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The museum, housed in an old private mansion, displays two permanent collections: Fine Arts (350 paintings and sculptures from the 14th century to the present day) and The History of Angers (550 archaeological pieces and objets d’art from the...more
Another nice beaux arts site. An interesting spin on local history (as most have), some highly prized artworks and artefacts. I think the David d’Angers museum next door should be included in the price or at least entry at a reduced rate. I’d rate both...More
Angers calls itself the "City of History and Art," and the Musee des Beaux Arts is one of the jewels in the crown. The collection does not include any major works but it does include works by major artists such as Rodin, Fragonard, Watteau, Sisley,...More
I'm not one for endless galleries displaying paintings of obese infants being suckled by overweight mothers/wet-nurses while heads of other infants with wings instead of bodies look on, however my wife was keen to visit, so we went and to be fair, there were some...More
The Musee des Beaux-Arts is a nice museum with a fair collection of historic paintings and sculptures, and some modern art. I like all museums so this was a great attraction, but if you're looking for something spectacular you might be better served in a...More
I'm giving this museum one star not because there is anything amiss with the museum itself, which has been housed in a fine 15th century building since 1769 and which underwent lengthy refurbishment at the beginning of this century. In fact it is rather fine,...More
Who would expect such a magnificent museum in a relatively small town like Angers? The entrance fee is a modest 4 euro for this great museum. The staff is very helpful, and you find attendants in almost every hall. The exhibition is well laid out...More