Musée Départemental de la Résistance et de la Déportation, Toulouse

Musée Départemental de la Résistance et de la Déportation, Toulouse

Editor's note: It is closed for renovation until february 2020.

Musée Départemental de la Résistance et de la Déportation was inaugurated in 1994 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation of Toulouse. Its mission is to show the lives of Toulouse citizens from the end of World War I until the Vichy dictatorship. The second floor houses permanent collections, while the first floor is dedicated to temporary exhibits. The museum also has a documentation center, a large collection of archives and an auditorium.

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Sight Name: Musée Départemental de la Résistance et de la Déportation
Sight Location: Toulouse, France
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Architectural Jewels of Toulouse

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
Cultural Venues

Cultural Venues

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
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Travel Distance: 4.6 Km or 2.9 Miles
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Travel Distance: 5.7 Km or 3.5 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles

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