Musée des Beaux-Arts - Fine art museum

Closed for extension and renovation.

The museum except the chapel of the Oratory is closed for extension and renovation. Exhibitions wil be shown at the chapel of the Oratory.

The Chapelle de l'Oratoire is closed : 1 January, Easter Monday, 1 May, 8 May, 14 May, 24 May, 1 November, 11 November, 25 December and outside periods of temporary exhibitions.


Its architecture allows for a chronological presentation of a rich and harmonious collection true to the history of western painting from the 13th to the 19th century as well as artistic practices from the 20th century to the present day. On the ground floor the 20th century collection is made up of various pieces that give out an eclectic and broad vision of modern and contemporary art.

Practical information

Opening times 
Open daily 10.00-18.00 except tuesday and public holidays. On thursdays 10.00-20.00 - Closed for building work from september 2011.

Free on the 1st sunday of each month from september to june.

Free access.

Disabled access

Not accessible for wheelchair users. A helper is strongly advised for those with mobility issues.


02 51 17 45 42
Fax : 02 51 17 45 16

BUS :line 11 - 12 - 21 - 22 - 23 - stop Trébuchet
TRAMWAY : line : 1 - stop Duchesse Anne-Place Foch


place de l'oratoire , 44000 Nantes
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