We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Musee Departemental de la Resistance et de la Deportation

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 52 allee des Demoiselles, 31400, Toulouse, France
Phone Number:
+33 5 61 14 80 40
Website
Today
09:00 - 12:00
13:30 - 17:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 12:00
13:30 - 17:30

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 60 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
A Story to Be Remembered

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 November 2016
Elizabeth C

Similar Things to Do in Toulouse

Add Photo Write a Review

60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 24: English reviews
London
Level Contributor
199 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 their history

Helpful?
1 Thank Minkymonkey
Level Contributor
86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 the cases. Another room shows relics from the deportation camps and the badges that different... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Elizabeth C
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

Helpful?
1 Thank Barry G
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
151 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 in English. Well worth the time taken to see it.

Helpful?
2 Thank Parisian1950s
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
43 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 a funny angle after the roundabout adjacent to the Jardin des Plantes. And no. 52... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank Irene G
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
57 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

It is unfortunately true that if you don't read French this little museum will be difficult to understand. I say this as a person who speaks French and who doesn't find the lack of English at all surprising or worthy of criticism. When was the last time you saw signs in French or even Spanish at American or UK attractions?... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank Heather G
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

This was really interesting and informative the only thing most of the information was in French unfortunately cannot read French!

Helpful?
1 Thank Hazel B
Worcester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
120 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

This museum is about 20 minutes walk from central Toulouse and details the story of resistance to the Nazis in and around Toulouse in WW2. The friendly staff will introduce you to the museum layout and will provide an English summary booklet describing the main exhibits, which are on the second floor. Some 30 separate display cabinets describe the story... More 

Helpful?
8 Thank WorcesterLinda
Proserpine, Australia
Level Contributor
338 reviews
197 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

Very interesting visit to this museum. Everything was in French, but if you ask at the entry, you will be given a handout in English. Have been teaching our children (10 and 12) about the French Resistance and this was very useful. It is free, and remember it does close for a 90 minute lunch break so plan your visit... More 

Helpful?
6 Thank blaintm
Nonthaburi, Thailand
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

This museum isn't big like the museums in the same theme in other cities. They got 2 stories with a permanent exhibition and temporary one. Main story for this museum is about the Resistants in the region. I find that's really interesting and in free for visiting.

Helpful?
2 Thank Faang K

Travellers who viewed Musee Departemental de la Resistance et de la Deportation also viewed

Toulouse, Haute-Garonne
Toulouse, Haute-Garonne
 
Toulouse, Haute-Garonne
Toulouse, Haute-Garonne
 

Been to Musee Departemental de la Resistance et de la Deportation? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Musee Departemental de la Resistance et de la Deportation staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?