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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Caen, Caen

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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3.6/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
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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  • A varied museography that renews itself by approaches cross between contemporary and classic art. A wonderful scenography. Mediation for all public workshops. A must-see.
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  • It will welcome the excellent initiative of the Museum to dedicate this exhibition to the great Fritz Thaulow, Norwegian painter that we did not know and who seduced us with his talent to return almost perfectly the elements... Very studied arrangement of the exhibition turns to discover the talent of the artist to evoke scenes rustic, urban or industrial elements and landscapes of nature... A painter of genius not to be missed... Only downside: an unworthy store of that name who did almost nothing to offer about the artist - selection of maps of the temporary exhibition very limit, no magnet, catalogue sold out (Fortunately we had bought it in the bookstore well before the visit). A big effort at the level of personnel - with the exception of cash - now decentralized in the chapel between the Museum of fine arts and the Museum of Normandy...
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  • The Museum of fine arts offers a journey through the centuries with its permanent collection and works of timeless painters! On two floors, large parts allow to enjoy the works. The temporary expo is very well highlighted. Discover. More tempting than the Museum of Normandy next.
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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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