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Musee Departemental de la Resistance et de la Deportation

Closed Now: 09:00 - 12:00, 13:30 - 17:30
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A sobering place to visit, some of the photo exhibits would not be suitable for the sensitive or young.

Anyone with an interest in the Resistance movement of World War Two in France should take an hour... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Albufeira, Portugal
Great history museum

The museum offers a great collection of items from WWII. Info boards telling the local story from... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Rodrigo J
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52 allee des Demoiselles, 31400, Toulouse, France
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Anyone with an interest in the Resistance movement of World War Two in France should take an hour or two to visit this free museum. Although the exhibits are mostly labelled only in French, a translation booklet is available. There is are displays of just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cubsur
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The museum offers a great collection of items from WWII. Info boards telling the local story from the war are also available. An English guide is available at the reception at no cost.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Rodrigo J
Reviewed 9 August 2017

No information in English. Generally few things to see. I have seen many significantly better exhibitions about resistance movements in other countries.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jacob W
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Not often do you see a museum that looks at things from firstly a Vichy controlled tnen occupied territory perspective. This one is a must-see. It gives the history of the arrest and deportation of Jews, spies, Resistance members etc as well as the stories...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank bfltd0
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This little museum has a wealth of fascinating stories, with the local heros placed in the national and international context of the time. The staff are enthusiastic and friendly, and since it's run by the local government, entrance is free. WARNING: some of the photographs...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kate F
Reviewed 28 January 2017

A lost of information about deportation and not so much about the resistance. We were given an explanatory leaflet in English which helped us to put things into perspective. However our visit was spolit by a group of teenage schoolchildren, who had no respect for...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Minkymonkey
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a little gem of a museum on the resistance during WWII especially around Toulouse. Lots of cases/items with comments in French, with no translation, but you still can understand a lot. They do have a general handout in English, but it doesn't explain...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank M8228FMelizabethc
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is an underground passage through the story of French resistance fighters in WW2. All commentaries are in French, no translations, but worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Barry G
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I think this is a great museum. It's very informative and tells the story of the occupation and deportation of people and also informs of the resistance movement. A lot to take in so give your self some time. English speakers ask for the notes...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Parisian1950s
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The previous four reviews explain a lot about this museum that there's not a lot for me to add. I did have difficulty finding it, partly because it was just off the map provided by the Tourism Office and Alles des Demoiselles heads off at...More

Date of experience: October 2015
5  Thank Irene G
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