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Thematic house à Albi

Maison du Vieil Alby


1 rue de la Croix Blanche
81000 Albi

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The Maison du Vieil Alby is the soul of the Episcopal City, one of the major symbols of the historic center of Albi. An essential souvenir of your holidays in Albi, the photo of the house in Vieil Alby will be a must in your album!

The "Albi Patrimoine" association oversees its future by preserving the memory of this emblematic place. The house of Vieil Alby is one of the most beautiful houses in the historic center. Choose your angle of view carefully, you will have the imposing bell tower of the Sainte-Cécile cathedral in the background.

This house, in brick and half-timbered, has retained the characteristics of the old medieval houses of the old center: half-timbering, corbelling to gain surface area, and an open-air attic "le soleilhou"... It appears at the bend of a discovery circuit , in the heart of a network of narrow streets, with the omnipresent bell tower of the cathedral as a backdrop. 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 de Toulouse-Lautrec. The Berbie Palace houses the collections of this world famous painter. The second floor is a video room and devoted to temporary exhibitions.

Throughout the year, various events take place to the delight of visitors from all over the world: conferences, guided tours, exhibitions...
The association "Albi Patrimoine" runs 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.

Tips and Suggestions :
Partner Albi City pass: reduced rate granted


Opening hours from February 02 to December 16, 2023
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


Pricing Min. Max.
Full price
3 $ -
Reduced price

2 $ -

Free for less than 18 years.



  • Show room
  • Screening Room

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