known and they told the story of Napoleon’s life and career. It showed Napoleon to be very aware of the importance of self- promotion....More
It really was a coincidence that we were visiting Arras over the first weekend of the month but the free entry to this museum enticed us to visit. Particularly interesting in May 18 as a special exhibition was in place depicting Napoleon - this was...More
This quiet impressive museum is situated in the same complex as the Cathedral, and has an interesting collection comprising a variety of styles and forms, but, currently, it also houses a world class exhibition on Napoleon. Comprising well known portraits, battle paintings, sculptures and furniture,...More
Although Arras was in the middle of their big sausage festival the Musee des beaux-arts was open, and entry was free. Not really any "old masters" but I often enjoy galleries with local artists' work more, and this was the case. Some stunning Baglione paintings...More