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Carre d'Art/Musee d'Art Contemporain

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Excellent. In parts.

We found this a bit hard to navigate. For example, there are no signs to tell you which floor... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Amiens, France
An interesting Modern civic building in an historic setting!!

The Carre d'Art is an interesting building designed by Norman Foster. It houses a library as well... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Dorset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We found this a bit hard to navigate. For example, there are no signs to tell you which floor you're on. You don't get tickets, just a till receipt. The entrance doors to the exhibition on floor 2 look like it's a broom cupboard, we...More

Thank emrystravel
Reviewed 1 August 2018

It is a magnificent modern building. It combines a contemporary museum, a library, a sound library and a media library.

Thank Antonis K
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Had to visit this Norman Foster designed contemporary building overlooking the Maison Carré. Opened in 1993 it is still stunningly modern. However the 2 exhibitions we saw (in July 2018) were pretty awful! One by Wolfgang Tillmans was a collection of eclectic photos including some...More

Thank VamosChicos
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The Carre d'Art is an interesting building designed by Norman Foster. It houses a library as well as art/sculpture exhibition spaces and a restaurant on the top floor. For me, the highlight is the restaurant/cafe as this is ideally located to provide a unique view...More

2  Thank Resurgam20
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Stopped here to see the Temple as part of a tour of the South of France with a group. You start by seeing a lovely film showing the history of the town, lasting about 20 min's. Getting up to the entrance was a bit tricky...More

1  Thank wendy p
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We started our day in Nimes here and we're glad we did as the film gave a good background historical setting for every thing else we visited.

1  Thank Nan90
Reviewed 23 August 2017

You gotta love the French. I love the irony of where it's located. The museum is in a great building but the contents were not really the best (at least for me).

Thank MikeN660
Reviewed 31 July 2017

OK, the building itself is beautiful (to my eyes anyway) and the restaurant on top is excellent. Having said that, the art collection/exhibitions can vary wildly in standard, they may be to your taste, or not. It is lovely and cool in there on a...More

Thank StuartVine
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The highlight of my day because unexopected. V interesting political South American art exhibition and a wonderfuil building with great view back to the Roman temple

Thank Eames;Mrs.jacqu... E
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I left this art museum feeling frustrated. However, if you're interested in obscure, movement art and words randomly on walls...this might be your thing.

Thank Sara S
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