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Musee des Beaux-Arts

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Good temporary exhibition

As the museum was closed for some time, I could only see the temporary exhibition which was a... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Brighton, United Kingdom
A small insite into La Rochelle.

Fairly provincial but not so bad for all that. General broad sweep of what was happening... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Bourges, France
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Jul 2, 2018
“Good temporary exhibition”
Mar 5, 2018
“A small insite into La Rochelle.”
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28 rue Gargoulleau, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 41 64 65
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Sadly, there is not a huge amount to see here. The temporary exhibition of paintings of Algeria was interesting enough but all their permanent exhibitions are permanently shut. We were told about this by the rather abrupt staff. If you have bought the 15EUR ticket...More

Thank JPH1984
Reviewed 2 July 2018

As the museum was closed for some time, I could only see the temporary exhibition which was a superb collection of paintings on Algeria by Gustave Guillaumet. Great exhibition until September

Thank ixou
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Fairly provincial but not so bad for all that. General broad sweep of what was happening artistically in the area over the ages. If you are into archeology or the fearsome history of the town this is a nice introduction. Someone here commented that there...More

Thank AngloIrishinFrance
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This museum holds an interesting collection of art exhibits, well labled in French, but without any English explanations. There was an additional display of art concerning the American Indians and their relationship with the French. Sadly the museum did not meet our expectations, but was...More

Thank Akumuk
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The art display is nothing but disappointing and considering the location and artists this needs a complete overhaul of the art works. The building and display needs some attention

Thank John G
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I was hugely disappointed. This was a really poor show of works organised by the blind. I suspect the museum were struggling to hang and display the collection which was not all that interesting. If you like nubile ladies and ladscapes etc fine but nothing...More

Thank Eggtimer186225
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

It could have been so much better if it were organized and just any type of English assistance would have been appreciated.

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We were the only visitors in the museum during our visit & were outnumbered by staff. As others have said, this lovely building with interesting exhibits needs investment & publicity. Having said that, we enjoyed our couple of hours & learnt quite a bit about...More

Thank Esperanto-uk
Reviewed 14 April 2016

A strange experience. Needs more investment. Overall disappointing, but there are interesting elements. The models of La Rochelle in the 16th century were well done and very informative. The impact of invasion on the town and the surrounding area, during World War 2, was simply...More

Thank Mixiewing
Reviewed 25 October 2014

As others have said, it needs a lift. That being said, it's an ok small museum concentrating on La Rochelle. There are lots of old views of the city and surrounding area.

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