The Maison du Vieil Alby is the soul of the Episcopal City, one of the major symbols of the historic center of Albi. The “Albi Patrimoine” association takes care to preserve the memory of this emblematic place.

Unmissable photo spot

Must-haves souvenir of your holidays in Albi, the picture of the Old Alby house will take place in your album! It is one of the most beautiful houses in the historical Center. Choose your angle of view carefully, you will capture the imposing bell tower of Sainte-Cécile Cathedral background.

A typical medieval house

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Albi the Maison du Vieil Alby, typical facade of brick and half-timbering, soleilhou, in the heart of the historic center of Vieil Alby

This house, in bricks and half-timbered kept the characteristics of old medieval houses du old center : half-timbering, corbelling to gain surface area, and an open-air attic “the sun”… It appears at the bend of a Discovery tour, in the heart of a network of narrow streets, with the omnipresent bell tower of the cathedral in the background. The ground floor is reminiscent of old stalls and a staircase leads upstairs to discover a permanent exhibition on the youth of the Albigensian painter, Henri from Toulouse-Lautrec. Le Berbie Palace houses the collections of this world famous painter.

The second floor is a video room and dedicated to temporary exhibitions.

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Albi heritage or history info point

Throughout the year, various events follow one another to the delight of visitors from all over the world: conferences, guided tours, exhibitions…
The “Albi Heritage” association” there animates an info-history point open to the public. This place has retained its charm despite major restoration in 1971. The district born in the XNUMXth century owes its preservation to hard work. “Association for the Safeguarding of Old Alby” which saved it from an announced destruction.

On video


Open. Closes at 17:00 p.m.
1 rue de la Croix Blanche
81000 Albi
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Opening hours from February 01 to December 31, 2024
Monday Open from 14 a.m. to 17 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 14 a.m. to 17 p.m.
Wednesday Open from 14 a.m. to 17 p.m.
Thursday Open from 14 a.m. to 17 p.m.
Friday Open from 14 a.m. to 17 p.m.
Saturday Open from 14 a.m. to 17 p.m.
*17:30 p.m. from April to September
Prices Min. Max.
Full price
3 € -
Reduced price

2 € -

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