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Le Tripostal

Avenue Willy Brandt, 59000, Lille, France
+33 3 20 14 47 60
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HQ of contemporary art!

This was once a postal sorting office but following Lille becoming the Euro cultural capital in... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Angela C
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London, United Kingdom
Tasteful exhibitions

I recently visit this museum of contemporary art in Lille. From outside, you cannot tell whether... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2015
Beto79
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Lille, France
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Throughout the year 2004, the Tri Postal was a pivotal part of the European Capital of Culture in Lille: as the central place for ticketing, welcoming and informing the general public, as well as being the figurehead venue for exhibitions, shows and nightclubbing parties.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
13 Jun 2016
“HQ of contemporary art!”
27 Oct 2015
“Tasteful exhibitions”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenue Willy Brandt, 59000, Lille, France
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+33 3 20 14 47 60
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

This was once a postal sorting office but following Lille becoming the Euro cultural capital in 2004, it was converted into a centre of contemporary art. Korean artists seem to have colonised much of it, so look out for shiny stuff, clashing colours and boundless...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I recently visit this museum of contemporary art in Lille. From outside, you cannot tell whether the exhibition inside will be interesting. Once inside, it is mesmerizing. Currently the Tri Postal has two expositions as a part of the Renaissance Lille 3000 festivities. One of...More

1  Thank Beto79
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Visited "Secret Passion" Exhibition. Right next to Gare Flanders. Also has a restaurant, and gift shop. Don't let the facade keep you from exploring what exhibitions that they have!

2  Thank JAYDenver
Reviewed 14 April 2014

There are large signs near the main train station in Lille pointing to this attraction but ... It's never open! Our hotel was close by so we went back a few times throughout our stay and it was always closed with no indication of opening...More

4  Thank KarenMChelmsford
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Imagine a place where an elephant is hanging by its trunk from the perfectly white walls of an incredibly complex structure that is Tri Postal - that is Tri Postal. Screaming children in the open spaces and hints of sexuality in secluded corners REALLY shows...More

1  Thank MatulBarko
Reviewed 6 January 2013

This art space is the location for very nice temporary arts exhibitions! I very much liked the fantastic 2012 work. Its best to take the train or metro since its next tothe train stations (Lille flandres), 400m from lille europe

Thank Tommyvdw
Reviewed 6 January 2013

On the three times I have been here the exhibitions have been excellent. Plenty of space to walk round, world class artists and exciting shows. I would come just for aday trip to visit.

1  Thank belle088
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Central to Lille 3000 this is a nice little arts venue, houses a cafe-bar and a good sized exhibition space holding some great pieces of art for the Lille 3000 exbho. Loved the over sized chairs in the cafe and the shop was also quite...More

Thank Phatbloke
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