We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Musee Fabre

Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood: Comédie
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 13 rue Montpellieret, 34000, Montpellier, France
Phone Number: 04 67 14 83 00
Website
Improve this listing
Today
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 627 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 293
    Excellent
  • 258
    Very good
  • 64
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
A nice surprise

Really reach collection of art and artists. Very well presented and easy to understand. Each room has printed information about the subject. I enjoyed my visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Luisella P
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

627 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really reach collection of art and artists. Very well presented and easy to understand. Each room has printed information about the subject. I enjoyed my visit!

Helpful?
Thank Luisella P
London
Level Contributor
184 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best fine art museums in Europe. Well organised and plenty of good seating. The film on Fabre is worth watching to get the history of his art and the museum.

Helpful?
Thank Wabamik
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was delighted to come across "Bonjour, M Courbet". Also a good understated Manet. A couple of good Delacroix. Quite a few second-rate French nineteenth century painters.

Helpful?
Thank innes M
Montpellier, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This museum sits in a XVIII century mansion. Its renovation 10 years ago extended its area to 9000 m². Although it has a collection of paintings from the XV to the XVIII century, my favour is for more recent painter including Delacroix, Bazille (15 œuvres) and Courbet (16 œuvres) and also a very delicate painting by Berthe Morisot. It holds... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jacques R
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
98 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This museum is a little gem. I am interested in the work of Bazille who, of course, came from Montpellier, so this museum was particularly interesting to me. But apart from that, there are so many other wonderful paintings including abstract (for which I have little appreciation so not in a position to comment about these works.

Helpful?
Thank Hamlet13350
Montpellier, France
Level Contributor
20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

You'll need a few hours to visit this beautiful museum, the building itself is great and the pictures are surprisingly good!

Helpful?
Thank kalisi2015
Arendonk
Level Contributor
21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Some interesting 20 and 21 century art. The rest isn't worth while. Too much interest on the local artists, death since long and famous locally.

Helpful?
Thank 622jan
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The museum is easy to find and well laid out - the visitor guide received at Reception is very useful in moving from one room to another and one level to another. In addition to the beautiful paintings and sculptures, some of the rooms have decorated ceilings as well. I spent 2.5 hours among the collection, and the book shop... More 

Helpful?
Thank Annette M
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
154 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

One of France's best museums outside Paris and the equal of Lille and Rouen. Very good collection of French works as well as other major European masters (Flemish and Dutch for example). Spacious and 'friendly' with plenty of seating.

Helpful?
Thank dipex
Marlow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Good museum layout, lighting, and special exhibitions, and easy accessible from Place de la Comedie, however a little unclear how paintings are organised (felt a bit mixed up). Enjoy when it rains.

Helpful?
Thank JeDi666

Travelers who viewed Musee Fabre also viewed

Montpellier, Herault
 

Been to Musee Fabre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Musee Fabre and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Musee Fabre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?