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Musee Georges Labit

17 rue du Japon, 31400, Toulouse, France
+33 5 61 53 48 25
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Cutie Museum of Asian and Egyptian culture/history

Nice house of Moorish style in a quiet garden, where you can appreciate the treasures brought by Mr... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
MiguelV76
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Toulouse, France
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I like museums, I like mysteries and I like mummies! Hier you can find all the three. But one thing... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Vania M
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Berlin, Germany
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21 Mar 2017
“Cutie Museum of Asian and Egyptian culture/history”
7 Oct 2016
“"Quiet, great and interesting, but some English is needed"”
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17 rue du Japon, 31400, Toulouse, France
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Nice house of Moorish style in a quiet garden, where you can appreciate the treasures brought by Mr Labit after his travels in the 19th century.

Thank MiguelV76
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I like museums, I like mysteries and I like mummies! Hier you can find all the three. But one thing was not nice at this museum. Not turist friendly. Everthing is written only in French. Anyway for me it was worth it the visit. The...More

4  Thank Vania M
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We gave our 12 and 14 year old children the task of finding sights in Toulouse and this is one of their choices. My 14 year old daughter just loved this museum. It had amazing and extremely interesting artefacts and even an actual mummy with...More

1  Thank Magda S
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Nothing can prepare to this step on to another continent ! Considerng the size of the city, the collection is unique ! Open all the drawers on the base floor, these Japanese drawings are unique and though most seem familiar, others might sketch out a...More

1  Thank Aurelie C
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

An interesting array of artefacts in a small and unassuming building outside of the centre of Toulouse. The Asian part of the ground floor was the best exhibit with some interesting pieces however my reason for the lower mark is because there were no descriptions...More

2  Thank David_Seymour1990
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Small but packed full of interesting artifacts from the Far East and Egypt (good mummy and video with English subtitles). All the descriptions are in French with no English translation- this is a problem with most museums in Toulouse. Good for an hour or so's...More

Thank KayBristol
Reviewed 6 March 2016

This museum is rather fascinating, though I'd recommend you read an account of George Labit's life before you go. I'll say no more, but it'll make the visit that much more worthwhile.

1  Thank MilesCF
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This lovely compact Moorish building has two floors housing the private collection of a Victorian Touloussain (who appears to have died or been killed in some mysterious way). Georges Labit did a lot of traveling in India, China, Japan, Thailand and Egypt to buy items...More

1  Thank Heather G
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Took us a while to find it, the house is most unique in it's architecture, but even more unique is this collection of Egyptian and middle eastern arts and artifacts that are very ancient. A small entry fee, but well worth the price for this...More

Thank Ginna W
Reviewed 18 August 2015

A great little museum. Lots of excellent little exhibits if you are into this sort of art. What really stood out was it did seem amazingly over-manned though - I guess that's France today.

Thank CityBill
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