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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” (38 reviews)
“old masters” (10 reviews)
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18 Bis Rue de Valmy | Place de la Republique, 59000, Lille, France
+33 3 20 06 78 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lille's Beaux-Arts is a must visit for any tourists to Lille. First there is the building itself. While the exterior of the building is half covered in scaffolding (no surprises there - so are half the historic buildings in France at the moment!) the interior...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 1st floor has many classic paintings from Goya, Van Gogh, Monet, Manet. A real pleasure and not heaving with tourists. A must see.

1  Thank Mortelini
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a number of hours here and could have spent days here. A magnificent collection and reputed to be second only to The Louvre.

Thank katydid2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last year I visited Le Louvre and was quite negative about it. Could this guy by a culture barbarian? No. My main complaint was the fact that everything was in French. For a world renowned museum I find this snobbery unheard of. Le Palais des...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. A fantastic new museum, but not entirely ready when we visited the place. The -1 floor simply is too dark. Wonderful maquettes of about 12 cities (including Maastricht and Anvers), but far too dark to see it all. In a...More

Thank Karel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The collections here are beautifully arranged - we had fun looking for the paintings shown on the back of our ticket stubs. Only one quibble which is that the main atrium you arrive into is vast and empty - it may be improved by using...More

Thank Cassie_Canterbury
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This museum has a great collection of art, from classics to modern and it's quiet and completely accessible. Worth the visit.

Thank Mariane B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A lovely place to go for a couple of hours. Easy to find and get to, either on foot, car or on convenient public transport. It is free to get in, but certain focus exhibitions will incur a charge. The exhibition I saw was well...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We like art and planned this on a rainy day. We spend 4 hours walking trough and listening to audioguide. (also in dutch) Lots of great names, works that are not vere well known.

Thank adelienvannecke
Reviewed 12 August 2017

not happy as most of the exhibits were not on display and paid money to visit what became just empty spaces and and barriers blocking entrances to certain levels they should have said to us before taking our monies and the staff were arrogant but...More

Thank bas t
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