39 boulevard Bonne nouvelle
Closed in 2003 for major renovation works this museum
reopened at the end of 2006. It has now regained its
place amongts the most famous french museums. The
building has been completly modernized so each peace
of art is best exposed. Various collections are exposed
in this very special museum. Renaissance, flammish
paintings, historical and romantic paintings, the
Soulage collection, a large modern art collection,
an imposing collection of sculptures and many more...
Musée Fabre is a must see in Montpellier !!!
- The auditorium :
contains 120 seats.
It is entirely dedicated to conferences on modern
art nationaly and worldwild.
- The Jean Claparede library :
every wednesday from 2pm to 6pm and by appointement
( for professors, researchersand students) on tuesdays,
thursdays and fridays from 2pm to 5pm. It contains
over 6000 books and magazines, two computers and 10
working desks. Many documents: thesis and other dissertations
are accessible on demand.
- The digital and art workshops :
It is a place made for people to be introduced to
art and get a feel of what creation is. 300m²
are devided in 3 areas one for exibitions one for
computers and one is an art workshop.
- Multimedia gallery :
It is the
perfect place to start and plan your visit. Thanks
to the many computers you can locate what you want
to see and get extra informations about it.
• From time to time, temporary exhibitions are
held in the Fabre Pavillion which is situated on the
esplanade Charles de Gaulle in Montpellier.
- Call 04 67 66 13 46 to get the program of the exhibitions
Web site : www.montpellier-agglo.com
146 avenue de la plage 34410 Serignan
04 67 32 33 05.
Situated at the heart of the city center the Sérignan
museum was inaugurated on the 23rd of september 2006
is entierly dedicated to contemporary art. It is the
first museum of modern art of Herault and is a symbol
of montpellier's cultural expension.
On a surface of 2500m² the museum has a permanent
exhibition (abstract paysagisme, conceptual art, support/
srrfaces, narrative figuration, contemporary artistic
scenes...) which was assembled thanks to donnations
of temporary exhibitions and donnations of artists.
It offers an access privileged to the works in various
spaces: cabinet(office) of graphic arts, spaces of
exhibition(exposure), room video, experimental shop
windows, lounge - library, bookshop-shop. The museum
proposes a large number of activities to all the public
: commented visits, conferences, a thursday/a works,
studios for the children, birthday into the museum…
Practical information :
10 h A.M to 6 h P.M. except monday
5 € - 3 € reduced
(inhabitants of Serignan,
Villeneuve-les-Béziers, Vias), students in
art and architecture, less than 12 years.
Commented visits :
at 3 pm - And during be all every Wednesday at 11
am Visits commented for the groups by appointment
(reduced rate for the groups of more than 15 persons)
Web site :
Avenue de Pérols- 34971 Lattes
04 67 99 77 20
04 67 99 77 21
Open from monday to Friday ( except for the monthly
closure on tuesday)
10 to 12 a.m and 1.30 to 5.30 p.m
: 2 p.m till 7 p.m
- Rate :
free entry every first sunday
of the month.
- Full price :
- Reduced rate :
This museum transports us through space and time.
You can now discovered the ancient port Lattes through
various civilizations… the objects presented
come from the sites of excavations of Lattes and the
area as well as various private and public collections.
Thanks to various supports the museum organizes themed
exibitions regularly enabling us to discover splendid
objects coming from the whole of the Mediterranean
- showroom: 1200 m2 - cinema of 150 seats - educational
Web site :
951 avenue Agropolis
34394 Montpellier cedex 5
Phone : 04 67 04 75 00
Open everyday 2 pm to 6 pm except tuesday.
Rate : 5€/reduced rate : 3€
Opened in 1993, it has a surface of 1200 m2. This
museum of the Agropolis district is devoted to various
topics such as hunting, gathering, agriculture, domestic
life, transport or costumes. It presents permanent
exibitions as for example in 2002 when an exposure
on drinks of the world was presented. The creation
of a very interesting cybermuseum must be noted here.
