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Musee des Augustins

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Address: 21 rue de Metz, 31000 Toulouse, France
Phone Number: 33 5 61 22 21 82
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Impressive building, impressive collection

In the inner courtyard you will find a little botanic garden with common and more rare plants and trees, including the local signature - violets. The collection of sculptures... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Bremen, Germany
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Haute-Garonne, France
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

the title museum ,invokes exhibits / articles to see, This is a building with itself being the attraction, so for me a misnomer. The mirror placed horizontally at about waist height tat one end of the huge space gives a fascinating view of the vaulted roof structure, Worth a visit for that as it is in a "free" area before... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

In the inner courtyard you will find a little botanic garden with common and more rare plants and trees, including the local signature - violets. The collection of sculptures (mainly late 19th century) is very good. Various paintings include the monumental painting of Mehmet II entering into Constantinople by Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant and the portrait of Baronesse de Croussol by Elisabeth... More 

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Utrecht, Países Bajos
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I went there on Tuesday and I discovered that it was closed, the funny thing is that a paper stick to the door was informing about it, because the plaque next to the door doesn't inform about that.

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Nonthaburi, Thailand
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This museum is in the center of the town, near the metro station Esquirol. If you are a college student, is free for you to visite ! They got many religious statuts from gothique period also a hand full of painting in various period. Remind that, this isn't Louvre or d'Orsay, it isn't enormous but worth to visit.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Loved the layout separating the rooms in different areas of the courtyard. Was helpful that there was English translations as well so I was able to learn about all the art and where it came from and when.

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Warwick
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

The building itself is amazing. It was built in 1309 as a convent. The church which is one of the galleries still has wall paintings. Amongst the paintings within the church is a Rubens. In the rooms off the cloisters are early religious art works including paintings, statues of saints and tombs. Fascinating! It was so incredible to see 600... More 

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Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is a must-see if you are in Toulouse. Beautiful old convent which also houses an interesting museum. The cloisters are great with medicinal herbs planted in the centre and the gargoyles from the tower mounted as statues along one side. There is a display of the capitals that topped the columns, which sounds deadly boring, but which is shown... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

History abounds in this museum that was formerly an Augustinian monastery. It's beautifully arranged with antiquities. Wonderful sculptures on display.

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London, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This museum has been created within a monastery. The cloisters are beautiful. It has has a collection of capitols from columns that is stunning

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Am excellent museum, built inside a convent. It has a beautiful cloister with many gargoyles, chapel, beautiful eaculturas and two large halls with great pictures. There is a not very big museum, but lacks the architecture and the works. It's a great tour!

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