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Musee des Beaux-Arts, Nimes

3.9
#3 of 9 in Museums in Nimes
Founded by Napoleon I, Musee des Beaux-Arts features drawings, paintings, and sculptures ranging from the Renaissance to the 20th century. The permanent collections--which fill 60 rooms--feature paintings by such artists as Carracci, Rubens, Caravaggio, Boucher, Renoir, Pissaro, Degas, and Monet. The drawing exhibition alone contains over 8,000 pieces. The statuary of the museum is similarly impressive, including "Hercules Slaying the Hydra of Lema" by Pierre Paul Puget. To visit Musee des Beaux-Arts on your trip to Nimes, use our Nimes online driving holiday planner.
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  • This really is a beautiful museum with many really beautiful artifacts. We really enjoyed it. There's so much to see, from paintings to pottery and some really stunning statuettes.  more »
  • Spent an hour or so looking at the paintings in this lovely museum. Well worth a visit if you have time.  more »
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  • Great art but I saw swastikas :( I don't understand the use in this museum. I know some forms of that symbol don't mean hate but I can't ignore how it makes me feel.
  • Good experience but not much of a beaux art display, only the building

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