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Musee des Beaux-Arts, Nimes

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Art Museum Museum
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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  • 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 »
  • 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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  • 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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  • Nice little Museum. No big names, but of beautiful Italian paintings particularly. Nice and quiet Museum.
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  • No master table. Too bad l achictecture beautiful
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  • Very nice permanent exhibition, which is free. A major unsuspected Museum from the outside
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  • Visit above all that much is free.
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  • There is nothing to do, run this place
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