Musée Magnin


In 1938, art collectors Jeanne and Maurice Magnin turned their historic townhouse over to the state to display, in perpetuity, the excellent collection they had amassed over a period of 55 years. Works include fine examples of the Italian Renaissance, and Flemish and medieval painting.

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Nearby Dijon attractions

1. Musée des Beaux-Arts

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Nearing the end of a nine-year renovation, these sprawling galleries in Dijon's monumental Palais des Ducs are works of art in themselves and constitute…

2. Tour de Bar

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This squat 14th-century tower once served as a prison.

4. Hôtel de Ville

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Dijon's town hall sits smack in the middle of the Palais des Ducs et des États de Bourgogne.

5. Tour Philippe le Bon

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Adjacent to the ducal palace, this 46m-high, mid-15th-century tower affords fantastic views over the city. On a clear day you can see all the way to Mont…

6. Hôtel Chambellan

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The 17th-century Hôtel Chambellan is one of many noble buildings along rue des Forges. Alas, its most interesting feature, a courtyard with a splendid…

7. Maison Maillard

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Originally built in the mid-16th century for Jean Maillard, mayor of Dijon, this Renaissance-style gem sports a façade richly ornamented with garlands,…

8. Hôtel de Vogüé

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Behind Église Notre Dame, the 17th-century Hôtel de Vogüé is renowned for the ornate carvings around the arches of its exquisitely proportioned…