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La Piscine - A museum on top of a swimming pool, Roubaix, France

 
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danpop's pictureby danpop Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 29th of April, 2009
In Roubaix there is a “must see” sight called La Piscine (The swimming pool). It is in fact a museum (Museum of Art and Industry) opened after intense renovations in 2001. The museum is build on top of a swimming pool constructed between 1927 and 1932 but closed in 1985. Inside the museum there are a lot of collections of paintings, sculpture, and applied arts. The official site, in English : http://www.roubaix-lapiscine.com/index.php?lang=2

Address:
23, rue de l'Esperance
59100 Roubaix, France

 
 
 
 
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