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Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Arts)

Rue Neuve 8, Mons 7000, Belgium
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19th and 20th century art

There is one floor with 20th century art, and another with 19th century art - all paintings. I... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Hopelessly overrrated

Nice new little museum with generous space but few exhibits. Depends on the artist being featured... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Mons, Belgium
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  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
29 Mar 2017
“19th and 20th century art”
13 Feb 2017
“Hopelessly overrrated”
Rue Neuve 8, Mons 7000, Belgium
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

There is one floor with 20th century art, and another with 19th century art - all paintings. I found the 20th century section quite dull. The 19th century section had many impressive pieces of figurative art.

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice new little museum with generous space but few exhibits. Depends on the artist being featured, but most of the time not worth an extra trip from farther away. If you happen to be there, fine - and if it happens to be the first...More

Thank globetrotter0105
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

We arrived at BAM this morning 10AM sharp. Lights off, gate closed. Called the reception - the museum turns out only to be open when a temporary exhibition is hosted. This information is nowhere to be found online. Also I find it disappointing the temporary...More

1  Thank Tessa L
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Disappointing. Mainly exhibitions to show modern approach to the use of art for people with psychological problems. Interesting, but hardly a Musee des Beaux Arts.

1  Thank edward_walton
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Beautiful special exhibits on display, excellent curation of local art, knowledge guides available, great rooftop terrace. Close to most things worth seeing in Mons, don't miss.

Thank Yasmine_Motawy
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Recently refurbished. I went to see the WW1 exhibition...it was ok but not brilliant! Walked around the gallery and I left feeling rather disappointed at the collection. Our guide was not very good at all

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 24 May 2015

"Van Gogh in the Borinage; The Birth of an Artist" provided more education about this passionate being than I gained in all of art college and graduate school. I will be able to teach about this man and his art with greater authority and confidence...More

Thank Errol A
Reviewed 8 May 2015

I like the overall exhibilition and how the paints were organized, and the lights. I enjoyed it. There is free guide but we could not take it because the scheadule did not work well with ours

Thank MarAle1111
Reviewed 5 May 2015

We went for the Van Gogh exposition. Interesting to see this period of his life...It's a well designed museum, right in the heart of the city of Mons.

1  Thank wvdm2016
Reviewed 27 April 2015

If you think Van Gogh and you think sunflowers and bright colours, this exhibition will shock. It focusses on his youth and his early years working as a pastor in the mining area near Mons (before moving to France) and starts with letters written to...More

Thank meskean
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