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Musee des Beaux-Arts

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Address: 20, cours d'Albret | Jardin de la Mairie, 33000, Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: +33 5 56 10 20 56
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A fine arts museum with a wonderful collection of 17th century Italian,...

A fine arts museum with a wonderful collection of 17th century Italian, Dutch and Flemish art.

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A pleasant visit

There are some very fine paintings in this museum and it is certainly worth the trip. There is not too much to see and you probably only need 1 to 2hours to see it all. It has... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Art lovers will enjoy this llovely museum with wonderful 15thC - 20thC paintings and sculpture. There is a tranquil garden between the 2 galleries. Well worth a visit!

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We spent about an hour here looking at some fine works of art. This museum is included on the City museum pass, available at the tourist office.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

There are some very fine paintings in this museum and it is certainly worth the trip. There is not too much to see and you probably only need 1 to 2hours to see it all. It has something to please most people but not in any real depth.

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Wonderful collection of paintings and sculpture. Only the North building was open on the day we went, so we were given a discount. 2 euros each made it fantastic value to see 19th centure to modern works. A lovely way to spend a few hours before lunch!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This museum boasts a large collection, which surprised us, as we saw everything available in little more than an hour. In fairness, and for reason unexplained, half of the museum was closed during our visit (15th to 18th c). The 18th to 20th century wing was available. Many interesting pieces, with understandable emphasis on local artists. But the Louvre this... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This relatively small but well laid out museum consists of three galleries. There are wonderful examples of French Romanticism and early modern paintings. A real treat was the visiting exhibition of black and white drawings/prints/lithographs including Goya and Dore. Very well priced.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This museum is housed in two sections separated by a pleasant park. The collections are housed in elegant old buildings and well displayed. Unfortunately,for a city like Bordeaux,the breadth and quality of the works leaves a lot to be desired. The second section devoted to art of the XIXth and XXth centuries is the most interesting of the two. Currently... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

The Musee des Beaux-Arts collection in Bordeaux has some nice pieces, including paintings by Matisse, a Picasso sketch and works by a number of local artists, but it's much smaller and not as well presented as the collections in other French cities, such as Dijon. Overall, worth a visit, but it won't take more than an hour to see everything.

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

If you're in Bordeaux and having a few drinks in The Connemara Irish Pub, why not have a little cultural break in the superb Musée des Beaux Arts in the square just opposite . It's just behind the recently restored water fountain of the old Mériadeck district, the watershed between the historic district and the new administrative quarter. Depending on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Medium - sized gallery consisting of two parts. I recommend giving it a visit if you are in Bordeaux.

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