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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Caen, Caen
(3.8/5 based on 160 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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  • Well located, this museum is interesting, because it offers an interesting collection of the Nineteenth. The rooms are bright enough and the Café next door is not to be sneezed at.
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  • The exhibits I preferred most were the first ones of the 15th - 16th Italian Renaissance, quite stunning although as a friend remarked there were a lot of them. The floor plan is a challenge as is fin...  more »
  • 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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  • "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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