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Must-see musées


Your Eurostar ticket takes you so much further than your destination. Once you get there, you can stroll aside water-lillied lakes, drop in on Mona Lisa, see how humanity evolved and explore all four corners of the ancient world.


That’s because your Eurostar ticket gets you 2 for 1 entry to permanent collections and paid-for exhibitions at iconic museums and galleries in London, Paris, Brussels, Lille, Lyon and Marseille. Just show your ticket at the box office – it’s as simple as that.


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Exhibition of the month

Paris - Musée d’Orsay
The Spectacular Second Empire, 1852-1870


27.09.2016 – 16.01.2017
Celebrate 30 years of the Musée d’Orsay by stepping back in time to the decadence and division of France’s Second Empire. Through paintings, sculptures, photographs, objets d’art and jewellery, this fascinating exhibition explores the era’s role in shaping the modern world.

Image rights:Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867) Madame Moitessier, 1856. Huile sur toile, H. 120 x H. 92,1 cm. © The National Gallery, Londres. Dist. RMN -Grand Palais / National Gallery Photographic Department

London

The British Museum

A masterpiece in its own right

The British Museum has built its rich collections from the times of British colonialism and is unequivocally one of the finest museums in the world, tracing the entire history of mankind.

Tube: Holborn
Address: Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG

 

Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

At the V&A, you'll discover a 3,000 year history of objects, including ceramics, furniture, sculptures, clothing and paintings, as well as cutting edge exhibits of couture and costume.

Tube: South Kensington
Address: Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL

 

Tate Modern

Seven floors of art of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries

This old red brick power station plays host to the largest collection of British art in the world, as well as its awe-inspiring experiential exhibits in the massive Turbine Hall.

Tube: Southwark
Address: Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

 

Tate Britain

The home of British art

Founded by Sir Henry Tate in 1897, Tate Britain has one mission: to represent the work of artists born or living in Britain that have not been selected by the National Gallery. As a result, it has one of the largest and most eclectic collections in Europe.

Tube: Pimlico
Address: Millbank, Westminster, London, SW1P 4RG

 

The National Gallery

Unmissable pilgrimage for any art lover

The National Gallery boasts over 2,300 European paintings from the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century. There, you can explore works from Monet, Manet, Van Gogh, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rubens, Rembrandt and many more.

Tube: Leicester Square or Charing Cross
Address: Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN

 

National Portrait Gallery

From rock stars to royalty

The National Portrait Gallery is an expansive homage to the art of the portrait throughout history to the present day. Photography and paintings are displayed side by side, honouring Tudor kings, football stars and even political caricatures.

Tube: Leicester Square or Charing Cross
Address: Trafalgar Square, London, WC2H 0HE

 

Royal Academy of Arts

Classic art in the heart of Piccadilly

Led by the Royal Academicians, a group of eighty celebrated artists and architects, the Academy is home to world renowned exhibitions, Britain’s oldest art school and the UK’s only marble sculpture by Michelangelo.

Tube: Piccadilly Circus or Green Park
Address: Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD

 

Science Museum

Interactivity for the whole family

Packed with interactive galleries for the whole family, the Science Museum is home to many inventions - the Apollo 10 rocket, a sweater knitted with wool from Dolly (the first cloned sheep), a robot who can play rock-paper-scissors and much more.

Tube: South Kensington
Address: Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD

 

The British Library

Britain’s national library

This iconic building is home to the UK's national library and unique exhibition galleries. It features world-famous and unique documents like Shakespeare’s First Folio of 1623.

Tube: King's Cross St Pancras or Euston
Address: 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB

 

Paris

Musée d'Orsay

Housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, this stunning museum on the banks of the Seine is a work of art in itself

The museum is famed for its collection of Impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces from the likes of Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Renoir and Van Gogh. Housed in the former Gare d'Orsay.

Métro: Solferino; RER C Musée d'Orsay
Address: 62, rue de Lille – 75007 Paris

 

Musée de l’Orangerie

A jewel in the heart of Paris’ Jardin des Tuileries

The Musée de l’Orangerie is home to Claude Monet’s iconic Water Lilies and masterpieces by Renoir, Cézanne, Modigliani, Matisse, Picasso and more.

