Musee Departmental Alexandre-Franconie, Cayenne

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Dedicate to preserving the cultural heritage of French Guiana, Musee Departmental Alexandre-Franconie exhibits local history, animal life, and archaeological remains. Inaugurated in 1901, this museum is one of the oldest cultural institutions in Guiana. A stuffed black alligator greets you at the entrance into the first room, dedicated to vertebrate animals. Go to the history room to find a model depicting Cayenne in 1789. Plan to see Musee Departmental Alexandre-Franconie and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cayenne holiday app .
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  • Beautiful Museum in a beautiful creole House that allows to discover the Guyanese fauna and the different elements that make up the history of this Department.
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  • Don't change anything in this Museum in its juice (it keeps rare specimen in formalin jars) if it isn't anti - public schedules. Looks like they are designed against the people: Open Office & especially close on Wednesday afternoon on a case where the school children would pretend to be cultivated. Result a bloated staff caring for unique visitors that reads aloud the written explanation of the signs. Normal; If you come to the Museum, it's that you dry the school!
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  • during the holidays, I'm taking my 3 small children at the Museum in order to occupy them the visit is always very appreciated by children because in addition to the animals and insects in our French Guiana, they have memorable history on the penal colony on the islands of salvation and to his int Laurent... models, paintings arouse their curiosity and questions are surprising... very recommended visit a small downside, however: a small leaflet for visitors would be appreciated
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  • Worth a visit
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  • Very nice Museum.
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  • A beautiful Museum but who lacks a guide.
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  • It's all part of the history of Guyana that we is told through pictures of models and stories of Mr. Albert SALBERT.
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  • in this museum you will discover the history of Guyana next to the place of the Palm to two cables the Cathedral Holy Savior of Cayenne will add a positive note to your unforgettable stay in French Amazon.
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