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Musee de Beaux-Arts

22 rue Paul Doumer, 62000, Arras, France
+33 3 21 71 26 43
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Beautiful museum for free

A wonderful museum with art masterpieces (Rubens) inside. Visit Notre Dame des Ardents exhibition... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
metacad
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Houston, Texas
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Another gorgeous Museum

Small, but has some impressive works of art. A little out of the way, and also located in a former... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MrDavetheSarks
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Melbourne, Australia
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22 rue Paul Doumer, 62000, Arras, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful museum with art masterpieces (Rubens) inside. Visit Notre Dame des Ardents exhibition . Great time.

Thank metacad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, but has some impressive works of art. A little out of the way, and also located in a former monastery. Worth a visit.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exposition "Fields of Battle through Canadian Eyes" is on loan from the Canadian War Museum until 11 June 2017. The exhibition shows photography, paintings and drawing made by Canadian soldiers during WWI. This was why we visited this museum. I doubt we would have...More

Thank loubelle64
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Visited on the afternoon of 21 April 2017 for one reason - exactly 100 years previously my great uncle spent that night; his last before going into the line and his death; in the cellars of this Museum. Given that Arras is commemorating the 100th...More

Thank DesdinovaUK
Reviewed 13 April 2017

From ancient to medieval to 17th and 18th century - it is all housed in the original monastery of St. Vaast near the cathedral in Arras. It was very quiet and pleasant the day we were there - we were able to browse the rooms...More

Thank aStoirin
Reviewed 19 March 2017

There seems to b some refurbishment going on here ta the moment, so we probably didn't get the chance to see the whole collection but the temporary exhibition to commemorate the events in and around Arras in the Spring of 2017 was worthwhile on its...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Stunning building, inside the old abbey of Saint Vaast. Temporary exhibition Sacreblue on the presence of the colour blue in art. Some interesting works like the sawblade from Wim Delvoye or a very small Yves Klein. The permanent collection is enormous. Special emphasis on the...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Very enjoyable experience. We stayed overnight in Arras whilst visiting WW1 Memorial sites in the region. Would highly recommend taking the time to visit the Museum...the building itself is breathtaking and the treasures inside very interesting. Free entry on Sundays a bonus!!

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

A wore down building. Big, but stil beautiful. Downside: everything only in french. Positive: a few big painters like Rubens and Breughel. If you have spare time...go see

Thank Jorinde V
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This museum is amazing when one considers it is located in a provincial town. There is a superb collection of 'Religious' art from the 16th and 17th century, located in an attractive building all for €6!!!. A wonderful way to spend a morning.

Thank Stephen S
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driverdenise
is there an entrance fee, and what is it like for disabled visitors for example will we be allowed to bring a small mobility scooter in
26 May 2017|
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Response from Ann C | Reviewed this property |
There is an entrance fee (€7/€4), although the museum is free on the first Sunday of each month. Access to the ground floor is okay but I'm not sure about the upper floor.
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