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"Interior of La Piscine" Roubaix Things to Do Tip by filipdebont

Roubaix Things to Do: 29 reviews and 29 photos

  La Piscine
by filipdebont

Of course it sounds a bit strange to visit a museum of Art in a former swimming pool.

But this is (was) not just a swimming pool, och no it was a beauty of architecture. Completely build in the Art-deco style.

But due to the uprising chlorine smoke, the concrete of the ceiling was damaged, and it was not safe anymore to use this place as a public swimming pool.

So many years after its closing it is completely restored and used as a museum. If you ask me a magnificent initiative.

Address: Rue de la l'espérance 23
Directions: from the Grande Place in the direction of the railway station
othercontact: fax +33 (0)3 20 69 23 61
Phone: +33 (0)3 20 69 23 60

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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