Hôtel des Etuves, Montpellier
HOTEL DES ETUVES - 24 RUE DES ETUVES - 34000 MONTPELLIER - 04 67 60 78 19
Montpellier's museums
 Musée Fabre
Ceated by the painter François Xavier Fabre in 1825, this is one of the major french museums. It houses Flemish,dutch, italian, spanish and french collections. Painters from the great European schools of the XVIth. to the XVIIIth. centuries (Zurbaran, Reynolds, Tenier, Véronèse... ) and French schools ( Greuze, Ingres, Delacroix, Courbet, Bazille...), Ceramics and sculptures, contemporary paintings.
 
 
Access: 13 rue Montpellieret
Tel.: 04.67.14.83.00
 
Opening times : Tuesday to Friday from 9.30 a.m to 5.30 p.m.
                              Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m to 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays, 01/05, 01/11,25/12 and 01/01
Educational service and guied tours.
 
Admission charge ( except first sunday of each month ). Group visit by reservation.
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 Musée languedocien
Housed in a former mansion. It contains very rich collection from the prehistoric,protohistoric, antic (Gallo roman, Greek, etruscan, egyptian....), medieval (Romanesque sculptures) and classical (pottery) periods.
 
Access:
7 Rue Jacques Coeur
Tel.: 04.67.52.93.03
 
Openning times: 
From monday to saturday, 2 p.m. (3p.m.to 6 p.m. from july to september) , exept sundays and holidays. Group visitsby reservation.
 

 Musée Atger
It consists of a very rich collection of drawings from Flemish, Italian, Dutch, German and French schools, patiently put together by the enlightened art lover Xavier Atger who bequeated it to the Faculty of Medecine in the last century.
The library of this faculty possesses a large number of precious manuscripts from the VIII th. to the XIX th centuries. Remarkable collection of collection of drawings by regional and Flemish mastres, from the renaissance to the XIX th century.
 
Access:
Faculté de Médecine 2 rue école de Médecine
Tel.: 04.67.66.27.77
 
Opening times:
Monday, wednesday and friday from 1.30 p.m. to 5.45 p.m.
Closed christmas holidays and august.
Groups by appointment only.

 Musée du vieux Montpellier
Items of fournituresand memorabilia of the history of montpellier ( middle ages, XVIII th centuries, French Revolution, Empire .....)
 
Access:
Hôtel de Varennes  2 place Pétrarque
Tel.: 04.67.66.02.94
 
Opening times:
Tuesday to saturday from 9.30 a.m. to 12 a.m and 1.30 p.m to 5 p.m
Groups by appointmentonly.

 Musée Fougau
This private museun of popular art and traditions is dedicated to everyday life in the Montpellier of bygone times
 
Acces:
Hôtel de Varennes  2 place Pétrarque
Tel.: 04.67.60.53.73
 
Opening times:
Wednesday and thursday from 3 p.m to 6.30 p.m
 

 Musée de la Pharmacie

Founded in 1972, This museum Brings together numerous documents concerning pharmacology past and present, in Montpellier and the region.
 
Access:
Faculté de Pharmacie  15 av Charles Flahault
Tel.: 04.67.54.80.62
 
Opening times:
Tuesday and friday from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m

 

 Musée des Moulages
This large collection brings together more than 300 reproduction of ancient sculptures and 150 moulding of medieval works of art .
 
Acces:
Faculté Paul Valéry
Tel.: 04.67.14.23.76
 
0pening times:
Monday to friday from to 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Closed august

 

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