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First Sunday, each month, free entrance to the museums, Lille, France

 
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danpop's pictureby danpop History & Culture travel tip
added on the 30th of June, 2009
In France, or at least in Lille, there is a tradition that each first Sunday of each month is free of charge in all the museums. Coincidence or not, in that period all the museums are filled with people, even if during the whole month the cost isn't something to be scared off.

 
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