Métro: Concorde
Address: Jardin de Tuileries 75001 Paris

 

Grand Palais

Revel in retrospectives, groundbreaking creative projects and more

Since it opened, the Grand Palais, Galeries Nationales have hosted nearly 250 major exhibitions, in collaboration with the biggest museums across the world.

Métro: Champs Élysées-Clemenceau
Address: 3, avenue du Général-Eisenhower - 75008 Paris

 

Jeu de Paume

Jeu de Paume is famed for embracing all types and periods of the visual arts.

Here you'll find photography, cinema and video from the likes of Edward Steichen, Cindy Sherman, Federico Fellini, Jean-Luc Moulène and Diane Arbus.

Métro: Concorde
Address: 1, place de la Concorde - 75008 Paris

 

Musée du quai Branly

Bringing art from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas the recognition they deserve

This impressive Jean Nouvel designed museum boasts a living green wall housing a collection of some 3,500 works.

Métro: Alma-Marceau, Iéna; RER C Pont-de-l'Alma
Address: 37, quai Branly - 75007 Paris

 

Brussels

Bozar

The Bozar Centre for Fine Arts sits at the heart of Brussels culture

It hosts some 250 concerts a year, as well as international film, theatre, dance, literature, architecture and art events.

Métro:Line 1 A, Gare Centrale, Parc
Address: Rue Ravensteinstraat 23, 1000 Brussels

 

Royal Museums of Fine Arts

Three of Brussels' most famous museums

Here at the main branch of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts you’ll find the Museum of Ancient Art, the Museum of Modern Art and the Magritte museum.

Métro: Line 1 A, Gare Centrale, Parc
Address: rue de la Régence 3, 1000 Bruxelles

 

Magritte Museum

Displaying the finest works of the surrealist artist

Here you'll see oils on canvas, gouaches, drawings and sculptures, as well as vintage photographs and films produced by the great man himself.

Métro: Line 1 A, Gare Centrale, Parc
Address: Place Royale 1, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

 

Lille

Le Palais des Beaux-Arts

France's second most celebrated museum

Le Palais des Beaux-Arts of Lille houses a vast collection of antiquities, medieval and Renaissance collections, selections of European painting and French sculpture, decorative objets d'art and much more.

Métro: Ligne 1, République - Beaux Arts
Address: Place de la République, 59000 Lille

 

La Piscine

Musée d'Art et d'Industrie André Diligent

Built in 1932 and once called "the most beautiful swimming pool in France", this building is now part of the twentieth century's architectural heritage. Discover exceptional examples of arts applied to industry: paintings, sculptures, ceramics and fabrics from the nineteenth and twentieth century.

Métro: Ligne 2, Gare Jean Lebas
Address: 23 Rue de l'Espérance, 59100 Roubaix

 

LaM

Also known as Lille Métropole Musée d'art Moderne, d'Art Contemporain et d'Art Brut

Through around 4,800 pieces and three collections, you'll find works from artists like Picasso, Modigliani, Miró and more.

Métro: Pont de Bois then bus 41, stop LaM
Address: 1, allée du Musée - 59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq

 

Le Fresnoy

Studio National des Arts Contemporains - Renovated by the French-American architect Bernard Tschumi

Le Fresnoy exhibits contemporary art from the likes of Bill Viola, Michael Snow, Scanner, Charles Sandison and Claudio Parmiggiani, as well as films and more.

Métro: Ligne 2, Alsace
Address: 22 Rue du Fresnoy, 59200 Tourcoing

 

MUba Eugène Leroy

Combining both the modern and classic.

MUba has always been experimental, establishing a dialogue between contemporary art and the art of times past.

Métro: Ligne 2, Tourcoing centre
Address: Rue Paul Doumer, 59200 Tourcoing

 

Lyon and Marseille

Musée des confluences

Journey through time and across continents

Perched at the confluence of the Rhone and the Saône, this stunning museum follows the human story from our origins to the present day, illustrated by fascinating artefacts including everything from meteorites to microscopes.

Métro: T1, stop at musée des Confluences
Address: 86 quai Perrache. 69002 Lyon

 

Mucem

A museum for the Mediterranean

Seemingly suspended between sky and water, Mucem is the only major museum dedicated to the Mediterranean region and its cultures, retracing, analysing and shedding light on the ancient foundations of this cradle of civilization

Métro: Vieux-Port or Joliette
Address: 7 promenade Robert Laffont (esplanade du J4). 13002 Marseille