Aude Museums

Musee Petiet
Collection of 19th and 20th century paintings from pointillist and Academic Schools. Open all year round. On promenade Tivoli n Limoux (11).
Vast underground Roman foodstore. Busts, masks and sculptures line the rooms to bring antiquity back to life. Pleasant in summer as it is permanently cool. On Rue Rouget de Lisle in Narbonne (34).
Musee des Beaux Arts
Fourteenth century building containing the archeology musem and museum of art and history. Roman frescoes and a painting by Tintoretto are highlights. On the place de lHotel de Ville in Narbonne (11).
Musee Memoires du Moyen Age
Museum dedicated to the Middle Ages from the 5th to the 15th century. The visit begins with a video projection. At the Espace Pont Levis on Chemin des Anglais in Carcassonne (11).
Dinosaur Museum
Bones and eggs from around the world are displayed but also local finds including a 12 metre sauropod dinosaur. Excavation site open in July and August. Open from 10:00. On Avenue de la Gare in Esperaza (11).
Le Moulin Benazeth
Working windmill in the middle of the vineyards of Minervois with guided tours and explanation of the mechanics. There is also a shop selling the wine produced. in Villeneuve-Minervois (11).
Musee de la Chapellerie
Museum exhibiting 6500 hats dating from 1850 to current days, as well as a shop. At 3 rue de la Bergerie in Le Somail (11).