Herault Museums

Hotel Fayet
Museum house works of art from the Musee des Beaux Arts. Sculptures by Injalbert and paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00. At 9 Rue du Capus in Beziers (34).
Galerie Place des Arts
A series of permanent and temporary art and sculpture exhibitions at 8 rue de lArgenterie in Montpellier (34), 100 metres from the place de la Comedie. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 12:00 and 15:00 to 19:00.
Le Monde des Santons
2,000 santons (small terra cotta figurines) from 35 countries. Gift shop. Open all year round. Avenue de Vias, in Agde.
Musee des Beaux Arts
Paintings from the Italian and Flemish schools of the 15th and 16th centuries and French works from the 17th to 19th centuries. In the place de la Revolution in Beziers (34).
Plaine des Dinosaures
Open air museum set in the middle of a large palaeontological site. Follow a path where dinosaur eggs, bones and skeletons are displayed. On the Route Departementale 613 in Meze (34).
Hotel Fabregat
Italian, Dutch and Spanish paintings as well as Jean Moulins modern art collection (de Chirico, Soutine, Dufy). At Place de la Revolution in Beziers (34).
Musee de Lodeve
An art gallery and museum located at square Georges Auric, Hotel du Cardinal de Fleury in Lodeve (34).
Chateau de Raissac
Visit of the workshop and permanent exhibition of Christine Viennets ceramics, particularly the art of trompe-loeil. Guided tours, call for booking. Close to Beziers (34), on route de Lignan sur Orb.
Abbaye de Valmagne
12th century Cistercian abbey with vineyard where wines can be tasted. A ferme auberge is open for lunch in summer. Open 15th June to 30th Sept, 10:00-18:30; Oct to Easter, 14:00-18:00 and Easter to 14th June, 14:00-18:00 (10:00-18:00 at weekends).
An oppidum (or ancient settlement), archaeological site and museum. The site dates back to the 6th century BC. In Nissan-lez-Enserune (34), 10 km from Beziers.