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Musee Fabre

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Address: 13 rue Montpellieret, 34000, Montpellier, France
Phone Number: 04 67 14 83 00
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Beautiful collection

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Annette M
Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

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Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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London, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank dipex
Marlow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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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.

Thank JeDi666
London, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

stunning and surprising collection - we saw the temporary exhibition and when i tried leaving, my eyes spotted other masterpieces, and I could not leave - spent hours - absolutely a treasure

Thank Leslie G
St. Petersburg, Russia
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Nice place to go in rainy day. Attractive collection of French and International painters from XVI century to present days.

Thank Abyrvalg_SPB
Wexford, Ireland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This place is an extraordinary mixture of a top class international collection of some of the really big names of European Art combined with a nice, almost parochial, collection of pictures by local artists from Montpelier. Great Flemish and Dutch Genre collection. I have to admit to liking these a lot so I am biased. But spread throughout the rest... More 

Thank John G
Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Works from all periods. We especially enjoyed the 19th century paintings. But the holdings in 16th and 17th French, Flemish and Italian masters are also surprisingly rich.

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Montpellier, France
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

While compared to other large city museums the Musee Fabre is actually not very big, but compensates its smaller size with fantastic art collections. You'll have a look into different centuries and trends, from very Renaissance to super contemporary. It's a definite must-see for art lovers. And if you want a good coffee, tea or lunch the museum's restaurant is... More 

Thank Alex L
Villardonnel, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Large exhibition of Naples artists. Only average. There was a lovely Reynolds in permanent exhibition.

Thank Richard5500

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