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Musee Departemental de Flandre

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Not exactly what we were expecting.

A lovely museum, not so much about the war which is what we were hoping for, quite hard to find our... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Simba3262
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Sussex
Don't wait and go to the exposition "La flandre et la mer" - Extra week till 19/7/2015

If you are in the neigboorhoud of Cassel don't hesitate and go to the little museum. At this moment... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2015
Wyns
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Halle, Belgium
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Jan 22, 2018
“Not exactly what we were expecting.”
May 28, 2017
“Excellent museum, shame about large school groups.”
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26 Grand place, 59670 Cassel, France
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

A lovely museum, not so much about the war which is what we were hoping for, quite hard to find our way and not much in the way of instruction.

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Isa F, other at Musee Departemental de Flandre, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2018

Thank you for your opinion As its name suggests, the musee de Flandre is devoted to flemish art. I really hope that you liked our collection. Sincerely yours. Isabelle HENNON

Reviewed May 28, 2017

We have been before and it is well worth a second look. Not sure about the weird temporary installations as it is an excellent museum but some of them made us laugh, although I am not sure that was the intention of them! The reason...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2016

There was certainly much to see in the museum but all the information was in French and it was not until we were leaving that we discovered that English headphones were available!! The first room appeared empty until we realised that to see the displays...More

Thank FMMSouthWales
Reviewed July 2, 2015

If you are in the neigboorhoud of Cassel don't hesitate and go to the little museum. At this moment you can see "La flandre et la mer". They announced an extra week opening

Thank Wyns
Reviewed June 18, 2015

A little gem to pass an hour touring. 3Euro entrance for the 60+. Well worth supporting. There was a travelling exhibition of sea paintings on our visit. Very interesting. 500 and 400 year old paintings in beautiful condition. Friendly staff. Closes for lunch but you...More

Thank Ken205726
Reviewed May 24, 2015

12 May 2015. Could have stayed much longer exploring this hill-top town (Yes it is does top a hill, and the drive up is an experience). We could have stayed much longer in the museum and the staff were very helpful.

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Reviewed May 23, 2015

Cause I am disabled, my entrance and my companions entrance is free, and also the use of the disabled chair. We got also service from the guardians. The theme is "La Flandre et la Mer" till 12/07/2015. (http://museedeflandre.lenord.fr/fr/Accueil.aspx).

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed May 4, 2015

"La Flandre et la mer" was a very nice exhibition, the audio guide was good, never too long, but interesting and informative. The exhibition is not too big but nicely spread in this pretty museum. Museum staff is friendly and helpful. We had the chance...More

Thank KarenCarenne
Reviewed September 3, 2014

wonderful, small, but well designed, and with an excellent staff, wonderfully organized, i love this museum

Thank John S
Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Musée Departemental de Flandre is small and very well organised. Each year, they have a special exhibition which runs in parallel with the default collection of the house's masterpieces. This year, Erasme Quellin was the topic of the special exhibit - a fellow of...More

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