Georges Labit Museum

Toulouse, France

The Georges Labit Museum (founded in 1893) is dedicated to artifacts from the Far-Eastern and Egyptian civilizations. The museum was founded by Georges Labit (1862–1899), a passionate amateur who travelled the world in search of ancient art and artifacts. It is housed in a moorish villa erected by Toulousian architect Jules Calbayrac. The complex also contains an exotic garden, a specialist library, and a screening room.

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Founded: 1893
Category: Museums in France

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JJ Vogel (6 months ago)
Not very extensive. We visited other museums in Europe with more extensive exposure to the theme. If it is your first time a good taste.
Christophe Rocchini (7 months ago)
Rather small but full of interesting artifacts and curiosities, including an actual mummy. And the staff is very passionate and friendly.
mischa korthagen (7 months ago)
Information is only in french, and even that's pretty limited. Entry is cheap and free for students, and the (downstairs) egyptian collection is a bit more elaborate. All in all a nice small museum to cool down on a hot day, but not something to base a daytrip around.
Craig Maclean (8 months ago)
Two main rooms. Lovely collection, however, is quite small.
Alice Greenwich (9 months ago)
Beautiful pieces but sadly they offer like no extra information on what your actually looking at, which would have been nice but still worth a visit considering the entrance fee is only 5 bucks.
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