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Musee de Beaux-Arts

22 rue Paul Doumer, 62000, Arras, France
+33 3 21 71 26 43
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Stunning Paintings

This museum is amazing when one considers it is located in a provincial town. There is a superb... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
Stephen S
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Studley, United Kingdom
Lovely Museum but the Lighting Needs Work

We came across this lovely museum while on a walk exploring the city. We had the place mostly to... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
GECG2013
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Killarney
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22 rue Paul Doumer, 62000, Arras, France
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+33 3 21 71 26 43
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

This museum is amazing when one considers it is located in a provincial town. There is a superb collection of 'Religious' art from the 16th and 17th century, located in an attractive building all for €6!!!. A wonderful way to spend a morning.

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We came across this lovely museum while on a walk exploring the city. We had the place mostly to ourselves and we really enjoyed the variety of the art on display. We loved the choices of distinct, bold colours in the various galleries that served...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2016

Good collection from medieval to 20th century, including excellent but little known local 19th century artists.

Thank 186411Visitor
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Went to see the exhibition of 100 pieces of art from Versailles - beautifully presented and well worth it. However, museum policy is to close for lunch and our visit to the rest of the collection was cut short.

1  Thank Austin7man
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We were lucky that our stay coincided with the Versailles exhibition which is on until early 2016. What can I say! It was almost better than being at Versailles itself! Obviously not the exterior but for details of the interior and some of the exhibits...More

Thank andyrovers
Reviewed 17 November 2015

It's rare to have an exhibition which is so well done and is interesting without being overwhelming and that was achieved with the Versailles exhibition. Having been to Versailles, this exhibition captured the essence and the chateau. The rest of the museum was ok but...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 9 November 2015

The temporary exhibition "Le chateau de Versailles en 100 chefs-d'oeuvre" is truly splendid. I realize how much we can gain when a work of art is observed in a less overloaded setting. It is not the same admiring a beautiful statue that share the space...More

Thank Beto79
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

We went in not knowing what to expect.but what a surprise they have the history of The Palace of Versailles with a superb collection of artifacts.The exhibits were set out in a lovely way fantastic!.There are a lot more works of art also.

1  Thank Francis S
Reviewed 21 October 2015

This is in the Abbe St Vast, adjacent to the cathedral, within easy walking distance of the town centre. Not very well signed, we got into the huge modern library that shares the building first. Admission is 10E, so we expected lots to see. There...More

Thank bigal257
Reviewed 12 October 2015

A spectacular exhibition on loan from Versailles 'Arras Vous Fait La Cour' presenting great insight especially into the water engineering to create and build all the fountains which, at that time were revolutionary, forcing architects and engineers to think and calculate in ways that had...More

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driverdenise
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Response from Ann C | Reviewed this property |
There is an entrance fee (€7/€4), although the museum is free on the first Sunday of each month. Access to the ground floor is okay but I'm not sure about the upper floor.
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