The Museum of Decorative Arts

Bourges, France

The Museum of Decorative Arts has been housed in the Hôtel Lallemant since 1951. Its boasts collections of French and Dutch furniture, including a rare carved, engraved ebony cabinet, inlaid and japanned furniture, a set of 16th and 17th century tapestries, as well as items in faïence, enamels, ivories, glasswork, clocks, miniature furniture made by master craftsmen.

Flemish, Italian and French paintings lend an intimate atmosphere to this display. One can notice masterpieces of the 17th century: a cabaret scene by N. Tournier, an allegory by S. Vouet and a religious painting attributed to Nicolas Poussin.

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Founded: 1951
Category: Museums in France

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www.ville-bourges.fr

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Eric Vaillier (2 years ago)
1 étoile dans le Guide vert Michelin. Gratuit.
Diego Decortes (2 years ago)
Museo meraviglioso! Da non perdere
Danièle Richot (2 years ago)
Ce musée une petite merveille datant 1506 mérite une visite par son architecture et sa collection des Arts Décoratifs
Sandrine Laruelle (2 years ago)
Belle architecture des bâtiments. Le bémol est que le nombre d'objets exposés est très limité, peu de cohérence dans chaque salle à part les artistes. Peu ou pas d'éléments contextuels sur les oeuvres A voir mais visite bouclée en 1h.
tompig 18000 (2 years ago)
Beau musée de part son architecture mais payant alors qu'il n'a plus rien à voir un musée des arts déco classic dommage
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