Prepare my visit

Find all the information you need for a successful visit to the museum!

Opening times

Open from Wednesday to Sunday from 12pm to 6pm
Thursday evenings until 8pm (except during school holidays)

(Closing of the cash registers 30 minutes before closing time)

Morning slots from Wednesday to Friday, from 10am to 12pm, are reserved for school visits.

Annual closures: 25 December, 1 January, 1 May

Library open by appointment only


Priority access

  • to electronic tickets (present yourself directly to the museum officer)
  • Friends of the Abattoirs
  • subscribers
  • for guided tours
  • for school visits and workshops
  • holders of a disability card
  • to people with disabilities
  • people with reduced mobility
  • guests

This access is through the door on the far left.

Go inside and report to the reception desk.

Admission fees

Full rate: 10 €
Reduced rate: 8 € - 6 €
6  on Thurdays during the late opening

Reduced rate 6 €

Reduced rate 5 €

  • Children from 13 to 17 years old
  • Large families
  • Students (valid card)
  • Teachers

Group rate €3

  • School and university groups with guide (free for accompanying adults)

Group rate €2

  • School and university groups (free for accompanying adults)
  • Nursery and early childhood groups (free for accompanying adults)
  • Leisure centre groups (free for accompanying adults)
  • Groups from associations for children in difficulty (free for accompanying adults)

Please make up the balance or pay without contact by credit card

Free of charge

  • 1st Sunday of the month
  • ICOM members
  • Pass Tourisme (more information)
  • Culture professionals (artists, Ministry of Culture, specialist teachers, curators, gallery owners) and tourism professionals (staff of the Toulouse Metropolitan Attractiveness Agency)
  • Art and architecture students
  • Jobseekers
  • RSA and minimum old-age pension recipients
  • Invalids
  • Disabled people and their carers
  • Journalists
  • Children up to the age of 12
  • Guest personalities
  • Members of PinkPong, DCA, Plattform, Air de Midi, LMAC
  • Members of the Association of Associate Curators
  • Members of the Société des amis des Abattoirs
  • Accompanying adults of groups benefiting from the €2 rate

Closing of the cash registers 30 minutes before closing time

Conditions of access :

Bulky objects are not accepted (suitcases, backpacks exceeding 40 cm, scooters, skateboards, etc.)
Priority lifts for people with reduced mobility and families with pushchairs.
Cane and pushchair seats available on request from the reception staff.
We are equipped with a Trottibox. Please note that padlocks are not provided.

Sanitary conditions:
In accordance with the Government's announcements, the presentation of a vaccination pass is no longer necessary from 14 March 2022 to visit the Abattoirs.

Wearing a mask is no longer compulsory. Dispensers of hydro-alcoholic gel are available at the entrance of the establishment.

Close to the city centre, the Abattoirs are quickly accessible by :

  • Metro - Line A - Station Saint-Cyprien-République
  • Bus - Lines 14 and 45 - "Les Abattoirs" stop
  • Bicycle - VélôToulouse stations available next to Les Abattoirs, parking spaces available in front of the building
  • Car - Pay parking available at Place Saint-Cyprien. Parking for people with disabilities is available on the Charles Malpel alley, about 200 meters from the entrance to the Abattoirs.