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Musée des Beaux-Arts de Brest, Brest

(3.1/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web)
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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  • And yet I weigh my words... Fortunately it is free for children less than 25 years. I love museums, art in general but there is theft, and yet I on visited museums in many countries... the visit lasts 10 minutes. 15 minutes if you are passionate about. to rain if you are 25 years or less...
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  • A museum which can be visited quite quickly and which surely deserves to be more visited. Many works are housed there, some are quite spectacular. Temporary exhibitions are also organized.
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  • Exhibition on the bridge of Recouvrance containing much information on the history of Brest. We can also know the works of the artist Clet Abraham, famous for its artistic signs modified. The big surprise was to see Canaletto in that 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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  • 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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  • Small nice museum visit in case of bad weather. It's not the louvre, but cest quiet and relaxing. The staff is very friendly.
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  • Quiet Museum, with good expos usually
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