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Lille "Haut de France"

LAM - Lille Métropole Musée d'Art Moderne

The LAM - Lille Metropole Museum of Modern Art, Contemporary Art, and Art Brut - Villeneuve-d'Ascq is located in the Hauts-de-France region, more specifically in the department of Nord, a department with a large number of museums, and can be found in the city of Villeneuve-d'Ascq. You will surely appreciate the city in which the museum is located and you will be able to make other visits (of museums or others) in this city.

The museum will answer all your questions about group visits, how to make a reservation if necessary. You can also ask for information about the collections present and if there are any exhibitions.

This museum offers you to discover collections and exhibitions on the theme of Contemporary / Modern Art.

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille

This museum is undoubtedly one of the richest French museums. In a superb building of the XIXth century, it presents prestigious collections of European paintings (Rubens, Van Dyck, Goya, Delacroix...), French paintings of the XIXth century (David, Courbet, Puvis de Chavannes...), sculptures of the XIXth century (Rodin, Claudel, Carpeaux...), ceramics of the XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries, a department of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, an important cabinet of drawings (among which 40 sheets of Raphael), a department of paintings of the XVIIIth century, a department of sculptures of the XVIIIth century. ), ceramics of the 17th and 18th centuries, a department of Middle Ages and Renaissance, an important cabinet of drawings (among which 40 sheets of Raphael) as well as the plans in relief (models of the 18th century) of about fifteen cities fortified by Vauban in the north of France and Belgium.

The museum is open on Mondays from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and from Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

The Louvre-Lens Museum

The Louvre-Lens is a public establishment for cultural cooperation founded by the Nord-Pas-de-Calais regional council, the Pas-de-Calais department, the Lens-Liévin urban community, the city of Lens and the Louvre museum. The Louvre-Lens Museum is the Louvre in a different way: a Louvre of glass and light, with a resolutely contemporary architecture; a Louvre whose museography offers a unique visiting experience in the world through the Galerie du temps, a varied cultural and artistic programme and temporary exhibitions of international scope.

La Piscine Museum in Roubaix

La Piscine - Musée d'art et d'industrie André Diligent de Roubaix, which opened on 21 October 2001, is located on the site of the former Art Deco swimming pool built between 1927 and 1932 according to the plans of the Lille architect Albert Baert (1863-1951). Today listed as a 20th century heritage site, this swimming pool offered a high quality sports and health service at the time, with an innovative social function. This museum of art and industry presents composite collections of applied arts and fine arts constituted from the 19th century onwards, including fabrics, decorative arts, sculptures, paintings, ceramics and drawings.

The Villa Cavrois in Croix

This masterpiece of modernist architecture bears witness to the art of living as conceived by contemporary modern architects like Le Corbusier in the 1930s. An architectural manifesto, the Villa Cavrois is the emblematic work of the architect Robert Mallet-Stevens, a figure of the modernist movement. It was designed and built for Paul Cavrois, a textile industrialist from the North, and his family. The programme of this modern castle, commissioned in 1929, is clear: "air, light, work, sports, hygiene, comfort and economy". Classified as a historic monument in 1990 thanks to the mobilisation of the public, acquired by the State in 2001, the gigantic restoration project implemented in 2003 by the DRAC Nord-Pas-de Calais and then taken over in 2008 by the Centre des monuments nationaux was completed in June 2015.

The Arques Crystal Factory

This town in the Pas-de-Calais, not far from Saint-Omer, is the seat of world-renowned know-how. Founded in 1825, the very first crystal glassworks were created and developed rapidly thanks to innovative technologies. Arques Crystal Glassworks, which specializes in tableware, opens its doors to you for a total immersion in its activity. Discover the manufacturing techniques, visit a production unit in full activity, which takes you from the drop of molten glass to the finished product. This visit is punctuated by explanatory panels that allow you to know everything about the workings of the factory.

The Historical Mining Centre in Lewarde

In the heart of the Hauts-de-France region, come and discover the world of mining at the Centre Historique Minier, the largest mining museum in France! Located on the Delloye pit, an industrial site that was in operation from 1931 to 1971, it is one of the remarkable sites of the Nord-Pas de Calais mining basin, which is on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Immerse yourself in the world of the mine with a guided tour of the coal mining sites: from site to site, in the company of a cultural mediator, travel through time from the time of Germinal to the end of coal mining in 1990. Then complete your discovery with a free visit of the exhibitions and industrial buildings. Large thematic exhibitions take you on a unique human and industrial adventure. Discover the industrial buildings such as the bathroom, the lamp factory and the stable.

Guided tour of old Lille

Visit in English: Saturday 24th June and Saturday 1st July at 11am

Reservation on the link :

Departure: in front of the Palais Rihour, place Rihour

Duration: 2 hours

Price : 10€ for the visit

Visite en français: tous les jours à 15h

Réservation sur le lien :

Départ : devant le Palais Rihour, place Rihour

Durée : 2 heures

Prix : 10€ pour la visite

DePlus Brewery in Camphin

The Deplus Brewery is above all the story of two friends, Christophe and Eric, who have been working together on this common project for a year now. But their paths did not cross by chance either: if the passion for beer brought them together, associations and of course cycling are also the pillars of their collaboration. Visit this independent and artisanal brewery based in Camphin en Carembault, with a presentation of the beer making process, discovery of the workshops and tasting.

Additional Visits

Throughout the congress, the Hello Lille attraction agency will run an information point to suggest many other visits. There is always something to do in Lille and its metropolis: a variety of tourist activities and many ideas for walks, discovering museums or visiting breweries, taking the air in a park or diving into a swimming pool. The metropolis of Lille offers you a lot of choices.

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