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Musee des Beaux-Arts

20 Place des Terreaux, 69001, Lyon, France
0472101740
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Home to an impressive collection of paintings, both French and international.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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20 Place des Terreaux, 69001, Lyon, France
Terreaux - Bat D'argent
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum offers a selection of classic and modern classic artwork of mainly French, but also international artists. Very pleasant and peaceful is the courtyard with its majestic trees, under which benches invite you to take a relaxing break from the buzzing neighborhood.Like to combine...More

Thank RGerman
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit for the architecture alone! Great place and great art, even if you are not an art lover this is worth a trip to - really nice atmosphere

Thank jane8888
Reviewed 6 days ago

I’d heard a lot about this museum and wanted to visit for some time. It did not disappoint, offering a comprehensive collection of fine art from across the centuries. It is so big you could spend all day there, perhaps lunching in the terrace restaurant,...More

Thank mousefindsout
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have been to the Louvre then you can bypass this museum. Whilst it is touted as one of the biggest museums in France ( and Europe ) I found it a poor random collection of the masters. If you are English speaking then...More

Thank MrThings
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A major museum hosting some major works. The late 19th and 20th century exhibits are excellent, but there is also works back to ancient times. Arranged in largely chronological order. But the information and signage need a major overhaul!!

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Said to be 2nd only to the Lourve in Paris, but my opinion is that it has a VERY long way to get to that level. Most of the paintings needed cleaning and for my opinion second rate. The Greek Roman and Egyptian stuff was...More

Thank kingofhma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very important museum for France. Its collection is excellent and perhaps second only to the Louvre in scope It is part history museum ( ancient egypt, greece, rome, etc) as well as a large fine art collection. The museum also has a...More

Thank CanadianG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the major French artists are represented making this well worth a visit. Lots of interesting sculpture as well as areas on Ancient Egypt. Nice garden area before the entrance.

Thank Daryn V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those who enjoy the arts this is a "must visit " Wonderful collections across the ages and beautifully displayed Worth several hours visit

Thank djhallett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice museum, particularly the sculpture, which I concentrated on. Many of the sculptors are also displayed at the Musee d'Orsay in Paris and I found one piece that was a duplicate in both museums. This is well worth the time to explore, while in...More

Thank DrDee2014
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