The Musée d’arts de Nantes is located in the city centre, just a short walk from the cathedral, botanical gardens (Jardin des plantes) and railway station.

The museum entrance is located at 10, rue Georges-Clemenceau, 44000 Nantes

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Getting to Nantes

By plane

Airport Nantes Atlantique (NTE),

By train
TGV high-speed train from Paris Montparnasse station: 2 hours 15 (20 services per day) > SNCF, railway company Lien ouvert dans une nouvelle fenêtre.

By car

A11 from Paris
A83 from Bordeaux
RN 137 from Rennes
N165 from Brest and Vannes
A85 and A11 from Tours

Getting to the museum

By tram
Line 1, “Duchesse-Anne” stop, then a 10-minute walk
Line 2, “St Mihiel” stop, then a 10-minute walk

By bus
Lines C1, C6, 11, 12 and BusWay 4 “Foch-Cathédrale” stop, then a 5-minute walk

By Bicloo self-service bike
Docking station No.32 “Foch” or No.63 “Jardin des plantes”


For cars
Covered car park: Cathédrale (rue Sully, 44000 Nantes)

Coaches and buses
Drop-off points: Place Maréchal-Foch, Gare SNCF nord, Jardin des Plantes.

In the event of an event organized at the museum, access to the rooms may be partially and temporarily restricted. More info at the museum reception.

Visitors with disabilities

All spaces are accessible to persons with reduced physical mobility.

Various arrangements and equipments enable everyone's movement and comfort in each areas of the museum and the best access to artworks.

  • Rest zones are available throughout the visit.
  • Wheelchairs and stick-seats can be borrowed for free upon request to the museum ticket office.

Access to the museum

Access to the museum is possible by a lift outside located rue Georges Clemenceau ou We advise persons with reduced mobility to enter the museum at Rue Georges Clémenceau, where there is a lift.

Buy a ticket and Informations

Our reception staff is available to welcome you, to provide you information and advice, and to accompany you when you visit the museum, after getting your ticket.

Boucle magnétique.jpg (027)  For visitors with assistive listening devices, hearing loops (T setting) are installed beneath the welcome desk/ticket booth, the educational workshops and the Auditorium.

Tactile itineraries, in raised characters and Braille, are available throughtout the rooms for visitors with visual impairments.

Entry to the museum is free for disabled visitors and the person accompanying them. Supporting documents required.
Buy your ticket online!

Circulate in the museum on your own

Tactile itineraries, in raised characters and Braille, are available throughtout the Palais and between the Cube and the Chapel for visitors with visual impairments.
Lifts of the museum have Braille buttons and audio announcements.
Seeing eye dogs are allowed.



As part of the vigipirate plan and in order to better guarantee your safety, provisions have been made and controls can be carried out.


Safety recommendations :

  • Follow safety instructions from organizers and law enforcement.
  • Do not leave personal belongings (bags, luggage) unattended.
  • Report any suspicious behaviour, object or baggage to security personnel present or to the police.


Come light: choose small bags because the lockers are closed and backpacks, suitcases and umbrellas are not allowed in the museum.
Present your open bags to the security guard at the entrance.

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