This museum is in an old high school that used to be a college during the 15th and 16th centuries. Today the museum displays the works of major European artists and schools of the 15th-18th centuries.
There is a large collection of the works of Bazille, a painter from Montpellier whose wealthy family lived in a large townhouse on the Rue Jean Moulin and whose fortune supported other painters including Monet (1840-1926). There are also sculptures, ceramics and contemporary works by Degas and Nicolas de Staël (1914-1955).
The museum is open Tues-Fri 9:30am-5:30pm; Sat-Sun 10am-5:30pm
The Admission is: adults EUR 3 students EUR 2
The Address is: 39 bd. Bonne-Nouvelle
Palais des Rois de Majorque:
At the top of the town, the Spanish citadel encloses the Palace of the Kings of Majorca. A structure from the 13th and 14th centuries, built around a court encircled by arcades, it has been restored by the government.
You can see the old throne room with its large fireplaces and a square tower with a double gallery; from the tower there's a fine view of the Pyrénées.