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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Caen, Caen

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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Caen, a fine arts museum in Caen, was founded at the start of the 19th century and rebuilt in 1971 within the ducal château. Its many treasures include various Italian, Flemish, French Renaissance and contemporary artworks. Admire paintings, drawings, sculptures, miniatures, and much more. You also can find prints from the Mancel collection. The museum organizes workshops for younger audiences and adults. Its public, curatorial library holds more than 20,000 art history volumes. Put Musee des Beaux-Arts de Caen into our Caen tourist route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Caen.
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  • Make a rainy day. Few people (Christmas weekend). Apart from one"course"not easily readable in the beginning, we travel through time through a rich collection of European works.
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  • Great variety, easy to navigate and included in the price of the Castle grounds. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience here. 
  • Visit of July 28, 2016. A lovely modern place integrated to the castle of Guillaume le Conquérant, with space, great lighting, beautiful paintings (Veronese, Brueghel, Rubens,...) documentation... I took pleasure in go and come in these rooms, to the point of forgetting time, being overtaken by time and have everything of the temporary exhibition dedicated to Frits Thaulow. Too bad, but I would come back with pleasure for the permanent collections. But a museum to provide advice to lovers.
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  • "Mug shot"! How is it possible in 2016 in wanting to make the most attractive France for tourists to close at lunch time? We retort personnel savings or the 35 hours and well be: close earlier but please leave this museum - Moreover remarkable - open at lunch time!
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  • Beautiful Museum
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  • The Museum's collections are varied and there is even a space for contemporary art. In addition it is free for the under 26 years!
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  • beautiful exhibition painter thealow
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