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Musee Saint-Raymond - Musee des Antiques de Toulouse

1 Ter Place Saint Sernin, 31000, Toulouse, France
+33 5 61 22 31 44
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Well curated Roman collection

Handsome building on the outside. Three floors with different themes. Top floor is artifacts from... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Helen H
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Like stepping into another world....

The museum's materials are exhibited in a medieval setting designed to allow you to walk through... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
155PaulD155
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Asheville, North Carolina
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The museum Saint-Raymond, Musée des Antiques de Toulouse, preserves and enhances an archaeological site that is among the largest in France.Push its doors to discover the Roman town of Tolosa, the sculptures of the villa Chiragan, the remains of a necropolis from late antiquity.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Ter Place Saint Sernin, 31000, Toulouse, France
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Handsome building on the outside. Three floors with different themes. Top floor is artifacts from ancient Toulouse. A floor was dedicated to the finds of a settlement just outside Toulouse called Chirotan where a number of Roman busts were found. In the basement are a...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The museum's materials are exhibited in a medieval setting designed to allow you to walk through gardens, cloister, and halls. The displays of materials are done at a very high level of artistry. The museum is small enough not to be overwhelming for an older...More

Thank 155PaulD155
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This museum has some interesting displays including a fantastic limestone sculpture collection of Hercules' labours. There is also a nice early history and mosaic. But the English translations are pared down from the full French info and in the basement English is missing entirely. I...More

Thank genibre69
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I've been here several times and always enjoy it. There is so much history in this museum with guides in several languages including English. There is a whole floor full of roman relics and so much more. Down in the basement you can walk next...More

Thank TLSE2
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I could have come back here several times! First, wonderful, warm, and caring staff. Next-- I've been to many art and history museums and have seen some incredible centers of classic statues, but this one beat all. The Chiragan villa collection was used to tell...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

First, 2€ entrance fee is crazy although one of the exhibits was closed, we still saw 2 and that took up about an 1.5 hours. The first floor had some artifacts but everything was in French. The second floor with the statues was interesting and...More

Thank TravelsofCorina
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Close to the St Sernin Basilica, this museum has a historical section displaying statues and objects, a floor devoted to coins and busts from Chiragan, an area south of Toulouse, and a basement with Roman and early Christian sarcophagi and funeral monuments from the area....More

1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place has a lot of statues and other traces of Roman and later Toulouse. There is also some history of Toulouse, but it's kind of small. Most of the descriptions are only in French (there is some English), but you can get English audio...More

1  Thank Ken G
Reviewed 27 August 2016

It was a very hot day and we were looking for an indoor activity, something out of the glaring sun. We were just starting our stay in Toulouse and we thought: How about a little history? Musee Saint-Raymond - Musee des Antiques de Toulouse wasn't...More

2  Thank Magicwoods
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Free to visit with a nice shop selling coin replicas and some good books. It had a little garden cafe too. The collection on three floors is well laid out. Mainly marble Roman busts and statues, the skill of the craftsmen who made them is...More

2  Thank Dieithryn
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