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Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi

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#1 of 377 in Museums in Occitanie
Must see · Art Museum · History Museum
At Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, view the massive collection of works by renowned painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Upon arrival, you'll realize you've entered one of the largest contemporary museums in the world. Housed in the imposing medieval Palais de la Berbie, it also displays a vast collection of modern art, archaeological discoveries, archives, and a gallery dedicated to this Episcopal city. Not only does it boast an impressive chronological exhibition of Toulouse-Lautrec's lithographs, but it also features his famous paintings of brothels and prostitutes alongside his advertisements for cabarets and bicycles. Plan to see Musee Toulouse-Lautrec and other attractions that appeal to you using our Albi tour builder website.
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  • Too bad it is overheated, the visit could have been more agreeable but the works are beautiful and so is the building. Though Toulouse-Lautrec is better known for his posters done in Paris, there are....  more »
  • I am very sorry to say that we were disappointed in this museum. We love art museums and this was to be one of two highlights of our trip to Albi. Frankly, we found very little of Toulouse-Lautrec's.....  more »
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  • Outstanding collection of his works and explanation of his development
  • Very interesting and far more comprehensive than I'd anticipated. Startling how beautiful his early landscapes, portraits and animal interpretations (especially of horses) are. The museum - set in Albi's Bishop's Palace - is a marvellous setting, hovering over the river Tarn far below.

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