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Musee Beaux Arts

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Excellent value

Attractive building with grand staircase. There is an interesting variety of displays, quality of... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
juliethetraveller123
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

The position is excellent as it sits close to the cathedral, the museum of the resistance, the... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Norman M
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Monlong, France
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Attractive building with grand staircase. There is an interesting variety of displays, quality of enamels, ceramics, mosaics, stone carvings, Egyptian artefacts, many paintings including couple of Renoir and Armand Guillaumin paintings. The gardens are a pleasant place to picnic with views over the town, although...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The position is excellent as it sits close to the cathedral, the museum of the resistance, the river and the town centre. It is really well laid out and part of the exhibition is a history of Limoges from early times. There is an internal...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

I wasn’t impressed at all with this museum, a very small exhibit of Egyptian artefacts, the enamels weren’t very inspiring and the fine art was average. I wouldn’t bother. We also went to have a look at the gardens which were poorly attended. The museum...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

There's a fair split of exhibits from Egyptian antiquities to local enamels to fine arts including Renoir and Valadon, Limoges through the ages with some fascinating town models through the centuries. I found the art deco enamel s particularly attractive. Worth the 5€ entrance.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Housed in the old Bishop's Palace, the museum offers an interesting diversion for an hour or two. The collection includes Egyptian relics, remains from the Roman and Medieval history of the city, a comprehensive overview of enamelling with which the city is synonymous, and some...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Traces the development of Limoges via a series of models. Good overview of history of the area plus a good Egyptian collection. The paintings, including some early Renoirs are good with a collection of fine porecelain pieces..

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Set near the Cathedral and Botanical Gardens this museum although small packs a lot in for your €5. I mainly wanted to see the Egyptian Gallery but there is also a large collection of Roman artifacts too and the history of Limoges as well as...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank taffymhd1968
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The museum is home to several permanent collections including some early Renoir paintings and a fascinating collection of models showing the growth of Limoges over the years. The real draw for us though was seeing how the Bishop would have lived as you wandered from...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

This building is gorgeous! Inside and out. It is worth a visit to see one of the most beautiful city halls.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank santafecarol
Reviewed 2 October 2016

So few visitors, which is unfair for this nice Beaux Arts Muséum. 3 small Renoirs , one Morisot, a few Guillaumin and others .. History of Limoges as well .. a real treat of quietness.

Date of experience: September 2016
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