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Musee de l'hotel Sandelin

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A patrician’s house which became a small but interesting local museum

Having missed visiting this museum a few times before because it was closed, we finally succeeded... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
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An eclectic mix of items

Unassumingly tucked down a street, no big sign just a mansion behind huge iron gates. A small sign... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 rue Carnot, 62500 Saint-Omer, France
+33 3 21 38 00 94
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely museum with surprisingly good wheelchair access, made very welcome nothing too much trouble. Lots of very interesting collections, well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Having missed visiting this museum a few times before because it was closed, we finally succeeded on an afternoon. We started by visiting its most interesting pieces, two beautifully decorated rooms, with carved wooden paneling depicting allegories of spring, summer, autumn and winter, later on...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely old house turned into a museum housing historic local paintings and sculptures. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank langlais2015
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We went to this museum with low expectations since Saint-Omer is a small town of Pas-de-Calais. We were greatly surprised by this museum. It has a collection of art quite remarkable. It is an old mansion with beautiful paintings, Chinese porcelain, old furniture; beautifully decorated...More

2  Thank Beto79
Reviewed 14 April 2017

When we entered into this museum, we expected to pay our fare. They refused. On Sunday, the museum was free. Wow! That is a bonus. In here were many beautiful paintings, some from the Flanders. Their furniture was quite unique as well. By the stairs...More

1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Went to visit this local museum on a Sunday (when it also happens to be free) and had fairly low expectations. Thought there would be the usual series of rather dull rooms with mediocre boring paintings. How wrong! This place is a world class gem....More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Another jewel in Saint-Omer's crown, along with the cathedral. The porcelain section is breathtaking, the pipes are interesting, and the artwork impressive, an extensive Middle Ages room, school of Velasques, Brueghel, and Jean-Marc Nattier's Madame de Pompadour as Diana, one of my personal favourites. Worth...More

1  Thank Giselle S
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Unassumingly tucked down a street, no big sign just a mansion behind huge iron gates. A small sign in a door on the right 'Musee ouvert'. But well worth a visit. Not very large but covering all sorts of items including a large collection of...More

1  Thank vjeannie
Reviewed 26 May 2016

A relatively small museum in a nice building in the centre of Saint Omer, with relics from the abbey, a few paintings, a lot of porcelain and a collection of swords and daggers. If you like museums, have a look. Admission inexpensive.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Well worth a visit with beautiful rooms with much wood carving and a wonderful collection of Chinese and mainly local china, as well as furniture, paintings, smokers' pipes and armoury.

Thank woodwander
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