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Musee des Beaux Arts Andre Malraux

2 boulevard Clemenceau, 76600, Le Havre, France
+33 2 35 19 62 62
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The first thing you notice about the Musée d'art moderne André Malraux-MuMa Le Havre is its breathtaking coastal setting. As you approach the spacious, light-filled museum building, Henri-Georges Adam's monumental concrete sculpture The Signal heightens the experience, framing a slice of the maritime landscape that inspired many of the works in the museum's collections. Le Havre has nurtured artists like Monet, Dubuffet, Friesz, Dufy and Braque. And MuMa is a pillar of the city's art history. Inaugurated in 1961 by André Malraux, then France's Minister of Cultural Affairs, MuMa is known for its late-19th and 20th-century collections. From the Impressionists to the Fauves, the museum's collections have been enriched by gifts such as works from the studio of Eugène Boudin and the Marande donation. More recently, Hélène Senn-Foulds donated an impressive collection built up by her grandfather, Olivier Senn, in the early 20th century. Thanks to the donation, MuMa's collection of Impressionist works is today one of France's largest, and the public can now enjoy works by Renoir, Pissarro, Sisley, Degas, Courbet and Corot.
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2 boulevard Clemenceau, 76600, Le Havre, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove here from Honfleur in May, it's right at the end of the harbour area. We parked in the road just down from the building for free, although looks like there is a car park opposite also. Sat Nav took us there, the signs...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

View the works of the great impressionists in this modern, light building. The collection is second only to the collection at Paris’ Musee d’Orsay. The Malraux Museum costs 7 euro per ticket and is closed on Tuesdays. Parts of the museum are currently closed for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a small museum, but they've arranged paintings nicely. There is Renoir, Monet, Dufy and a lot of other impressionists. Boudin of course has almost entire floor for his paintings. Note his painting of cows ) If you are on a quest to visit museums...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Highly interesting collection easy to visit. Présentation Boudin paintings à little too closely grouped but otherwise all interesting, staff helpful and entrance fee unpretentious!

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

What I would have missed. The last "modern" art gallery that I visited was the Tate St. Ives in Cornwall which was full of what can only be sadly described as drivel, this gallery by contrast is an absolute joy to visit. It was the...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Even tho it was Sunday there was a great market downtown and a short walk away was the museum featuring a painting on loan from the Louve by Monet. Small museum but worth the walk. Only disappointment was that the cafe upstairs was closed for...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Great Art. Impressionism What a surprise we had. We had no idea how good this museum is. We did not allow ourselves enough time to really see all. We arrived by Cruise ship and wanted to walk around before taking a train to Paris. You...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The 500 anniversary celebration of the founding of Le Havre in 2017 was used to bring Claude Monet’s famous painting Le Soleil Levant back to Le Havre where it was originally painted in 1872. The special exhibition also showed several works painted locally by William...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was visiting this museum because of a temporary exhibition (Impression(s) Soleil). I hadn't enough time to read all the information and texts but that wasn't a big problem. It was nice to sea the paintings and compare them to each other. This temporary exhibition...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had read about the Impressionist exhibit at the museum and left Honfleur for a quick trip over the impressive Normandy Bridge into the waterfront area of Le Havre. The museum is a lovely modern building with an excellent restaurant and gift shop. There is...More

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