Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux

at 20, Cours d'Albret, Bordeaux , 33000 France

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux
20, Cours d'Albret
Bordeaux 33000
France
Email
Contact Phone
P: 05 56 10 20 56
Website
http://www.musba-bordeaux.fr/fr

Description

The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux is the fine arts museum of the city of Bordeaux, France. Established in 1801 by the painter Pierre Lacour, it is one of the largest art galleries of France outside Paris. The museum is housed in a dependency of the Palais Rohan in central Bordeaux. Its collections regroup paintings, sculptures and drawings. The painting collection is the largest one and its strong points are works by French and Dutch painters. The museum holds several paintings that were looted by the French during the French revolution (so-called 'saisies révolutionnaires') and were never returned to their lawful owners such as the Martyrdom of Saint Georges by Peter Paul Rubens.Expansion plansIn 2009, plans for a new museum building designed by David Chipperfield were launched. Originally due to open in 2018, the €55 million project was later pushed back until 2020. The expansion was necessary not least because more space is required to take up a promised donation of 663 works by Tsuguharu Foujita.

Opening time

  • Mondays: 11:00- 18:00
  • Wednesdays: 11:00- 18:00
  • Thursdays: 11:00- 18:00
  • Fridays: 11:00- 18:00
  • Saturdays: 11:00- 18:00
  • Sundays: 11:00- 18:00

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Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux
20, Cours d'Albret Bordeaux 33000 France

Summary

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux is Bordeaux based place and this enity listed in Art Museum category. Located at 20, Cours d'Albret 33000. Contact phone number of Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux: 05 56 10 20 56