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Museum of Fine Arts of Caen, a fine arts museum in Caen, was founded at the start of the 19th century and rebuilt in 1971 within the ducal château. Its many treasures include various Italian, Flemish, French Renaissance and contemporary artworks. Admire paintings, drawings, sculptures, miniatures, and much more. You also can find prints from the Mancel collection. The museum organizes workshops for younger audiences and adults. Its public, curatorial library holds more than 20,000 art history volumes. Add Museum of Fine Arts of Caen to your Caen travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Caen trip itinerary app.
Museum of Fine Arts of Caen Reviews
If you're into your arts this is a good visit. If not we found it interesting and actually evidenced the old use of the river and its waters for trade in the 1800's more »
The museum houses a good collection of Flemish and Dutch art, and a very good collection impressionists and post-impressionists. Most rooms have a very nice display, but information is very limited. more »
My visit to the Musee Des Beaux-Arts was just perfect, in fact I returned the next day to take a second look (ticket runs for 48 hours) What a collection. Also the building is so well designed it fits right in with the artwork display. Excellent collection of ‘Local Art’ too.
Lovely museum, spaceous, luminous. The expo we visited was very well put together.
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