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Nicolas Sursock Museum

Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 202 001
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Beautiful setting for art viewing

A gorgeous building, really helpful staff and detailed info on every art exhibition, as well as the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting collection in a beautifully restored villa.

The Sursock Museum is a great way to spend an afternoon. It's located in a beautiful villa which... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frank T
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A gorgeous building, really helpful staff and detailed info on every art exhibition, as well as the building itself. Went with elderly family members and we all enjoyed the visit equally.

Thank NellieM21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sursock Museum is a great way to spend an afternoon. It's located in a beautiful villa which dates from 1912. Unfortunately the high-rises that are eating up Beirut's grand old houses are encroaching on this villa too. However, it's beautifully looked-after and has a...More

1  Thank Frank T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived on Museum night and after dropping off luggage and refreshing, went straight to Musée Sursock. Quiet and beautiful building. Welcoming team. Collections : some nice pieces.Modern art exhibition was disappointing, a bit of snobbish one, but I mostly enjoyed the building by itself,...More

Thank m2paris
Reviewed 22 June 2017

One of my favorite places in Beirut. The museum have contemporary and old paintings in a beautiful setting. It is worth the trip.

Thank lynnmounzer
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The Sursock Museum's located in the charming neighbourhood of Gemmayze and surrounded by cosy bars and plush apartments. It's an incredibly beautiful building and I was sad that there wasn't more to see inside with four floors providing four or five smaller exhibitions and a...More

1  Thank Mazarello
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The building is of course very handsome and well kept and maintained, and testifies to the rich architectural heritage of Beirut which is unfortunately being dwarfed (and it seems sometimes erased) by modern high rises. The permanent collection is well worth the visit and justifiably...More

Thank SouthFranceVisitor
Reviewed 7 June 2017

What is now the Nicolas Sursock Museum was once a home to one of Beirut's richest and most affluent families. It is now home to hundreds of artworks from some of Lebanon's most famous painters and sculptors. Each floor represents a different era in Lebanon's...More

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A big residential building has been allowed on part of the land of the garden; thus the museum does not appear so magnificent as it is and it should. Partly shadowed, it looks now as overwhelmed and threatened by a nasty giant.

2  Thank miberno
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It is a small museum in a historic buidlung in a very nice area. Mostly modern paintings of local artists from 20. century. free entrance! nice Café after the visit

Thank ChrisFRAGER
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I visited this museum somewhat on a whim due to the suggestion of my tour guide. Nicolas Sursock was a wealthy Lebanese aristocrat who bequeathed the building and a number of pieces of fine art to the city after his death; everything was renovated about...More

Thank midway42
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Response from Susan L | Reviewed this property |
We did not eat at the museum. However, if you're looking for a great breakfast, I'd suggest Le Cafe Sursock which is about a half block away. The traditional breakfast is enough to share for two and was reasonably priced at... More