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Musee des Augustins

21 rue de Metz, 31000 Toulouse, France
33 5 61 22 21 82
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Ranked #4 of 57 Attractions in Toulouse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

The collection is situated in an old monastry and contains master pieces from 3 churces and monastries in old Toulouse. There are many column capitals and sculptures from the romanesque and gothic periods. The overall quality of items on display is high.

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Toulouse, France
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8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

This art museum, entry €4, is contained within a fabulous medieval monastery built at the beginning of the 14th century. It is built of those red bricks that make Toulouse famous as the pink city. There was an excellent excellent exhibition on when I went there by Benjamin Constant, with his artworks gathered from all around the world, really worth... More

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Crediton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The Musee des Beaux-Arts de Toulouse is housed in a beautiful building, a former convent, which has been restored in a sensitive manner and accommodates the sculpture, paintings and other works of art in a series of sophisticated and sympathetic spaces. Indeed, the great variety of scale of the halls, galleries and, in particular, the cloisters surrounding a small cultivated... More

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This magnificent building is home to a wonderful collection of gothic sculptures, 12th century Romanesque sculptures including a vast display of capitals and three galleries housing paintings from the middle ages to the 20th century. Really enjoyable building to wander around.

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West Sussex, England
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The art on display is some of the best. We could have spent all day there but had to drag ourselves away after a couple of hours. the building, also, is magnificent.

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scotland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Some very impressive statues and religious artefacts and all within a fine building Worth a visit and short walk from the Capitole

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Montpellier, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

As well as being a museum, this is also one of the most peaceful spaces I found in Toulouse. The religious statuary was very well presented, and the church was beautiful. The organisation of the paintings was a little haphazard, and the Romanesque gallery for the church carvings a little strange (see picture) but it was a very good place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A beautiful, tranquil museum in the heart of the City on the main shopping street. The exhibits were very well displayed in quite interesting ways that gave the place a strangely contemporary feel despite its historical artefacts. The garden within was full of vegetables and herbs adding a wonderful contemplative respite in the middle of a busy afternoon. Deckchairs were... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Well with the visit. A great place to wander and explore. The Salon Rouge and Salon Blanc are stunning.

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Sydney, Australia
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14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This museum was one of the high lights of our European trip. Hard to describe the depth of the exhibitions here, awe inspiring is one word. The staff were incredibly helpful and at every turn there is a work by a master. Absolutely sensational. We managed to get there on one of the days that it was free entry by... More

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