Offering a fantastic panoramic survey of European art from the 17th century to the present day, The Museum of Fine Arts is filled with paintings and ceramics. Housed in a stunning and spacious old building, the museum mainly exhibits local art in its permanent collection. Aside from showing the permanent collection the museum organizes three temporary exhibition every year. Their exhibition on impressionism in 2015 was very popular. They offer educational tours for schools and general tours for groups.
Offering an intriguing cultural experience, pop in the Museum of Torture after a walk around the city and find out some spooky facts about the different ways that have been used to kill and torture prisoners in the history of France. This museum with interactive displays offers an experience that’s both intriguing and horrifying, allowing you to discover some of the most terrifying facts in the country’s history.
The permanent exhibition in the Centre Joe Bousquet recalls the life and work of the Surrealist poet Joë Bousquet. They host two temporary exhibitions during the year, usually during Spring and Autumn. Visitors can get a guide so that it’s easier to understand and enjoy the exhibition and appreciate the poet’s life and what he has written, explaining some of the reasons behind his work. The visit is highly recommended for all lovers of the literature.