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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, from Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm.
Closed on Tuesday and some bankholidays (1st January, 1st May, 14th July, 1st November and 25th December).

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 3 28 36 84 00
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-Sat: 9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-6.00pm