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Musee Fabre

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Neighbourhood: Comédie
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Address: 13 rue Montpellieret, 34000, Montpellier, France
Phone Number: +33 4 67 14 83 00
10:00 - 18:00
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Wonderful Art Gallery/Musem

Outstanding. Would not be out of place in New York or London, wonderful to have this fabulous Museum in this part of France. Particularly loved the Dutch masters but there is so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Thezan-des-Corbieres, France
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Thezan-des-Corbieres, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding. Would not be out of place in New York or London, wonderful to have this fabulous Museum in this part of France. Particularly loved the Dutch masters but there is so much to see and such a high standard - Rubens, Breugel, Monet and some very early 14th century art - you need a lot of time there to... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I really liked how the art was arranged by time periods - helped to understand the progressions of style. Very well rounded display of artists; portraiture, landscapes, still lives, small, big. Also a couple of rooms with sketch pads. I had no problems going up close to view strokes and techniques. I really enjoyed the museum. Just the right size.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We saw very little of the permanent collection. We spent most of our time in the special exhibit of paintings of native son Frédéric Bazille, which was superb. From what I saw of the rest of the museum, it definitely merits a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We toured the museum and a Brazille exhibit. Outstanding collection of Brazille paintings and sketches as well as paintings by Monet, Manet, Renoir and others. A mind-blower to see so many master impressionists in the museum. Their other collected items are also excellent.

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Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went to an excellent exhibit of the Impressionist Frederic Bazille, an equal contemporary of Monet, Renoir & Manet. There were many painting from all over the world, many very large one, particularly Monet. The exhibit put side by side works from many painters that were directly comparable.

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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We love the Fabre Museum and went especially to see the Frédéric Bazille exhibition. It runs until 16th October every day except Mondays from 10.00 - 19.00. The entry price is €10 and audio guides are available for €3 We had never heard Frédéric Bazille. He was born in Montpellier, the son of a prominent local family. They wanted him... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This excellent museum in the South of France habours a great collection. The show on Frederic Bazille was fascinating to visit.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We went to the gallery specifically to see this exhibition, but the overall experience is superb. The exhibition itself if excellent, with great pieces intelligently curated. The museum itself is worth a visit and has been refurbished to a good standard. Highly recommended.

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Mako, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Till October there is a temporary exhibition about the impressionist painter, Bazille, who was born in Motpellier. Such amazing paintings were collected not only from his life but also his companions (Monet, Sisly, Delacroix) that cannot be seen at the same place. The price of the ticket is really nothing comparing the collection. What is more your ticket includes a... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Beautifully modernised major art gallery. We found the main collection a little bit of a struggle - but the seemingly endless pre 19th century religious & mythological scenes etc gave way to some stunning Courbets and above all we enjoyed the more manageable Bazille exhibition (till October), tracing the life of this local painter who was on the verge of... More 

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