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Musee Saint-Raymond - Musee des Antiques de Toulouse

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Address: 1 Ter Place Saint Sernin, 31000, Toulouse, France
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The museum Saint-Raymond, Musée des Antiques de Toulouse, preserves and...

The museum Saint-Raymond, Musée des Antiques de Toulouse, preserves and enhances an archaeological site that is among the largest in France.Push its doors to discover the Roman town of Tolosa, the sculptures of the villa Chiragan, the remains of a necropolis from late antiquity.

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Great museum, full of history.

I've been here several times and always enjoy it. There is so much history in this museum with guides in several languages including English. There is a whole floor full of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 February 2017
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Toulouse, France

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum has some interesting displays including a fantastic limestone sculpture collection of Hercules' labours. There is also a nice early history and mosaic. But the English translations are pared down from the full French info and in the basement English is missing entirely. I wouldn't have been fully happy had I had to pay.

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Toulouse, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

I've been here several times and always enjoy it. There is so much history in this museum with guides in several languages including English. There is a whole floor full of roman relics and so much more. Down in the basement you can walk next to the original Toulouse roman wall. Definitely worth a visit. Very friendly staff too.

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St Neots, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I could have come back here several times! First, wonderful, warm, and caring staff. Next-- I've been to many art and history museums and have seen some incredible centers of classic statues, but this one beat all. The Chiragan villa collection was used to tell a story and my wife and I were captivated. Yes, as noted by other reviewers,... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

First, 2€ entrance fee is crazy although one of the exhibits was closed, we still saw 2 and that took up about an 1.5 hours. The first floor had some artifacts but everything was in French. The second floor with the statues was interesting and most of the descriptions were in French, Spanish and English. Great museum for the price... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Close to the St Sernin Basilica, this museum has a historical section displaying statues and objects, a floor devoted to coins and busts from Chiragan, an area south of Toulouse, and a basement with Roman and early Christian sarcophagi and funeral monuments from the area. The top floor and basement are most accessible if you read French; the Chiragan exhibition... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place has a lot of statues and other traces of Roman and later Toulouse. There is also some history of Toulouse, but it's kind of small. Most of the descriptions are only in French (there is some English), but you can get English audio guides. If you're really into antiquities you might spend longer, but it's essentially three floors... More 

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Roxbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

It was a very hot day and we were looking for an indoor activity, something out of the glaring sun. We were just starting our stay in Toulouse and we thought: How about a little history? Musee Saint-Raymond - Musee des Antiques de Toulouse wasn't hard to find, a short jaunt from the city center. It's cool interior was just... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Free to visit with a nice shop selling coin replicas and some good books. It had a little garden cafe too. The collection on three floors is well laid out. Mainly marble Roman busts and statues, the skill of the craftsmen who made them is incredible. There are some interesting Gaulish pieces also, but the Gaulish history is not given... More 

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Austin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

It is hard to believe that this area was settled by Romans. Even harder to believe is how much of their stuff was left behind. The main problem here is the little to none of the information cards are also in English. Luckily, my husband knows a lot about Roman history so that was helpful for us.

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Sorrento, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

The building itself is stunning, Renaissance architecture, restored recently. But pass the entrance, and the most fascinating collection of statues, bas-reliefs, busts of emperors, gods & goddesses & heroes of antiquity awaits the visitor. The only place, I think, where most of the descendants of Emperor Octavian-Augustus, can be found. A superb "family" gallery of busts, exhibiting the gradual decadence... More 

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