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Address: 76 Allees Charles de Fitte, 31300, Toulouse, France
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You do tend to wonder what type of experience you will have when you are aware of a building's past! Nevertheless, we had a very special experience whilst visiting Les Abattoirs... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
MRB01
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You do tend to wonder what type of experience you will have when you are aware of a building's past! Nevertheless, we had a very special experience whilst visiting Les Abattoirs. The building is perfect for hosting a whole range of modern art exhibits. Although not all the contemporary work on display was to our taste each provided us with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of the objects that must be visited. museums showcasing contemporary art from renowned artists. there is a bar and restaurant at the back of the building and a souvenir shop

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Lovely building by the river but current collections on geometric elements in photography, architecture and installations were less interesting for me, personally. Again it's modern art - it doesn't always make sense to us...A few lively video projections.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The building is interesting and well restored. Collection inside is mediocre if you ask me.. Take time to have a look at the river Garonne at the steps in park behind the museum.

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Plus we got a senior discount! Only 7 Euros. It has several changing contemporary exhibitions plus at the moment, a ginormous Picasso theatre backdrop painting.

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Thank C R
Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

I was disappointed. The building (Les Abattoirs de Toulouse) i is not extraordinary, the Tàpies exhibition had a medium quality and the entrance ticket was quite expensive (7 euros).

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Toulouse, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is Toulouse's dedicated contemporary art space. They have an impressive Picasso theatre curtain and some innovative exhibitions, but I feel Les Abattoirs isn't imposing itself the way it should. Worth a visit, though.

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Arendonk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

It was a beautiful building in the typical rose brick of the region. The selection of art is good but certainly not exceptional. There was one enormous stage painting by Picasso painted in Toulouse and afterwards donated to the city by the artist.

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Thank 622jan
Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Les Abattoirs is the modern art museum of Toulouse. The building is interesting and a good showcase for the permanent collection. They have a number of interesting visiting exhibits. Additionally, they have a lovely cafe that is perfect for a coffee or a light lunch. Next door is a nice park with an interesting carousel situated on the banks of... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

This place was busting at the seams the first Sunday of the Month as there was not entrance fee. The building is very handsomely remodeled from slaughterhouse to museum. That being said, once you were inside, it was hard to get out again if on the lower level. Not being a modern art fan, I question the value of much... More 

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