Bordeaux Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux)
Bordeaux Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux)

Bordeaux Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux)

Wed - Mon 11am - 6pm
20 cours d'Albret, Bordeaux, 33000

The basics

The Bordeaux Museum of Fine Arts offers self-guided and guided tours as well as special activities for children and workshops for adults. Save on admission with the Bordeaux CityPass, which includes admission to many of Bordeaux’s top museums and attractions, as well as unlimited use of public transportation.

Day trips to Bordeaux often leave from Paris and include round-trip train travel and visits to other Bordeaux-area attractions, such as the St. Andre Cathedral, the Place de la Bourse, and the UNESCO-listed medieval village of Saint Emilion.

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Things to know before you go

  • The museum is a must-visit for Picasso and Delacroix fans.
  • There is no café on-site, but there are cafés and restaurants nearby, and picnicking is welcome on the benches in the garden.
  • The museum is wheelchair accessible and there are designated accessible parking right in front of the museum.
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How to get there

The Bordeaux Museum of Fine Arts is made up of two separate exhibition spaces: the Musée des Beaux-Arts and the Galerie des Beaux Arts. Both are located in central Bordeaux within a 5-minute walk from each other. To get there, take tram line A or B to the Palais de Justice or bus lines 4, 5, 6, 15, 16, or 56 to the Galerie des Beaux-Arts station.

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When to get there

The museum is open daily, except for Tuesdays and holidays. Admission is free on the first Sunday of the month (except in July and August). Visit in the late afternoon if you want to enjoy the museum without the crowds.

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The museum's collections

The museum is home to both a permanent collection featuring European paintings and sculptures from the Renaissance through the 19th century, and temporary exhibits displaying local artists and classics on loan from other galleries. Museum highlights include pieces by Picasso, Bonnard, Matisse, and Delacroix, as well as paintings looted during the French Revolution.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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