Micropolis la cite des insectes, Saint-Leons

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Science Museum · Specialty Museum
Learn all there is to know about insects at Micropolis la cite des insectes. This recreational park is a fun, educational faciltiy with 15 interior spaces that reconstruct the natural habitats of insects. Exhibit themes include metamorphosis and conservation. Enjoy a picnic at the tables outside or eat at the on-site restaurant, which features a full-service menu. You can take a tour, given in English and French. Make reservations in advance, as spots fill quickly. To visit Micropolis la cite des insectes and get the most from your holiday in Saint-Leons, create itinerary details personal to you using our Saint-Leons day trip planner.
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  • The outside area is for smaller children and doesn't have much to offer for adults or children above age 7. But on the inside it is interesting and educational. There could be more living species to....  more »
  • A real treat ...well thought out with lots to see and do to fill up a whole day (especially if you have a fair drive to get there..). Highlights include special age-appropriate 'guided visits...  more »
  • We went with kids and in-laws and everyone was entertained. Activities both inside and out. We took a pic nic and had a full day here. Such an original day out and perfect fun for all the family.  more »
  • Very interesting, decent English translations, reasonable restaurant and a good outside picnic area.
  • Cool designs and insects/sculptures too see
  • It's good for the children My son is two years old and was very happy. People are friendly at the restaurant, reception and cleaning. We couldn't do the outdoor visit because it was too hot, maybe next time.
  • Very interactive good visit for budding entomologists ours aged 11 enjoyed it!
  • We've been here two years running, and our children love it. The termites are fantastic! Just two issues this year tho' - dog poo in the kids play area, and several of the outdoor mechanical insects not working. Maybe they need more staff to monitor the outside areas?

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