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Les Abattoirs Museum
Les Abattoirs Museum

Les Abattoirs Museum

Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
76 Allée Charles de Fitte, Toulouse, 31300

The basics

One of the top contemporary art showcases in the Midi-Pyrénées region, Les Abattoirs opened in the year 2000 after the city’s former municipal slaughterhouses were renovated to create a huge exhibition space. Visitors will find the Modern Capital collection here, which centers on the World War II and post-war periods. More than just a museum, Les Abattoirs functions as a lively local Arts Center and hosts regular concerts, talks, and other events.

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Things to know before you go

  • Entry to the museum is by paid ticket; get free entry with a Toulouse Pass Tourisme.
  • The museum hosts a late night opening every Thursday until 8pm.
  • Suitcases and other large luggage items are not permitted.
  • The museum is wheelchair accessible.
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How to get there

Les Abattoirs Museum is located on the right bank of the River Garonne near the Pont des Catalans bridge. Get easy access to the museum along with other key points in the city with a hop-on-hop-off bus tour. Alternatively you can reach the museum by bike or metro – the closest metro stop is St-Cyprien – République

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When to get there

Les Abattoirs Museum is open to the public Wednesday to Sunday, except for select public holidays when it is closed. The museum is very spacious and airy, which makes it a good choice on particularly hot days.

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Musée des Augustins

Enjoy a full day of artistic inspiration by following up a trip to Les Abattoirs with a visit to the Musée des Augustins.The collection covers paintings from the 15th century to the present day, plus a fascinating range of Gothic, Romanesque, and Renaissance sculptures – many taken from buildings that once stood in Toulouse.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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