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Musee des Beaux-Arts

Rue de la Cite Foulc, 30000 Nimes, France
+33 4 66 67 38 21
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Small but good selection of french art.

The building is lovely and the collection is really small, but thinking on Nimes size I think is a... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
bot92
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Nimes, France
Excellent small museum

We wandered in, as it was right around the corner from where we were staying. We were almost the... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Deborah A
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Santa Rosa, California
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Rue de la Cite Foulc, 30000 Nimes, France
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

The building is lovely and the collection is really small, but thinking on Nimes size I think is a good classic art representation. Most of the artists are french and at least for me known but good.

Thank bot92
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We wandered in, as it was right around the corner from where we were staying. We were almost the only visitors (off season, no crowds yet). Admission is free, and they have a very nice collection of Italian and local post-impression paintings. The small collection...More

Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This museum was originally built in 1821 but the imposing facade leads straight into a beautiful restoration by architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte in 1987. A Roman mosaic discovered in 1882, takes pride of place in the centre of the main floor. It houses an eclectic collection...More

1  Thank Angela C
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The collection is modest and size, and it contains mostly works of painters of the second and third rank. Still, the piece by Pieter Coecke van Aelst is first rate, and there are other nice works. General admission is free of charge; there is a...More

Thank operalover939
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Compact but intense gallery of Italian and French painting. Superb restored Roman mosaic floor rescued from somewhere in Nimes. Was free on Sunday.

1  Thank IanRR255060
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Just the right size not to be overwhelming. We spent an hour and a half veiwing the museum. Even my husband found it interesting! Worth a visit.

Thank Roma17
Reviewed 1 February 2016

It's a small museum with a huge floor mosaic being its definite highlight. Of painters of any significance they have Rubens and Jan Miense Molenaer and Paul Delaroche's canvas. The museum is free

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Tourist blurb says famous French, Italian etc artists. I didn't recognise most of the artists in the collection but there are some wonderful pieces in the collection including sculpture and a beautiful intricate piece of mosaic tiling.

1  Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 8 July 2015

A small well curated gem of a museum with italian and french art and sculptures! Has a beautiful courtyard! Also it was free when we went!!

1  Thank Ruchira_11
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Though not very large, this little gem is totally free and had a nice collection of mostly French and Italian paintings.

Thank S_O_Drinnan
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