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Musee des Beaux-Arts Valenciennes

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Beautiful museum, lovely staff.

Avoid going during school hours. Too many groups of school children. There is a convenient parking... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Anna C
Paris, France
Run for the 100 objects exhibition

There is an excellent exhibition called "The history of the world in 100 objects from the British... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Lille, France
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Following a big exibition they simply closed up for the holidays no note on the door or anything. We only found out the reason at the tourist office. Why do tourist attractions and hotels and restaurants in France always shut during the holiday season and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Avoid going during school hours. Too many groups of school children. There is a convenient parking lot just next to the museum.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

There is an excellent exhibition called "The history of the world in 100 objects from the British Museum" that will last until July. I was very impressed by this exhibition. The quality and importance of some of the objects is quite remarkable. Commentary is presented...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The Museum of Fine Arts of Valenciennes has a rich collection of Flemish paintings and a rich collection of Northern French paintings and sculptures. The most famous artists are Rubens, Rembrandt, Bosch, Watteau and Carpeaux. The museum is small - you could see everything in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Fair number of historic paintings, particularly the Reuben room, and a room of practice statues including the rough for the statue outside one of the churches.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

this is really the place to see many Rubens paintings and of his era. it is not too large so you can visit it in a couple of hours.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

A good place to enjoy the work of local artists and their works. Works of Watteau are of the main attraction. And also the flemish paintings. The staff is very friendly. A small note: They don't accept cards. Be sure to carry paper money ;)...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Fantastic paintings and sculptures by local artists, especially by Watteau. You can get on the tram at stop Andre Parent with is located near to Le Grand Duc and disembark at Hotel Du Ville for only a short walk to the Museum.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

I have been visiting Valenciennes for many years, yet had never ventured into the art gallery, mainly because I didn't think it would be particularly interesting. Finally, I took the plunge for the reasonable sum of 4 euros. While the works represented aren't particularly to...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Reviewed 19 February 2016

If you like to look at Flemish paintings of Rubens, Van Dijck ('Zo d'ouden zongen, piepen de jongen') but also want to experience French art and a gathering of other paintings (including known artists like Bosch, Pourbus), you will certainly enjoy. Calm and small museum...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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