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Musee Georges Labit

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Address: 17 rue du Japon, 31400, Toulouse, France
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Cute little museum!

A little bit out of town, but only 15-20 minutes cycle if you take the Velo Toulouse. There was lots of interesting information and it makes a change from the usual Toulouse... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
Zoe T
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London
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

A little bit out of town, but only 15-20 minutes cycle if you take the Velo Toulouse. There was lots of interesting information and it makes a change from the usual Toulouse artefacts :)

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Paris, France
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2015

A marvellous little oriental palace in the middle of a garden, showcasing the modest but very beautiful private collection of its owner. A must see only if you have time when visiting Toulouse. Though not a priority.

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Thank ethanreeves
Toulouse, France
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Small museum set in an adorable arabic architechture building. Very nices pieces to discover and extremely interesting conferences.

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Kirkland, Washington
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255 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Tucked away....very interesting...Asia meets France Jus the right size to absorb the art and history

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Thank lajolla1
Godstone, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Unlike a lot of larger museums, this one has a select number of artefacts but the quality shines through. With exhibits from Egypt, India, Cambodia, Thailand, Japan, China and Mongolia, the collector obviously had taste and plenty of spare cash. Now well displayed within a lovely Moorish inspired building, we enjoyed free entry on the first Sunday of the month... More 

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Thank Ivymillphil
Toulouse, France
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107 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 January 2015

in a very beautiful site, an interesting building and garden as well as a historical asian exhibit, for children as well.

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Naples, Florida
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806 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Fabulous art beautifully displayed. It's in a great building too. We do have to agree with others about the overly attentive guards. There were more of them than visitors just after opening time on the day we were there.

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Thank cordyroy
Crediton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014

The Musee Georges Labit stands in its own gardens and offers a specialist collection of Eastern and Oriental Art, including Chinese, Indian and Japanese art, and art from other south-east Asian countries, including Cambodia. The museum is housed in a villa designed in a Moorish style and was founded in 1893. The exterior of the building is exotic in the... More 

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1 Thank Hywel J
France
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219 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2012

The museum is south of the main city centre, close to the Canal du Midi and a ten to fifteen minute walk from the war memorial arch. Set in its own garden, this museum holds a wonderful collection of Asian and Egyptian art and artefacts. Although not a large museum, the standard / quality of the exhibitions is excellent; surprisingly... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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78 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Small museum packed with Asian and Eqyptian art and artifacts that should be in a bigger museum somewhere due to their quality. Really enjoyed my visit, although the workers (volunteers?) there were a bit pushy in watching the guests-walking right beside me at times as if I was on some most wanted list rather than just a tourist! Amazing collection... More 

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