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Musee Matisse

Palais Fenelon, Place Commandant-Richez, 59360 Le Cateau-Cambresis, France
+33 3 59 73 38 00
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A must visit museum about Matisse

Although slightly off the beaten track it is definately worth making a specific trip to this... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
155jacquelinef
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Fascinating collection

Visit this museum to learn more about Matisse. You get a perfect overview of his life and work... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Ronald B
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Palais Fenelon, Place Commandant-Richez, 59360 Le Cateau-Cambresis, France
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+33 3 59 73 38 00
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Although slightly off the beaten track it is definately worth making a specific trip to this Matisse Museum opened by the artist himself and containing many pieces of his work donated by him too.The museum is well laid out and certainly is very comprehensive.There is...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Visit this museum to learn more about Matisse. You get a perfect overview of his life and work. Don't miss the other parts of the museum. There is beautiful collection of paintings by Hesdin. Not to be missed. The museumshop sells perfect art prints by...More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We spend 2h visiting the Musée Matisse in July 2017. The museum was opened by Matisse himself in 1952 and presents a collection of 80 works. The collection covers the whole of his career and the exhibit makes a good job at presenting the evolution...More

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Modern museum in an old building with good sculpture outside. We unfortunately only had time to enjoy the Matisse. Interesting for the breadth of the view of Matisse's work.

Thank zelebern
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stopped at Le Cateau to have lunch and break our journey when we realised the Musee Matisse was there. This is a beautifully presented exhibition in a lovely old building. We had English audioguides (just enough info.) which enhanced the visit. As well as...More

Thank Googly2010
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Spacious intelligently designed museum. Works presented chronologically in coherent groups. Very well done audio guide (and I usually find them annoying). Beautiful collection. AND not at all overly crowded. A very good museum experience.

Thank js75005
Reviewed 2 March 2017

It's really amazing to experience art as the artist would like you to. The Matisse section of the Museum is set by the artist himself, who donated all the works to it since he was born there and it can give you an excellent idea...More

Thank Nassos K
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Hard to imagine that the painter of 'The Dance' was born and raised in this region. So obvious to connect Matisse to Nice. Nevertheless, he made extensive donations to the museum in his hometown. The works of art cover every facet of his evolution in...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 19 December 2016

this is a nice museum, with great private collections of matisse and his fellow painters. a pitty that there is no additional data on a leaflet on the who is who...

Thank MF543
Reviewed 26 November 2016

A museum in the town of Mattise birth. Some interesting pictures and fascinating to ee his technique develop

Thank Martin R
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