Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours, Tours

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Art Museum
Experience the eclectic fine arts collection housed in a former archbishop's palace. Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours is complete with an underground stone inscription in honor of Turons and an ancient chapel dating from the fourth century. Contemplate paintings from the 14th century up to contemporary works as well as sculptures, furniture, and ceramics.

Signature pieces from the collection, include Edgar Degas' masterpiece "Calvary," "An Arm of the Seine" by Claude Monet, and "Christ in the Garden of Olives" by Andrea Mantegna. More riveting pieces include the 1902 stuffed animal "Fritz the Elephant," Grecco-Roman iron works, and old master paintings by Boucher, Rembrandt, Rubens, Calder, and Degas. A visit to Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Tours family vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Did not bloom the flowers so beautiful garden anyway Museum here's the good thing about it was, but I went in the winter. Stuffed mammoth in the corner of the garden there was powerful. Look at us.
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  • Beautiful building situated in a nice Park, a visit to this museum is necessary because there are original works that deserve a visit. The views over the garden and the Cathedral in addition to the "classic" charms of this building of character. Do not skip this place delicious and fortifying
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  • After seeing the cedar and the elephant in the courtyard, the visit to the Museum brings real surprises with some surprising modern art
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  • Worth it for the gardens. Pompous little dive of a gallery.
  • a msut see , great garden and an amazing cypress tree
  • Terrific gardens.
  • I had a bad experience at this museum. As a black person I was followed around by the staff all the time and I was treated with suspicion. Every time I walked into a room a member of staff was looking for me and keeping an eye on me. I felt so uncomfortable that I had to walk out. I had a terrible experience and I am absolutely sure that it was everything to do with the colour of my skin which is not acceptable at all. As for the art, it was about Tours and I did not get a chance to look.
  • Beautiful old building to staff which is full of small treasures. The architecture of the Museum fits well with the trend of the collections. To see absolutely.
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