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Address: 76 Allees Charles de Fitte, 31300, Toulouse, France
Phone Number: +33 5 62 48 58 00
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Nice building, less interesting current exhibitions

Lovely building by the river but current collections on geometric elements in photography, architecture and installations were less interesting for me, personally. Again it's... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Michelle O
Paris, France
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Paris, France
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47 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely building by the river but current collections on geometric elements in photography, architecture and installations were less interesting for me, personally. Again it's modern art - it doesn't always make sense to us...A few lively video projections.

Thank Michelle O
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

The building is interesting and well restored. Collection inside is mediocre if you ask me.. Take time to have a look at the river Garonne at the steps in park behind the museum.

Thank tkamper
Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Plus we got a senior discount! Only 7 Euros. It has several changing contemporary exhibitions plus at the moment, a ginormous Picasso theatre backdrop painting.

Thank C R
Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

I was disappointed. The building (Les Abattoirs de Toulouse) i is not extraordinary, the Tàpies exhibition had a medium quality and the entrance ticket was quite expensive (7 euros).

Thank FernandoAlmeida2013
Toulouse, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

This is Toulouse's dedicated contemporary art space. They have an impressive Picasso theatre curtain and some innovative exhibitions, but I feel Les Abattoirs isn't imposing itself the way it should. Worth a visit, though.

Thank MilesCF
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2015

It was a beautiful building in the typical rose brick of the region. The selection of art is good but certainly not exceptional. There was one enormous stage painting by Picasso painted in Toulouse and afterwards donated to the city by the artist.

Thank 622jan
Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015

Les Abattoirs is the modern art museum of Toulouse. The building is interesting and a good showcase for the permanent collection. They have a number of interesting visiting exhibits. Additionally, they have a lovely cafe that is perfect for a coffee or a light lunch. Next door is a nice park with an interesting carousel situated on the banks of... More 

Thank Patrick D
Bellingham, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2015

This place was busting at the seams the first Sunday of the Month as there was not entrance fee. The building is very handsomely remodeled from slaughterhouse to museum. That being said, once you were inside, it was hard to get out again if on the lower level. Not being a modern art fan, I question the value of much... More 

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Mullingar, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Great building with interesting exhibits and installations including current Picasso exhibition. We ... Family with two teens....spent about two hours but could have stayed longer. We enjoyed the rain house and the man in the glass box(??) and Picasso's sculptures. Easy access via the metro, or walk as it is not far from the city centre.

Thank Anne T
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015

a very interesting Picasso exhibition at the moment made the visit really worth the way out there. and the building of the former slaughterhouse is interesting by itself. on the groundfloor an interesting installation: a wooden house, where heavy rain falls - inside... all together worth to visit, combining it with a stroll along the Garonne river. Open 12 to18h,... More 

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