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Musee d'arts de Nantes

10 rue Georges Clemenceau | East of Place du Marechal-Foch, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 2 51 17 45 00
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Comprehensive collection of classical and modern art set in a wonderful building. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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This is a wonderful place to visit for art lovers. We spent about 4 hours admiring the wide... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
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Perugino, Watteau, Delacroix, Soulages, Bill Viola to name but a few. The Musee d'arts de Nantes has works on display by many internationally renowned artists and every artistic period is represented by magnificent artworks. Premodern art includes « The Dream of St Joseph » by Georges de La Tour and « Diana the Huntress » by Orazio Gentileschi. The 19th, century collection features the extraordinary « Portrait of Madame de Senonnes » by Ingres and « The Wheat Sifters » by Courbet. The Modern art collection includes « Black Grid » by Kandinsky and « Water Lilies » at Giverny by Monet, and contemporary art is represented by « La Belle Mauve » by Martial Raysse and « Flea Market Lady » by Duane Hanson, among others.
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10 rue Georges Clemenceau | East of Place du Marechal-Foch, 44000, Nantes, France
Richebourg - Saint Clement
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comprehensive collection of classical and modern art set in a wonderful building. Well worth visiting if you’re in Nantes.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit for art lovers. We spent about 4 hours admiring the wide selection of works. The time passed quickly. There is much to see, some very famous artists on display. The building is spacious, light and airy, a great...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We visited using our Nantes Pass, so there was no charge, we are fans of modern art so we headed straight to the top floor, where there are some wonderful pieces. There were several groups of school children there at the time - all incredibly...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Loved the gallery’s great high ceilinged, airy and naturally lit spaces. From some places I had a view through an internal courtyard window that reminded me, for some reason, of the Alhambra. A lot of love has gone into the building. But not the selection...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The museum has just been renewed. The permanent exhibition is awesome! The coffee shop is perfect for chilling. A must go in Nantes!

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

A fantastic and modern art museum alongside the more traditional. Worth eight euros for a couple of hours.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This is not a huge museum however it has been recently renovated and has some nice art pieces from 19th to 21st century. Highlights are from Delacroix, Delaunay, Picasso and Rodin

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Loads and loads to see - plan what you want to see before you begin. The floor layout and plan is very good. We should have went to see the rooms and art we most wanted to see first - the place is beautiful but...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The scope of this collection is very impressive -- something for everyone. You will discover artists previously unknown to you, and a very good cafe to enjoy during a break. This museum is one of those accessible with a 20-euro pass that permits access to...More

Thank Mary Ann M
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

we spent 2 days here it was so good. You can get an annual ticket so if you want to goback get that not a daily ticket. close to the jardin des plantes for a lunch time walk. restaurant is so expensive.

Thank Heather L
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