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Tours Fine Arts Museum
18 place François-Sicard, 37000 Tours Route Planner
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Opening hours

9am-12.45pm, 2pm-6pm - closed Tue, some Bank Hols

Description

A huge cedar of Lebanon stands in the main courtyard of the former archbishop's palace (17C-18C). The interior, embellished by Louis XVI woodwork and Tours silk, displays works sourced from castles destroyed by Richelieu and Chanteloup, and important local abbeys. 17C-20C pictures including a colourful series on the Five Senses and fine primitive Italian works. A room is dedicted to contemporary artist Olivier Debré.

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