Musée des Beaux Arts
The Musée des Beaux Arts is an impressive gallery and is among the largest museums not only in France, but in the whole of Europe. The building in which the museum is held dates back to the 17th century. It is here where a magnificent collection of masterpieces ranging from Egyptian antiquities to the modern art period are displayed, in both permanent and temporary exhibitions. The works have been conglomerated by donors, collectors and the descendants of artists.