Lille Métropole Museum of Modern, Contemporary and Outsider Art
1 Allée du Musée, 59650 Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France
About Lille Métropole Museum of Modern, Contemporary and Outsider Art
A beautiful museum which was dedicated to modern art in the Hauts-de-France region. The museum was renowned for its iconic building and also the collections of 20th and 21st century in4000 sq m exhibition space. It also has a library, workshops, education rooms, a cafe, and a remarkable sculpture park too. It gives an overview in modern and contemporary art, including drawings, painting, sculpture, photography, prints, illustrated books and so more.
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Hauts de France is the northernmost region of France. It is a popular tourist destination for visitors traveling to see the battlefields and memorials associated with the First and Second World Wars. The region also features many cultural and architectural treasures, majestic belfries that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, castles,Gothic cathedralsa and beautiful landscapes.