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The museum will open from 8th August, only on weekend.

Located in the heart of Old Lille, the museum is housed in the hospital which was founded in 1237 by the Countess Jeanne de Flandre and which remained in service until 1939. The present buildings date back to the 15th, 17th and 18th centuries. They consist of a hospital ward with a panelled barrel vault ceiling, a chapel decorated with the coats of arms of the hospital’s main benefactors and buildings belonging to the community of Augustine nuns, all arranged around two courtyards and a medicinal garden.
Since 1962, these buildings are the setting for a collection of paintings, tapestries, wood sculptures and porcelain from the region, thus creating the atmosphere of a 17th century Flemish small convent.

The museum is open on Monday from 2pm to 6pm, Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Closed on Tuesday.
The museum is closed on 1st November and open on 11st November.

Access: Navette Vieux Lille
  • Activities :
    • Specific thematic activity
    • Workshop for children
    • Conferences
    • Temporary exhibitions
    • Regional heritage
  • Pets welcome :
    • No
  • Means of payment :
    • Bank and postal cheques
    • Cash
32 rue de la Monnaie
Phone : +33 328368400
Fax : +33 3 28 36 84 07
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Tel from France : 0891 56 2004 (0.225 VAT / min)
Tel from other countries : +33 (0) 359 579 400
Schedules : Mon to Sat / 9:30-13:00 and 14:00-18:00