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Musée des Beaux-Arts de Brest, Brest

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Art Museum Museum
With more than 300 works of art on display, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Brest's collection offers an overview of the history of painting from the late 16th century up to today. Special emphasis is placed on marine paintings, Breton works, and artists from the Pont-Aven School of symbolist movement. The first floor displays 16th to 19th century paintings and Asian ceramics and the ground floor has 19th to the 21st century works. The museum also displays sculptures made from Sèvres porcelain stoneware and Mathurin Méheut earthenware. Take a look at our Brest itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Musée des Beaux-Arts de Brest and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The city of Brest doesn't have the reputation of being rich, but the Museum is very poor. Few works, and above all interesting.
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  • Given the past of the city, expected of a Museum of "Fine Arts" of many works including marines, unfortunately... The Museum presents a very small number of works, the visit, dragging takes at least half an hour, even with the very contemporary temporary exhibition. Too bad because the city deserves a real Museum, the Breton artistic production is rich enough to do this. A day of rain, what I did...
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  • Not the biggest Art collection I have visited but a very worthwhile diversion. Not easy to find as it is off the main radial streets and not easily visible,but worth the trouble. 1st floor comprises a...  more »
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  • Nice but without originality or works extremely powerful Museum.
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  • the staff was friendly. the tour however was extremely short and not necessarily interesting (and yet I am open minded and always looking for the positives) but €5 for less than 15 minutes of tour seems a bit limited. Nevertheless, I advise the Museum for less than 25 years old (free). Good visit!
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  • This museum is really tiny. Some nice works in the first pieces that show the city of Brest and the surrounding area in the past
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  • I had the opportunity to visit the Museum on the day of the heritage. A very nice visit. Very nice pictures of the old Brest!
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  • When an elevator in this public place.? I am limited to the ground floor. It's just pathetic
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