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Musee Departemental de la Resistance et de la Deportation

52 allee des Demoiselles, 31400, Toulouse, France
+33 5 61 14 80 40
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Fascinating stories deserving a wider audience

This little museum has a wealth of fascinating stories, with the local heros placed in the national... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Kate F
Toulouse, France
Interesting in Parts

A lost of information about deportation and not so much about the resistance. We were given an... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
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52 allee des Demoiselles, 31400, Toulouse, France
+33 5 61 14 80 40

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

This little museum has a wealth of fascinating stories, with the local heros placed in the national and international context of the time. The staff are enthusiastic and friendly, and since it's run by the local government, entrance is free. WARNING: some of the photographs...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 28 January 2017

A lost of information about deportation and not so much about the resistance. We were given an explanatory leaflet in English which helped us to put things into perspective. However our visit was spolit by a group of teenage schoolchildren, who had no respect for...More

1  Thank Minkymonkey
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a little gem of a museum on the resistance during WWII especially around Toulouse. Lots of cases/items with comments in French, with no translation, but you still can understand a lot. They do have a general handout in English, but it doesn't explain...More

1  Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is an underground passage through the story of French resistance fighters in WW2. All commentaries are in French, no translations, but worth a visit.

1  Thank Barry G
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I think this is a great museum. It's very informative and tells the story of the occupation and deportation of people and also informs of the resistance movement. A lot to take in so give your self some time. English speakers ask for the notes...More

2  Thank Parisian1950s
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The previous four reviews explain a lot about this museum that there's not a lot for me to add. I did have difficulty finding it, partly because it was just off the map provided by the Tourism Office and Alles des Demoiselles heads off at...More

5  Thank Irene G
Reviewed 7 October 2015

It is unfortunately true that if you don't read French this little museum will be difficult to understand. I say this as a person who speaks French and who doesn't find the lack of English at all surprising or worthy of criticism. When was the...More

6  Thank Heather G
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This was really interesting and informative the only thing most of the information was in French unfortunately cannot read French!

1  Thank Hazel B
Reviewed 22 May 2015

This museum is about 20 minutes walk from central Toulouse and details the story of resistance to the Nazis in and around Toulouse in WW2. The friendly staff will introduce you to the museum layout and will provide an English summary booklet describing the main...More

8  Thank WorcesterLinda
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Very interesting visit to this museum. Everything was in French, but if you ask at the entry, you will be given a handout in English. Have been teaching our children (10 and 12) about the French Resistance and this was very useful. It is free,...More

6  Thank blaintm
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