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Musee des Beaux-Arts

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Address: Rue de la Cite Foulc, 30000 Nimes, France
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+33 4 66 67 38 21
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Small but well displayed

The collection is modest and size, and it contains mostly works of painters of the second and third rank. Still, the piece by Pieter Coecke van Aelst is first rate, and there are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The collection is modest and size, and it contains mostly works of painters of the second and third rank. Still, the piece by Pieter Coecke van Aelst is first rate, and there are other nice works. General admission is free of charge; there is a charge for the special exhibition on collectors to the museum.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Compact but intense gallery of Italian and French painting. Superb restored Roman mosaic floor rescued from somewhere in Nimes. Was free on Sunday.

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Just the right size not to be overwhelming. We spent an hour and a half veiwing the museum. Even my husband found it interesting! Worth a visit.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

It's a small museum with a huge floor mosaic being its definite highlight. Of painters of any significance they have Rubens and Jan Miense Molenaer and Paul Delaroche's canvas. The museum is free

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Ipswich, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Tourist blurb says famous French, Italian etc artists. I didn't recognise most of the artists in the collection but there are some wonderful pieces in the collection including sculpture and a beautiful intricate piece of mosaic tiling.

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Clarksville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

A small well curated gem of a museum with italian and french art and sculptures! Has a beautiful courtyard! Also it was free when we went!!

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

Though not very large, this little gem is totally free and had a nice collection of mostly French and Italian paintings.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013

Good collection. Relatively small so do make time to visit as it's not going to eat into too much time. Check opening times.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

This is a must for art lovers. It is one of the great museums in the world. The central court has a mammoth Roman mosaic on display.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

Small but had a diverse range of French and Italian paintings dating from the 1400's onwards. A better gift shop would have been helpful as we would have bought posters of some of the paintings

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