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This is situated outside Lille, easy top get to on the metro. Had to use google maps once there from the station, so check out the route before you go, it's only about a 5-10 minute walk. The museum is unusual as it's based in...More
Visited on recommendation from friends, easy 20 minute tram ride from Lille Flandres station. Amazing transformation of old swimming pool into very varied museum - paintings, ceramics and special exhibitions. Includes a Meert tea room. Closing for renovations on 01/04/18.
To get to the Musee La Piscine you will need to get a train out to the Roubaix which from the old town is about 13 stops and will take a good 20minutes. Once there you need to walk a further 8-10mins to the museum...More
Amazing space. The preserved 1930's swimming pool/bathing facility was every bit as interesting as the collection of 19th/20th century paintings & sculptures. Takes about 1.5-2 hours to see it all. There is a great café/restaurant on site when you need a break. I had lunch...More
The swimming pool in art-deco style was stunning. The art collection was dissapointing. It was a mix of everything and nothing. There was not much to see and you could finish this museum in an hour. There are parking facilities nearby.
We were refused entry because we had bags (not huge suitcases, just small backpacks). Bags were not allowed in the Museum and there was no cloakroom where they could be left. Nobody cared. ‘Maybe you could go somewhere else and leave your bags and then...More
Easily reached by metro from Lille (get a day pass for 5 Euro) this converted swimming pool has so much character and full of interesting things to see and do. Very children friendly and good cafe / restaurant within. Loved the playing of recordings of...More