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Fashion museum

17 rue de la Souque, 81000, Albi, France
+33 5 63 43 15 90
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A Gem Worth Visiting

The proprietor's mother must have inspired her son to create this place.... it's small and special... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JPDeA-43
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Paulhan, France
A necessary step for fashion lovers and not

I discovered this museum accidentally, looking something in the tourism office. I falled in love... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Francesca S
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Genova, Liguria, Italy
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17 rue de la Souque, 81000, Albi, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The proprietor's mother must have inspired her son to create this place.... it's small and special and worth your time.

1  Thank JPDeA-43
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I discovered this museum accidentally, looking something in the tourism office. I falled in love! The owner of thi private museum is kind, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and careful to exhibit the collection by different theme every year! The catalogues are not expensive and very accurate with...More

3  Thank Francesca S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is a real hidden gem in Albi, just round the corner from the covered market. It's in a beautifully restored building and each year houses a small portion of the owners vast collection of vintage clothes and accessories, according to that years theme. I'm...More

1  Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

this small, but intensely delightful, museum is a jewel. we loved every minute. the exhibits are beautifully mounted and exquisite. if you are in any way interested in clothes you will love it.

3  Thank Betsey P
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Ce lieu exceptionnel recèle des trésors nationaux. Le collectionneur passionné qui l'a ouvert installe une exposition par saison, on a le plaisir de revenir à chaque fois. Prenez la visite guidée, il faut le rencontrer !! Super boutique associée, vous pouvez acheter le catalogue notamment....More

1  Thank Letruel
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Loved walking through this collection of designs from the early 1800's up to the 1960's. The theme was flowers. I was particularly interested in the stitching and designs of the pieces. They were displayed so well along with shoes, hairclips, handbags.

2  Thank Mackatwo
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

So glad I followed other reviews from TripAdvisor and tried this little museum. Very friendly and helpful owner, with a display that obviously was given much thought in its curation. The catalogue is a beautifully presented momento too. I'm looking forward to returning for next...More

1  Thank happyclarry
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The owner of the museum has a very large collection of clothing items dating back 300 years. Every year, they chose a them (in 2016 it was "Flowers". Terrific display of dresses, hats, shoes, gloves, vests, coats. I would have enjoyed a handout to carry...More

Thank AnnLokey
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This year's collection was called "Black and White" and the clothes, shoes and accessories were in black and white. There was some beautiful rich lace on some of the items. Everything was displayed accompanied by captions from French literature - a delight for those who...More

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Follow the owners passion for beautiful clothing through the ages. Well displayed collection focussing on velvet this year. Great gift shop next door for those inclined.

1  Thank Lawrence521
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