A poorhouse that has long been given the kindly recognition of a hospice, the place is now a museum that documents it’s own history and the socio-political history of Lille from the 13th to the 18th Century. The managers have retained the warren-like feel of the place, an effect carried over from it’s very beginning – when in 1237, Jeanne, Countess of Flanders established the building. On the ground floor you’ll find the recreated medieval Flemish House and Hospital. There’s also an art collection featuring paintings from the 17th and 18th century. Other exhibits include ceramics, earthenware wall tiles, religious art.
Musee Hospice Comtesse Travel Tips
- Located on Lille Old town. Buses 3, 6 and 9 provide access.
Entrance Ticket Details For Musee Hospice Comtesse
- Admission per person : 3.50 Euros / 2.50 Euros.
- For Student : 3 Euros.
- Entry is free under twelve years and the first Sunday in the month (permanent collections).
How to Reach Musee Hospice Comtesse
- Rihour Subway Staion (Line 1)
- Gare Lille Flandres (Subway 1 & 2, Trams R & T)
- La Part des Anges
- Philip Restaurant
- Clair de Lune
- Le Lion Bossu and many more
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51.38% of people who visit Lille include Musee Hospice Comtesse in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
63.04% of people start their Musee Hospice Comtesse visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Musee Hospice Comtesse
65.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Musee Hospice Comtesse