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Roubaix Museum of Arts & Industry

Roubaix Art Deco former swimming pool
Art Deco 'Rising Sun' window of the former swimming pool

Art deco setting
The Museum has found an amazing home in what must have been the most beautiful swimming pool in France!

The original striking Art Deco designs and fittings have been carefully uncovered and restored.

In this setting the Museum opened in 2001 to present its collections of paintings, sculpture, drawings, graphic design, textiles, fashions and ceramics - reflecting the creativity and energy behind Roubaix' industrial heyday as a world centre of textile manufacture and other industries.

They will stage a programme of multi-sensory events to help make the collections and their significance accessible to a wider public.

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Modern art
Regional Art Galleries
- and Art MENU

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Musée d'Art et d'Industrie, 23, rue de L'Espérance, 59100 ROUBAIX
Directions: Metro or tramway from central Lille to Roubaix; by car, exit 9 from A22 Lille-Belgium autoroute, then N356,N450to Roubaix Centre.
Information/ reservations:
Tel: 00 33 3 20 69 23 60 - Fax 00 33 3 20 69 23 61




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