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Musee Laperouse

41 rue Porta | Square Botany Bay, 81000, Albi, France
05 63 46 01 8701
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Beautiful not to small not to big, with amazing paintings and the building is so worth it to see it... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
Plenty of interest for an Australian

I was a bit surprised to see a museum to Laperouse in an inland city in France, but when I... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Anthony S
Brisbane, Australia
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41 rue Porta | Square Botany Bay, 81000, Albi, France
05 63 46 01 8701
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Beautiful not to small not to big, with amazing paintings and the building is so worth it to see it too.

Thank Adventure1212
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I was a bit surprised to see a museum to Laperouse in an inland city in France, but when I discovered he was born in Albi, I made the effort to visit. There are very many mementos of his life and especially his trip to...More

2  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is a small museum dedicated to the exploration of the Pacific by French navigators and particular the Comte de Laperouse. The information is well presented, but it was the enthusiasm and helpfulness of the staff that led to me giving a five star rating...More

Thank 123Richmond
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Slightly out of the way but worth a visit. English history concentrates on Cook and his travels but other nationalities were busy exploring. Here is a chance to find other explorers.

1  Thank Sallepenche
Reviewed 30 August 2015

A very friendly and interesting Museum about the expeditions of Jean François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse who arrived off Botany Bay in 1788.

1  Thank Wakacje184
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

If you have the time to spare, a walk across the bridge, (Stopping for great photos of the cathedral), will take you to this worthwhile and interesting Museum. Very helpful staff and multilingual video displays tell the story of this little known ( to the...More

1  Thank Snowlizardkevin
Reviewed 14 June 2015

This museum is really well thought out, I knew very little of Laperouse on entering but came out very well informed! I only visited it as my husband was keen, but was really surprised at how interesting it is! I would highly recommend visiting it....More

1  Thank Bruno081
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Little did we know of this seafaring french son of Albi.This museum with a very friendly and helpful staff offers a beautiful story of the time and adventures of Commander Laperouse and the search for the truth behind the violent end of the life of...More

Thank tanad2015
Reviewed 2 October 2014

A lovely boutique museum with helpful and knowledgeable staff...good displays informative and most interesting...as Australians a little more English would be helpful...

Thank ozglobetrotter2014
Reviewed 28 September 2013

When the staff at this museum found out that we were from Sydney and lived near Botany Bay they were quite excited and made us feel so welcome and special as we told them about the suburb of La Perouse named after this great French...More

Thank Sue P
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