Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Orléans

Orléans, France

The Musée des beaux-arts d'Orléans (the Museum of Fine Arts) was founded in 1797 and is one of France's oldest provincial museums. Its collections cover the period from the 15th to 20th centuries. The museum owns 2,000 paintings (Correggio, Annibale Carracci, Guido Reni, Sebastiano Ricci, Diego Velázquez, Anthony ban Dyck, Antoine Watteau, François Boucher, Hubert Robert, Eugène Delacroix, Gustave Courbet, Paul Gauguin, Pablo Picasso), 700 sculptures (Baccio Bandinelli,Auguste Rodin), more than 1,200 pieces of decorative arts, 10,000 drawings, 50,000 prints and the second largest collection of pastels in France after that in the Louvre.

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Founded: 1797
Category: Museums in France

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Mike Shanker (12 months ago)
this wonderful museum is spread out across multiple floors and has an all-encompassing collection which at the moment is fantastic to see. covered related measures were taken and everything was perfect The entire museum was very clean and the staff went out of the way to be helpful and friendly. If you are a student it is free to visit and the admission ticket gets you into the Joan of Arc museum which is very nice as well. highly recommend checking out this museum It is much bigger than it looks and you'll have a good time.
Dr. Pradeepika Kaushik (13 months ago)
The city of Paris has notable examples of architecture of every period, from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. The tallest structure in the City of Paris and the Île de France remains the Eiffel Tower in the 7th arrondissement, 300 meters high .. Paris, France, is an unusually coherent architectural creature. Paris’ modern buildings have developed gradually out of earlier styles; palaces and mansions have survived by transforming into apartments and shops, and most streets harbor a range of buildings from various centuries. Our Paris guide traces a millennium of building in Paris, and what’s amazing is that so much remains visible and integrally important to the way that Paris works, from the earliest Medieval period through the most contemporary constructions. Amazing Beaux-Arts architecture was the academic architectural style taught at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, particularly from the 1830s to the end of the 19th century.❤️????????????❤️??
Priyadharshni RAMANUJAM (14 months ago)
Omg the art collection is amazing! It's not very big but the limited pieces are incredibly detailed. Unfortunately, the explanation is all in French but it can always be translated using my phone so I couldn't complain.
Max Peelen (2 years ago)
A great collection of art, but everything is in French. Very unwelcoming to non-French-speaking tourists. The guards were following us through the museum which is very unneccessary because there are camera's in every room. All in all, great art, but the visit was ruined by the museum itself.
Meng (2 years ago)
Low-profile but very charming. With many precious and beautiful painting from 19Th century by the famous painters. Worth going definitely.
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