Tours Fine Arts Museum

Recommended
A huge cedar of Lebanon stands in the main courtyard of the former archbishop's palace (17C-18C). The interior, embellished by Louis XVI woodwork and Tours silk, displays works sourced from castles destroyed by Richelieu and Chanteloup, and important local abbeys. 17C-20C pictures including a colourful series on the Five Senses and fine primitive Italian works. A room is dedicted to contemporary artist Olivier Debré. Also note the work of 19C Tours ceramicist Avisseau.

Useful information

Address:

18 place François-Sicard, 37000 Tours

Phone:

+33 2 47 05 68 73

Price:

5 € (-12 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

9am-12.45pm, 2pm-6pm - closed Tue, 1 Jan, 1 May, 1 and 11 Nov, 25 Dec

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