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Musee La Piscine

23 rue de l Esperance, 59100 Roubaix, France
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“art deco” (19 reviews)
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23 rue de l Esperance, 59100 Roubaix, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, being in Lille for the weekend I was taken to Roubaix ( a seemly rundown suburb of Lille) to walk into a sculpture museum - no famous artists but who cares when this renovation of a swimming pool complex is absolutely spectacular- and to...More

Thank Londonworkweary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although some months have passed since I visited, it's left a lasting impression. The conversion has been tastefully done and the exhibits are various and wonderful. The cafe was popular and busy.

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We have wanted to visit here for a good while and we found out it opened late on Friday evenings which fitted into our short break to Northern France.It is a truly fantastic use of the space and the sculptures in the main swimming pool...More

Thank 155jacquelinef
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This old swimming pool is really worth a long visit. The central exhibition in the former pool shows a fantastic collection of statues from different periode and styles. Along side there are different themes. The museum has been enlarged and has a beautiful collection of...More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

While this is not one of the world's great art collections the array of paintings, ceramics, sculpture and textiles provide something for everybody. But of course the real reason to visit La Piscine (this is our second visit) is the building itself which is a...More

1  Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 23 August 2017

some of these paintings look so real its as if they were photographed. Amazing how a painting captures a moment in time like what a picture does in todays world.. it is definitely a must see. Roubaix alone is worth the train ride.

Thank Calvin W
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Took a trip to Roubaix especially to see this museum, and after a holiday of museums this one was a breath of fresh air! The usual paintings & sculptures but in an amazing new environment. The old swimming pool has been covered with a narrower...More

Thank Philippaho
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Beautiful pieces (paintings and sculptures) in different rooms but the main room is the art déco style swimming pool and that in itself is a must see. There are also more local exhibits with fabrics as historically there were lots of fabric manufacture in the...More

Thank Chris77CH
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We travelled by Metro then walked to the museum only to find it was closed because it was the feast day for the assumption of the Virgin Mary. It did not say this on the website. We joined a queue of others outside the gates...More

Thank Avril F
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Fabulously and carefully restored swimming pool aiming to successfully display its original features, including the pool itself, the changing rooms and the exquisite water feature at the end of the pool. In addition the impressive range of artistic pieces on display, many of which relate...More

Thank Domdomdomdom_13
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday to Thursday 11am - 6pm Friday 11am - 8pm Weekends 1pm - 6pm Closed on Mondays

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