Museums Tarn

Musee Toulouse-Lautrec
Museum dedicated to the art of Toulouse-Lautrec but also works of modern art by his friends and contemporaries. See website for opening times. Located at the Palais de la Berbie in Albi (81).
Maison du Vieil Alby
Authentic medieval house, with half timberwork and original bricks. One of the oldest houses in Albi. Open all year.
Musee de Cire
18 scenes telling the history of Albi, featuring famous local people and ancient crafts and industries. Closed January and February.
TMG - Train Miniature Gaillacois
Model railway with a kilometre of tracks. Run by former SNCF staff with an eye for detail. Open 14:00-18:00 (everyday July and August, Saturdays April to September and Sundays and holidays all year). At 3283, chemin de Toulze in Gaillac (81).
Natural History Museum - Gaillac
Exhibits up to 1911 include birds, reptiles, minerals and fossils. Open 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-18:00 Wednesday to Monday (Easter to October); Friday to Sunday (November to Easter). At place Philadelphe Thomas in Gaillac (81).
Musee Cagnac les Mines
Coal mining in the Tarn - The Museum sheds light on the history of seven centuries of coal mining. Also visit 350 metres of restored mining tunnels. Guided Tours in English - Open February - December. In Cagnac les Mines 81130 (81).
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Gaillac
Set in the heart of an Italian garden, this museum restored in 1995 houses portraits and landscape paintings of the X1X and XX centuries. Winter hours: Fri., Sat., Sun 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-18:00 Summer: Everyday 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-18:00
Musee du Saut-du-Tarn
The factory was built in 1824 and housed the first hydro-electric station. Museum tells the story of the beginnings of electricity and the production of steel and tool making. Closed 16 November to 28 February and 1 November. In Saint-Juery, Tarn (81).
Goya Museum
Museum covering Spanish artists from the Middle Ages up to Picasso, including Goya. Open 09:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00; Closed on Monday except July and August. July and August open 10:00-20:00. At the Hotel de Ville in Castres (81).

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