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Musée des Beaux-Arts (Fine Arts Museum)

Musée des Beaux-Arts (Fine Arts Museum) Review

In what was once the archbishop's palace (built into an ancient Roman wall), this museum features an eclectic selection of furniture, sculpture, wrought-iron work, and works by Rubens, Rembrandt, Boucher, Degas, and Calder. A favorite is Fritz the Elephant, stuffed in 1902.

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  • Address: 18 pl. François-Sicard, Tours, 37000 | Map It
  • Phone: 02–47–05–68–73
  • Cost: €4
  • Hours: Wed.–Mon. 9–12:45 and 2–6 (9–6 during special exhibitions)
  • Website:
  • Location: Tours
Updated: 03-24-2013

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