La Piscine Museum
23 Rue de l'Espérance, 59100 Roubaix, France
About La Piscine Museum
La Piscine Museum is a museum of Roubaix that this composite collection of applied arts and fine arts made from the xix th century including fabrics, parts decorative arts, sculptures, paintings, and drawings. It is housed in an old Art Deco- style swimming pool, built between 1927 and 1932 1 by the Lille architect Albert Baert, hence its nickname "La Piscine". It also offers numerous conferences, activities to discover the five senses, courses at the École du Louvre; there is also a dedicated
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