Musée des Augustins


The Musée des Augustins (or Musée des Beaux-arts) is located in the old town of Toulouse in a remarkable monastery of the XIVth century. Created in 1793 during the French Revolution, the Musée des Augustins is the oldest museum of Toulouse and in France after the Muséum Central in Paris. The Musée des Beaux-arts of Toulouse is located in the convent of the Augustins in southern Gothic style.

The monastery of the Augustins consists of a cloister which hosts a medieval garden, a church and salons of the XIXth century. The Musée des Augustins houses nealy 4 000 works of art including some from the Church of the Récollets in TOulouse and national collections, which came to complete a collection as varied as presitigious.

The museum houses a collection of primitive paintings of southern primitives, Italian, Dutch and Flemish paintings, sculptures dating back the eraly Middle Ages to the XXth century and a unique collection in the world of Roman Sculptures. Many varied activities are offered in addition to visitors such as lectures and guided tours related to art history, interviews with restorers, organ concerts, storytelling and workshops.


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