Web site :
2 place Pétrarque
Open wednesdays and thursdays from 3 till 6 p.m except
This museum was created
in 1930 in a building dating from the XVIIIème
century, Pétrarque place, in the middle of
the old part of Montpellier. A room is devoted to
the reconstitution of an interior of the XIXème
century. It shows the life in Montpellier during the
XIXème century: costumes, objects, various
ustensils and so on. The museum also presents windows
of exposures to topics varied throughout the year.
It also has a library including books in French and
Officers' training school
of the infantry.
34057 Montpellier Cedex 01
Open everyday from 2 till 5.30 p.m except tuesdays.
Entrance : 3 euros and free under
It has just been renovated in 1999 but dates
back to the end of the XIX century. It is the only
museum of the Ministry of Defense devoted to infantry
since its origins up to our days. It is located at
the school of application of the infantry which took
again the torch of the schools of infantry of the
XIX ème century for the management training
of the army. The museum is immense, it presents an
enormous collection of 15.000 objects on a surface
of 2500 m2. It presents the history of the French
infantery since XV century but memoirs of the Maghreb's
riflemen and officers in the colonies of North Africa.
Place Jean Jaurès
Phone : 04.67.54.33.16
Open from tuesday to sunday from 10.30 to 12.30 a.m
and from 13.30 to 6 p.m
Entrance : 1,50€.
This small museum was created in 2001. The
museum presents the history of the construction of
Montpellier in the form of a videographic patchwork
made from synthesized images, a theatre of silhouette,
an “animated” model and a film. The visit
lasts approximately 35 minutes and must be directed
by a guide.
Web site :
Route de Mende
34199 Montpellier CEDEX 05
Phone : 04.67.14.23.77
Open from Monday to Friday, from 2 to 6 p.m. Closed
during christmas break and august.
Free entrance, handicaped access.
Created into 1890 this museum of the mouldings
of the Faculty of Arts of Montpellier was opened to
the public on that same year. It was moved in the
Sixties to the new buildings of faculty Paul Valéry.
It presents a collection of more than three hundred
ancient sculptures reaching from old Egypt to antiquated
and traditional Greece of Vè and IVè
centuries before J. - C., a viewing not to be missed
if you are amateurs of ancient statues. You will be
able to also appreciate the collection of 150 medieval
parts of the period before art Romane.
7 rue Jacques Coeur
Open from Monday to Saturday, from 2 to 5 p.m and
from 3 to 6 p.m in July and August
Closed on sunday and Bank Holidays.
Entrance 5 euros or 3 with reduction
The collections and the hotel belong
to the archaeological company of Montpellier founded
in 1833 by art lovers and scholars. The institution
was recognized of public interest by Sadi Carnot in
The Hotel of the Treasurers of France was bequeathed
in 1910 by Henri de Lunaret, the archaeological company
could install its collections there from 1939. The
collection grows richer regularly thanks to gifts
and legacies but also through acquisitions.
Thus you will be able to admire very interesting parts
like decorative pieces of art of XVIè and XVIIè
centuries but also masterpieces of the Middle Ages,
prehistoric, Gallo-Roman objects etc…
from Montpellier of the pharmacy Albert Ciurana
15 avenue Charles Flahault
34093 Montpellier CEDEX 5
Phone : 04.67.54.80.62
Open Tuesdays and fridays, from 10 to 12 p.m
Entrance : 3€ (with a guide)
The museum was created in 1972 to gather documents
on pharmacy and more broadly medicine and sciences.
You will be able to thus discover many objects recalling
the history of pharmacy, medicine, surgery and science.
You will also find there a library and many valuable
d' Espeyran museum, Hotel of Cabrières
6 bis rue Montpelliéret
Phone : 04.67.14.83.00
Only opened for guided tours on appointment everyday
This hotel was built at the beginning of the
third Republic, it was then bequeathed to the town
of Montpellier in 1967 by Mrs Sabatier d'Espayran
born of Cabrières according to the wish of
her husband who was a important diplomat and bibliophile.
It is a museum of decorative arts, in late Napoleon
III style which shows us the middle-class life style
in the second half of the XIX century. On the second
floor you will be able to admire furnitures from the
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