We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Musee des Beaux-Arts

18 Place Francois Sicard, 37000, Tours, France
+33 2 47 05 68 73
Review Highlights
Some fabulous art work

I'm not an art buff but this is the place to become one! There is some fabulous art work on... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2014
Wollongong, Australia
Small gallery

Small gallery in Tours. A few works by Ruben which are very interesting. Tree of Libyan in... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2014
Toronto, Canada
Read all 218 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 18:00
18 Place Francois Sicard, 37000, Tours, France
+33 2 47 05 68 73
Write a Review
Reviews (218)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

31 - 40 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 8 September 2014

I'm not an art buff but this is the place to become one! There is some fabulous art work on display. It took one hour to go through and well worth the effort. Like other readers, I did not know how the stuffed elephant in...More

Thank Kiwi1963
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Small gallery in Tours. A few works by Ruben which are very interesting. Tree of Libyan in entrance is unbelievable. Worth seeing.

Thank Bbd313
Reviewed 3 September 2014

If you have an hour to spend then you can easily explore the Musee des Beaux-Arts. A varied collection with changing special exhibitions in a small gallery with. a pleasant garden. Entrance price of €5 for the two of us it was easy to fine...More

1  Thank Sharpe26
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Worth visiting and if possible getting a tour from one of the museum staff. Its a small museum but they have some great works of art.

2  Thank t0ursf
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Located in the former bishop's palace in Tours, Musée des Beaux-Arts offers a fine exhibition, small enough to be viewed in an hour or two depending on one's interests for the very low price of 3 euros 50. The small collection has a fine examples...More

4  Thank Batavicus
Reviewed 18 July 2014

The entry to the gallery is thru a grand gateway opening onto a magnificent verdant and opulent garden. There is monstrous tree dominating the courtyard which must be very old. The gallery itself is a grand old building probably dating to the 18th century. The...More

2  Thank Phil M
Reviewed 15 July 2014

This may not be the most extensive of collections, and on the day we visited the second floor was closed in preparation for a new exhibition, but there are one or two paintings that are well worth seeing and many of the rest deserve a...More

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Adjacent to Cathedrale St-Gatien is the Musee des Beaux-Arts, a wonderful building set in beautiful gardens. Well worth visiting.

1  Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 13 June 2014

This museum contains mostly sixteenth and seventeenth century French painting. To me the artists were obscure. I did not think the art was first rate. However, as seniors we only paid 9 euros for both of us.

1  Thank N0dell
Reviewed 15 March 2014

The museum was small, but had a variety of artists including Monet. Some of the paintings were not identified. No tag, title or artist. I thought maybe I was supposed to have recognized them, but I did not. It's in a lovely building with a...More

1  Thank larlen
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Les Canailles
122 reviews
.24 km away
Le Turon
410 reviews
.27 km away
114 reviews
.20 km away
La Souris Gourmande
313 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cathedrale St-Gatien
1,323 reviews
.11 km away
Musee du Compagnonnage
381 reviews
.55 km away
Rue Nationale
527 reviews
.58 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Musee des Beaux-Arts staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines