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Palais des Beaux Arts

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Address: 18 Bis Rue de Valmy | Place de la Republique, 59000, Lille, France
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Mon 14:00 - 18:00
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Prestigious art museum features works of Goya, Donatello and Veronese along...

Prestigious art museum features works of Goya, Donatello and Veronese along with German paintings and sculptures from the 15th and 16th centuries.

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It is a huge museum and every piece is exciting. The iPod provided for listening went dead after some point but it was worth the experience.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a huge museum and every piece is exciting. The iPod provided for listening went dead after some point but it was worth the experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was watching a BBC TV programme and they reported about les Plans en Relief, which were used e.g. by the French king Louis XIV, to define military strategy for artillery campaigns in the north of France in XVII and XVIII centuries. the models (approx 1/600) were built to precisely show the geography of the bastioned fortifications and the courntyside... More 

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Evergem, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They say this is the second largest museum of France, the Louvre is number one ofcourse. It has certainly a very large collection of art and is worth visiting when you ared an art lover..a must in fact. It has a very large collection of paintings, Goya, Rubens, Courbet are just some of the painters that are shown here. Also... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge museum for art and paintings lovers, if you love it then this is a must visit place in the city. It's huge and not so crowded like louvre but many people compare them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a day trip to Lille while visiting Paris, and was amazed by this fabulous collection of paintings, sculpture, and antiquities. It was like seeing the greatest hits of the Orsay, Louvre, and Rodin museums, without the crowds. If you are in Lille (which I highly recommend), don't pass up the chance to visit this museum -- admission is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't forget to use the 2 for 1 offer on your Eurostar tickets! Plenty of art work to see, lots of famous artists, though many are difficult to see as they're mounted so high. All in all, worth the money-especially with the discount. Allow an hour an a half to whizz round.

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Lille, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

First of all I regret to say that the staff appear to be rather blasé and not at all interested in welcoming you as we were sent from from pillar to post 'pas cette caisse', 'la caisse â côté' without a bonjour or merci. Also the staff in the various rooms were engrossed in their books and sketchbooks, glued to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

This museum offers an impressive collection of sculptures and many paintings. We really enjoyed our visit and can recommend anybody to pay a visit to this impressive museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a visit to this museum on a quiet Thursday in February. A few school groups and individual visitors, so nice and quiet. Bit noisy due to building activities. Paintings very interesting and quite diverse.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Really enjoyed this place. Excellent exhibits - the relief models were a revelation. The sculptures & art fantastic. Only disappointment was there was no book to buy. Had to go into town to get one

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