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Musee de Beaux-Arts

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Address: 22 rue Paul Doumer, 62000, Arras, France
Phone Number: +33 3 21 71 26 43
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Magnificent chateau full of treasures.

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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!!

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Thank Terry D
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3 of 5 bubbles 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

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Studley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Stephen S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We came across this lovely museum while on a walk exploring the city. We had the place mostly to ourselves and we really enjoyed the variety of the art on display. We loved the choices of distinct, bold colours in the various galleries that served to highlight the paintings very well. The one problem we had was the fact that... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Good collection from medieval to 20th century, including excellent but little known local 19th century artists.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Went to see the exhibition of 100 pieces of art from Versailles - beautifully presented and well worth it. However, museum policy is to close for lunch and our visit to the rest of the collection was cut short.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

We were lucky that our stay coincided with the Versailles exhibition which is on until early 2016. What can I say! It was almost better than being at Versailles itself! Obviously not the exterior but for details of the interior and some of the exhibits it was breathtaking. Bravo Arras!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

It's rare to have an exhibition which is so well done and is interesting without being overwhelming and that was achieved with the Versailles exhibition. Having been to Versailles, this exhibition captured the essence and the chateau. The rest of the museum was ok but more traditional.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

The temporary exhibition "Le chateau de Versailles en 100 chefs-d'oeuvre" is truly splendid. I realize how much we can gain when a work of art is observed in a less overloaded setting. It is not the same admiring a beautiful statue that share the space with few other pieces instead of placing the same statue in a room cramped with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

We went in not knowing what to expect.but what a surprise they have the history of The Palace of Versailles with a superb collection of artifacts.The exhibits were set out in a lovely way fantastic!.There are a lot more works of art also.

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