Difficult to access whilst reconstruction being completed, but well worth the aggravation. Wonderful paintings in an impressive space. The downstairs exhibits really interesting.
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I was told that this was a museum that I needed to visit, second only to The Louvre, I was most disappointed, the electronic guide I rented only covered a small percentage of the works on display so unless you are already knowledgeable on old...More
This museum is not far from the centre of Lille. It is housed in the grand old building the view of which is a little obscured at the moment because of the scaffolding. It cost €7.00 each to enter. There is a very good security...More
Cool beautiful building with many rooms dedicated to all famous artists. Some well know pictures on display and great statues in another area. Modern and old combined.
We happened to be in Lille for the "free museum night." After hitting a few other stops, we ended up here and stayed until midnight. The museum is great, with an eclectic collection of paintings. There is a themed exhibit right now of art having...More
Very pleasing layout of the art and masterpieces so that you are not overwhelmed. The building is very beautiful and the lighting highlights that as well. The front desk of my hotel advised that this was the biggest collection in France excepting the Louvre. The...More
First, if you go to Lille on Eurostar, you can get a 2 for 1 entry on this muesum. For the visit you will need at least 2 to 3 hours to appreciate the exhibits including paintings by Rubens, Donatello, Chardin, Goya, Rodin and Delacroix....More
We were told that this musee has one of the largest art collections outside of Paris and we were certainly not disappointed. As always with large galleries, it makes sense to concentrate on one part rather than expose yourself to serious cultural overload. I opted...More