Carre d'Art/Musee d'Art Contemporain, Nimes

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The nine-story Carre d'Art/Musee d'Art Contemporain houses contemporary art in a modern building constructed of glass, concrete, and steel that overlooks an ancient Roman temple. You'll have the opportunity to examine a range of modern art as well as archives and films, plus a gallery of contemporary exhibits. The site also operates a public library and includes a restaurant. Make Carre d'Art/Musee d'Art Contemporain a part of your Nimes vacation plans using our Nimes tour planner .
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  • The only thing that I appreciate it is my coffee on the terrace, or one has a beautiful view on the old Nimes for the rest, what to say? A small room or one bit read newspapers and magazines! I personally find nothing extraordinary has this library...
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  • Beautiful contemporary building directed by the world-famous architect Norman FOSTER, who has a "dialogue" with the ancient home square located in front. The architect was able to the lines of the Roman building and mirror games. Large volumes inside with a very useful library. For the pathetic and incomprehensible exhibitions rest. Involuntary caricature of art.
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  • A place that could be emblematic of contemporary art, it's a huge disappointment as this museum is an almost empty shell, what contempt for the visitors, so many ways to discourage people to love art, Nîmes is a rich city to have this luxury. Fortunately, the dialogue between square House and the architecture of the Art square allows a true cultural contrast. The exhibition on the Church reformed, interesting, gives only a small measure of this museum. Should taxes be better used than to lend an air of neighborhood library at this place. Too bad for the Nîmes. hope that the Roman Museum is another.
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  • There was no another place to put this ultramodernistic piece of... glass in all the town? Impersonal, ugly building, in the line of N. Foster and other "geniuses" of architecture.
  • This is the last place anyone should visit in Nîmes there is little of interest on the two floors in fact in comparison the stairs in between are delightful.
  • Beautiful cafe on the top of the building with a perfect view over the city.
  • Not one vegetarian option. (Feria 2016 June)
  • Nice views from the cafe on the third floor over the Maison Carrée.

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