CAEN

Fine Arts Museum

Museums

Contact details

Fine Arts Museum

Enceinte du ChâteauLe chateau

14000 CAEN

Phone : 02 31 30 47 70

Fax : 02 31 30 47 80

Rates

Base rate - full rate adult from 3,50 at 5,50 €
Reduced rate from 2,50 at 3,50 €
Gratuities

Discount - maximum age : 26 years old

Means of payment

Carte bleue

Debit cards

Cash

Eurocard - Mastercard

Visa

Opening times

Open all year from 9:30am to 12.30 pm and 2 to 6pm. Closed on Tuesdays and on 25th December, 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, at Ascension Day and Easter Sunday.

Services

Library

Shop

Play area

Free WIFI

Activities

Specific theme activities

Adult workshop

Junior workshop

Specialist conferences

Conferences

Temporary exhibitions

Facility

Auditorium

Auditorium

Bar, cafeteria, tea room

Restaurant

Visits

VisitsIndividualGroup
Average time45 minutes -
Further informationNon-guided visits or guided tours in F or GB: 1hr. -

Group

Groups acccepted
Minimum number of people 10
Located in the heart of William the Conqueror's castle, in a modern building, the fine arts museum is specialised in 16th and 18th century European painting and is among the most significant French museum in its field. The museum also features a vast display of art up through the 19ht century. The 18th century is represented by French and Italian portrait and landscape painters while the 19th century revolves around romantic and realist painters, as well as landscape painters from Barbizon and Normandy. Headline exhibition: “L’Expérience Caravage” (The Caravaggio Experience) - until 14 February. “Frits Thalow, paysagiste par nature” - 16 April to 21 September. An exhibition of the works of the landscape artist organised as part of the Normandy Impressionism Festival.

Further information

Environment : In the town centre, In the country