In the former convent of Augustin, Musee des Augustins features a rare collection of Roman sculptures and local masterpieces from the 19th century and the Gothic era. A newer wing built at the end of the 19th century by architect Viollet-Le-Duc and his pupil, Darcy, features a monumental staircase and large rooms filled with natural sunlight. The collections total over 4,000 pieces of religious art and works by Old Masters. Art workshops are available for adults and children alike; advanced reservations are recommended. Download audio guides in English from the website to enjoy while visiting the museum. Make Musee des Augustins a part of your Toulouse vacation plans using our Toulouse online trip itinerary planner.
Musee des Augustins reviews
The red terracotta Toulouse Museum of Art (Musée des Augustine) building was originally built in the 13th century as an Augustinian monastery. In 1793 during the French revolution it was confiscated..... more »
We had travelled from Carcassonne to Toulouse by train on a cold rainy day and the train was one hour and thirty minutes late! We were therefore deeply disappointed to find the museum closed for... more »
Great architecture, lovely garden, nice artwork, and to one exception, staff was nice. Affordable but be advised, it is not toddler-friendly and not disabled-friendly. Audio guide is recommended if you're not fluent in French.
Really beautiful and informative. It was more than I expected. Just as recommendation the information related to the audiogide and orientation paper was a bit disorganized and it took me time looking to which artworks they were talking about. Besides that, excellent museum
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