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Nantes Arts Museum

Wide panorama of the history of art from the 13th to the 21st century in a new setting marrying the architecture of yesterday and today

Sanitary measures: favor online booking (or contactless payment on the spot), only small bags are accepted (cloakroom is closed and backpacks, umbrellas and suitcases are prohibited), face mask compulsory for visitors from 11 years old. Details of the sanitary instructions (in French)

After 6 years of closure, the Musée d'arts de Nantes re-opens in june 2017 with 2,000 m2 of additional exhibition space, restored facades, a restaurant and a bookshop all designed by the London’s architecture firm Stanton Williams.The museum's collection of over 12,000 pieces stretches from primitive to modern art and covers every type of art creation. Artists include Georges de La Tour, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Max Ernst, Sonia Delaunay, Gaston Chaissac, Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Vassily Kandinsky, Raymond Hains, Claude Cahun, Giuseppe Penone and Nan Goldin to name just a few. 


Reopening on 22 June


Open from monday to sunday : 11.00 - 19.00
Thursdays late opening to 21.00.
Closed on tuesdays.
Closed 1/01, 1/05, 1/11, 25/12

Last entrance 30 minutes before closure


8 €

Reduced rate 4€
Free less than 18 years, disabled people, job-seekers and beneficiaries of basic welfare benefits.
Free on 1st Sunday of the month, except july and august
With the Pass Nantes : free access + reduce price for the guided tours


10 Rue Georges Clemenceau
44000 Nantes


02 51 17 45 00



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