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Palais des Beaux Arts

18 Bis Rue de Valmy | Place de la Republique, 59000, Lille, France
+33 3 20 06 78 00
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Prestigious art museum features works of Goya, Donatello and Veronese along with German paintings and sculptures from the 15th and 16th centuries.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“audio guide” (39 reviews)
“old masters” (10 reviews)
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18 Bis Rue de Valmy | Place de la Republique, 59000, Lille, France
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"van gogh"
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"audio guide"
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"old masters"
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"beautiful museum"
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"art collection"
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"great art"
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"famous artists"
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"louvre in paris"
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"art lovers"
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"beaux arts"
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"first floor"
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"the ground floor"
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"impressive building"
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"eurostar tickets"
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"special exhibition"
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"couple of hours"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very impressed with this magnificent building. A great range of exhibits No concessions for seniors but we got in 2 for 1 with our Eurostar tickets Well worth a look

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We looked around the museum at the lovely art collections they have and also really enjoyed the ceramic collection. Food in the cafe is REALLY expensive

Thank Schoolgirl
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only does this museum have a very good and diverse collection of art but the building it self is worth the modest entrance fee just to wonder through. It's large but easy to navigate and when we visited only a few people were inside...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most of the names of the painters in this museum will be familiar to museum-goers, but few of the paintings are themselves famous. But the consequences of this is that there are not a lot of tourists jamming the exhibition halls. And there are some...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the place! Just adore it. First of all this museum gives you an opportunity to visit the it in paces: the ticket is valid the whole day. You start your visit in the morning and after a while you can go outside, have...More

Thank Catherine V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This gallery is said to be second only to the Louvres in Paris - and it is magnificent. The building itself is lofty, bright, spacious and airy. It contains a large collection of paintings. There are paintings by Rubens, Watteau, Fragonard and other well known...More

Thank William, Lucy S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The museum has quite an extensive range of art from sculptures to ornaments to paintings. A nice suprise were the Egyptian artifact collection. Beware although there is an English audio guide, all the info plates and short descriptions of each painting is in French. Only...More

Thank dRevIL2109
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lille is an excellent city trip alternative, also for art lovers. The Beaux Arts museum in the city centre has art from the 16th to 20th century. It is a beautiful building, relaxed in atmosphere and no queues. A good place to spend a few...More

Thank Roy v
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

If you love art galleries this is the place for you. Wish we had used the linked up earphones now as you get a more detailed insight into each piece. Will defo do that this year. If you have come by Eurostar take your tickets...More

Thank Kathy-Leeds
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting this massive museum, featuring a huge number of paintings from various prominent artists and periods. Of particular interest is the current installation on TV series that are based on works of art. The building is very beautiful too. I spent about...More

Thank Angela N
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