Alsace-Lorraine Sights

Musée Départemental d'Art Ancien et Contemporain (Museum of Antiquities and Contemporary Art)

  • 1 pl. Lagarde Map It
  • Épinal
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

A renovated 17th-century hospital on an island in the center of Épinal is home to the spectacular Musée Départemental d'Art Ancien et Contemporain. The crowning jewel here is Job Lectured by His Wife, one of the greatest works of Georges de la Tour, the painter whose candlelight scenes constitute Lorraine's most memorable artistic legacy. Works of other old masters on view (including Rembrandt, Fragonard, and Boucher) were once part of the famous collection of the Princes of Salm. The museum also contains one of France's largest collections of contemporary art, as well as Gallo-Roman artifacts, rural tools, and local faïence.

Sight Information

Address:

1 pl. Lagarde, Épinal, 88000, France

Map It

Phone:

/03–29–82–20–33

Sight Details:

  • €5
  • Wed.–Sat. and Mon. 9–12:30 and 1:30–6, Sun. 1:30–6

Published 06/25/2015

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Sights

See all sights in Alsace-Lorraine

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

No Thanks