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Musee Fabre

13 rue Montpellieret, 34000 Montpellier, France (Comédie)
04 67 14 83 00
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Ranked #2 of 34 Attractions in Montpellier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The museum has lots to see, so don't try to do everything in one day. Better to seek out the specific things you want to see and spend time there. We made the mistake of trying to see everything and found it too difficult and tiring!

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Whistler, Canada
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82 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

On the oil painting side, has a bit of everything, with some focus on local artists who gained fame, such as Cabanel and Bazille. Also a few sculptures. After the Languedoc sections, the most interesting rooms might be those devoted to Delacroix, and the Impressionists. While there are no superstar works, this is a good collection. The temporary exhibit is... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Really worth a trip to this Museum - very informative and enjoyable visit. Airy rooms, huge windows. Particularly liked the sculpture gallery.

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Paris, France
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21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Great museum with revolving exhibits. We visited during a pointillism exhibit of the works of Paul Signac and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. A must-visit in Montpellier.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is a wonderful museum for those who appreciate art- bear in mind though, that there is a lot to see, so make sure you plan what to visit and prioritise accordingly. Sometimes they also host temporary displays and special exhibits, so do check those out. Staff are friendly, and the gallery is easy to find.

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Montpellier, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Recommended for painters' lovers. It's big, the works displayed are amazing, it does take time to visit it all, so it's highly recommended to have a good meal right before you enter. I do think it's expensive for a "ville" museum.

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Vancouver
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29 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The Fabre Musuem is housed in a very beautiful old building which is delightful to wander through. Staff at entry are friendly and helpful and the permanent collection is large and interesting. Difficult to cover in a day - certainly worth a visit if you are in Montpellier.

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Wales Uk
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

An hour or two at the Fabre in between coffee and aperitifs is always worthwhile. If the temporary exhibition doesn't appeal (Viallat this summer, admittedly not to everyone's taste) there is the opportunity to browse through the more traditional galleries. The admission is good value and the staff are very helpful and friendly.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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33 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is a real find in the heart of the city and it has some wonderful artworks many by well known artists as well as those lesser known to overseas visiter's but which are still of merit and highly regarded by the French. The building is beautiful and it was so easy to get around and there were no crowds!... More 

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Kent
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72 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We enjoyed a few hours exploring the Musee Fabre and the furnished house around the corner which is included in the entrance ticket. A wide range of art from different periods, displayed in a lovely building. Despite being the middle of August it was very quiet and we enjoyed a relaxing stroll around.

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