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Musee des Beaux-Arts, Nimes

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Founded by Napoleon I, Musee des Beaux-Arts features drawings, paintings, and sculptures ranging from the Renaissance to the 20th century. The permanent collections--which fill 60 rooms--feature paintings by such artists as Carracci, Rubens, Caravaggio, Boucher, Renoir, Pissaro, Degas, and Monet. The drawing exhibition alone contains over 8,000 pieces. The statuary of the museum is similarly impressive, including "Hercules Slaying the Hydra of Lema" by Pierre Paul Puget. Make Musee des Beaux-Arts a centerpiece of your Nimes vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Nimes trip generator.
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  • July 25, 2017
    Went to see the mosaic that is on the ground floor and found the rest of the museum to be very interesting and a small, lovely collection. The museum is free and worth stopping through for a short vis...  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    Free of charge. Bags must be left in the "locker" (1 euro). The Museum staff are attentive and the works are very beautiful.
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  • June 7, 2017
    It's a classical Museum, with classical works, which lacks a bit of dynamism, but it is also the principle! the place is worth a visit, we also appreciate quiet after more hectic visits to the city center
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  • September 3, 2017
    Little visited and c is a pity. .. Don't miss the night of the museums in this place which becomes magical.
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  • July 29, 2017
    For the beauty of the building which is a showcase of choice to the works presented and the qualities of the parallel activities which are proposed. The staff was very welcoming
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  • March 25, 2017
    Nice little Museum. No big names, but of beautiful Italian paintings particularly. Nice and quiet Museum.
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  • June 18, 2017
    No master table. Too bad l achictecture beautiful
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  • August 10, 2017
    Free entry for the permanent collection. Open on Sundays.
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