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Musee des Beaux Arts de Calais

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Interesting and nicely designed museum

Went over to Calais for the day and popped into the Musee des Beaux Arts which is near the railway... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Andrew A
A good Art Museum with intelligent curating

This museum couldn't be closer to the Hotel Meurice and well worth a visit partly for the permanent... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Roger S
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25 rue Richelieu | Parking Gratuit Dans La Rue, 62100, Calais, France
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We visited on a day trip to Calais from Dover. Although fairly small, the museum itself is worth a visit as it has some interesting pieces. However, the staff at the front desk are unpleasantly condescending and spoiled an otherwise pleasant visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Walkingwombles
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Went over to Calais for the day and popped into the Musee des Beaux Arts which is near the railway station. A spacious and nicely designed space with a few nice surprises, In addition to a strong display of Rodin sculptures, some interesting surprises in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Great exhibition on serge gainsburg and Jane Berkin. Costs 4 euros but well worth a look around. Some splendid art, old and modern. Helpful staff and nice atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jason F
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This museum couldn't be closer to the Hotel Meurice and well worth a visit partly for the permanent collection but also for the temporaty exhibitions. that said I found the then current exhibition ( of an anglo-french actress) rather dull.. I have seen some interesting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roger S
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Really enjoyed my visit to the Fine Arts Museum.I had a group of 11,and we gained entry for just 3 Euros,instead of 4.They were short on change at the till though,so I had to pay by card. The museum hosts a fantastic selection of art,with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marco_Num1
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This small museum seems forgotten. It is located at walking distance to the train station. For a very small fee, you will be able to see a nice and eclectic collection of European art that would be the envy of any mid-size city. I admit...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This is a good small city art gallery. Iwould recommend a visit. There are problems with attitudes of some staff members though. The receptionist was late in arriving for the 1pm scheduled opening. I was asked to wait whilst she prepared the computer. I waited...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank woody57706
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I probably wouldn't have bothered visiting the gallery, but the reviews here were complimentary, and I was passing by anyway ! The collection isn't amazing, but some of it is very enjoyable. And the Rodin sculpture that's currently on display is really quite impressive. The...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank fartoomanyusers
Reviewed 6 February 2017

A small but well laid out museum with regularly changing exhibitions. The staff are helpful and courteous and speak good English.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 15 April 2016

There is plenty to interest the visitor on a wet afternoon. Great sculpture and artwork in a lovely quiet building

Date of experience: September 2015
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