Muséum d'histoire naturelle de La Rochelle, La Rochelle

(4.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Muséum d'histoire naturelle de La Rochelle was established almost two centuries ago. The museum displays nearly 10,000 artifacts from ethnographers and naturalists. Spreading over 2,300 sq m (24,757 sq ft), the museum integrates modern interactive features into its exhibits. Popular collections include the 19th-century zoology gallery and the curiosity cabinet of naturalist Clement Lafaille. Put Muséum d'histoire naturelle de La Rochelle into our La Rochelle trip builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The natural history museum is just beautiful! We're done with teenagers and they loved it. The visit can be done either with family or in a group with a guide. The animals are very well preserved and exceptional beauty.
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  • impressive collection of African art and stuffed animals the temporary exhibition on the theme "find it monstrous?" was very interesting and fun for children. Ls Gardens must be pretty but at the exit of the thing not big winter to see
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  • Very nice Museum on 5 floors. A lot of birds and of naturalized animals from around the world. You can also see ritual objects, the religious practices of the various African peoples, American or Pacific. Very well presented. Go there you will be surprised by the quality and quantity. And finally, you can visit the Botanical Garden. Superb...
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  • We visited the museum 2 years ago while there was a taxidermy exposition going on. Mind blowing! They managed to put together an amazing collection.The park behind the museum was nice as well.
  • it was great free money should try it out if looking for an intersting place
  • The visit of the Museum of natural history of la Rochelle is really worth a visit. The collections are varied and well worth. In addition, the entrance to the Museum is free the first Sunday of the month (excluding summer). Leaving the Museum it is absolutely necessary to stroll through the Botanical Garden, it is beautiful (there is even a playground for children).
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  • Very nice Museum. Rich. Interesting. Nice staff
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  • Very nice collection of animals is amazing. My daughter liked it very much
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