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Musee National Fernand-Leger

Chemin du Val-de-Pome, Biot, France
+33 4 92 91 50 30
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A must see for all Art lovers!

Hidden in the green hills of Biot, is this absolutely stunning building entirely devoted to Fernand... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Nina S
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Vienna, Austria
Well worth the trip

I find Leger problematic in that he has a single distinctive style and therein lies the issue - if... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Jonesyinc
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
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“modern art” (4 reviews)
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Chemin du Val-de-Pome, Biot, France
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+33 4 92 91 50 30
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Hidden in the green hills of Biot, is this absolutely stunning building entirely devoted to Fernand Léger, the famous French painter, that lived from 1881 to 1955 . The exhibition starts with his early, impressionistic oil paintings moving on to his later work, his sculptures...More

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I find Leger problematic in that he has a single distinctive style and therein lies the issue - if it's not to your taste, what is going to get you through the door to this impressive gallery? It's current show links Leger to some of...More

Thank Jonesyinc
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This museum gives one an excellent overview of Fernand Leger' work. Interesting to see the influence of the many artists he knew and worked with. Large play space outside for families. Free parking lot

Thank SFGAL8
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I actually did not know of this place until I checked in in a nearby hostel. I love the works by Leger. It's a nice and welcoming museum that show a nice overview on works. It's highly recommended if your into Fernand Léger!!!

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This most exceptional museum on the work of Léger is actually worth the journey. The exterior is decorated with huge mosaics by Léger. They give the building its character. Very convincing collection. You really will get an overview on Léger's work.

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Spend hours in Leger's world, full of colors, by the way his paints are so similar to an Egyptian artist Salah Gaheen.

Thank Awadyoussef
Reviewed 27 February 2017

While it would probably be even nicer on a glorious summer's day, the Leger Museum is an impressive collection in a great spot with a well-designed building. It was *very* quiet when we visited, though. We got a little confused as one staircase was out...More

Thank Carpentr
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Fernand Leger was a contemporary of Picasso, Matisse, Magritte and Marcel Duchamp - yet he isn't as well-known as these artists. But his art is certainly up there with these big names. He made a huge contribution to modern art in the first half of...More

Thank Milly_holiday
Reviewed 4 October 2016

If you don't know the work of Fernard Leger, this is the place to discover it. A totally civilised museum in a beautiful setting which does all it can to show Leger's progression from post-impressionism through Cubism to tubism. Suggestions: buy the catalogue and take...More

Thank Hotel A
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Worth the effort just too see the building . If you use a bus from the station you get off at the stop Leger then you have a 5 mite walk to the gallery . The location is about 1.5 miles south of Biot ....More

Thank Brian H
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Peter W
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Response from Jonesyinc | Reviewed this property |
Yes, for the permanent collection but ask if you want to do so at a visiting or temporary exhibit
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5 September 2017|
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Response from Jonesyinc | Reviewed this property |
There is a charge and it's around d €8 per person
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30 September 2016|
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Response from Celestefaisk | Reviewed this property |
I don't know where you're staying. In case it's Nice, like I did, I'd tell you to go by train to Biot. When you get there, take the bus number 10. The closest stop to Léger's museum is named after the artist. There's no way... More
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