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Musee des Beaux-Arts

20 Place des Terreaux, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 6 62 74 76 01
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Home to an impressive collection of paintings, both French and international.
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  • Average8%
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20 Place des Terreaux, 69001, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I suppose one’s view of an art gallery is very subjective. I can’t say there were any pictures which really blew me away. There were quite a number from the early period & much of a muchness. There were also a fair proportion by local...More

Thank JAB142
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Perhaps we have been spoilt by museums and galleries in London but we found this museum underwhelming. Yes, it is a nice building with a pleasant courtyard, but the layout and signage internally is confusing and the paintings hung in a rather desultory manner. The...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Housed in a beautiful building, the collection of the museum is impressive, ranging from ancient Egyptian coffins, Greek and Roman statues, to 21st Century pencil drawings. I especially liked the Islamic art section, including some marvellous Iznik tiles from the 16th Century.

Thank rgrol
Reviewed 16 October 2017

It is a middle size musee with nice garden. From the arts here, we understand more about lyon. We stay here one day.

Thank J F
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Doesn't take too long to cover this museum. Mostly older paintings and the art is arranged by time period and country the artist was born in. A few impressiononist paintings (Monet, Renoir, etc) and a few nice Rodin sculptures. Enjoyable spot to visit that won't...More

Thank foodiebob64
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Well worth visiting. There’re artistic works and historical exhibitions that are quite unique, all well-displayed over well-planned galleries

Thank timboc
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The pacing of the tourist orbit can be judged by authenticity: this got 10/10. Across history from the Ancients of Egypt to Africa they got a preternatural reflection of cultures. And that goes for Rome especially. We were in a rush and so had to...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The museum is situated in ex-convent building and a part of its collection is exposed in a former church! Fine collection from the ancient objects (Egyptian, Greek, and Roman) to modern art. Good and vast selection of French sculpture and painting. Exceptional Perugino in the...More

Thank Анна К
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum with good shop and a lovely cafe with terrace overlooking the courtyard Buildings quite impressive but not a very friendly museum

Thank Rosemary64
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I had read this was France's second best art museum after the Louvre, so was expecting more. Covers a wide range of art, but not many of the Old Masters or Impressionists.

Thank VirginiaWanderlust
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