Besançon Museum of Fine Arts and Archaeology

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Housed in the former corn exchange, the Museum of Fine Arts and Archaeology was extended in the late 1960s by Louis Miquel, a pupil of Le Corbusier. It houses a fine collection of Egyptian and Gallo-Roman antiquities, and statues and artefacts from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. But the real highlight is the eclectic collection of paintings, by some of the greats: Drunkenness of Noah by Bellini, Lamentation over the Dead Christ by Bronzino and Scenes of Cannibalism by Goya.

Useful information

Address:

1 place de la Révolution, 25000 Besançon

Phone:

+33 3 81 87 80 67

Price:

7 € (-18 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

telephone for timetable - closed Tue, 1 Jan, 1 May, 1 Nov, 25 Dec

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