Musee des Beaux Arts, Pau

3.8
#2 of 6 in Museums in Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees
The National Gallery of Canada is the country’s finest art museum and the permanent home of the world’s most comprehensive collection of Canadian art. Its European collection and modern American collection are considered among the best in the country. Its award-winning architecture, featuring the luminous Great Hall, spacious galleries and interior gardens and courtyards, is in itself worth the visit. Throughout the year, the Gallery presents international-calibre temporary exhibits, public events and activities for families.

Free admission for NGC Members and children under 12.

www.gallery.ca
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  • A small gallery with some lovely art works including an El Greco, Rubens and Degas. Staff are friendly and helpful. Some beautiful sculptures too.  more »
  • This is a museum that for an establishment of province, has a rich collection of paintings: Degas, El Greco, B. Morisot, Sorolla for the big names. Installed since its creation in the 19th century in the centre of the city, it don't never been modernized. Currently it chokes. Expansion projects are sometimes mentioned, but nothing happens. It is necessary to review the museography. The current presentation no longer meets the expectations of the visitors. Must be empowered to live in this museum. Otherwise, it will fall into disuse. It would be a shame. It belongs to the City Council to take its responsibilities.
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  • As others have observed, this art gallery is modest but has a good collection of painting and sculptures across a range of genres. What will appeal will depend on your taste but there is a little of e...  more »
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  • Small package, Big present. I would not travel to Pau for the museum, but if you are in town, it is definitely worth a visit.
  • Small museum where I would have liked to see more abstract art. However, its price is attractive €4 / adult, free up to age 26.
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  • Slightly renovated. Right floor contemporary art. The Pau school finally highlighted (not enough!).
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  • Very beautiful exhibition on 2 floors. Ranging from biblical works to the modern world.
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  • A Museum whose local mix to national works in the Louvre. He spends the time and lets see some beautiful large-format canvases
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