Fine Arts Museum, Calais

Fine Arts Museum, Calais (must see)

Opened in 1966, the fine art museum is notable for its amazing works of art from Rodin's famous bronze statue of Six Burghers and Flemish artists in the 15th century to a modern art collection of the present day, which includes works by Picasso. Also on display are the collections of 400,000 samples of lace - both machine and handmade, and elements relating to the history and geology of the area. Designed by architect Paul Pamart, the building has been divided into two departments, the lace division containing old antique handicrafts and fine arts presenting accessories, costumes and lingerie.

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Fine Arts Museum on Map

Sight Name: Fine Arts Museum
Sight Location: Calais, France (See walking tours in Calais)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Calais, France

Create Your Own Walk in Calais

Create Your Own Walk in Calais

Creating your own self-guided walk in Calais is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Calais Landmarks Walking Tour

Calais Landmarks Walking Tour

Calais is a city of rich history and remarkable monuments. It offers tourists its diverse and beautiful sites, historic heritage and well preserved memorials. Along with its famous Colonne Louis XVIII and Quartier du Courgain Maritime, the following tour plan will guide you through Calais' most significant attractions.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
Calais Introduction Walking Tour

Calais Introduction Walking Tour

Calais has no shortage of quality museums, beautiful buildings and cultural monuments fit to impress visitors willing to acquaint themselves with the city's rich history and architecture. Other than these, the old city has quite a bit to offer its guests in terms of good time, particularly in summer. Take this orientation walk to find your way to some of the most notable landmarks of Calais.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.9 Km or 3.7 Miles