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Musee 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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Musee d'histoire naturelle de La Rochelle by using our La Rochelle online trip maker.
Musee d'histoire naturelle de La Rochelle Reviews
We went to see the fossils bit of the museum first and were somewhat spoiled as the rest of the museum just doesn’t compare really. It’s a bit of a mish mash of loads of taxidermy (and I mean... more »
The museum has been renovated beautifully with its 19th century character maintained. The precious rocks are gorgeous, the flora and fauna collections fabulous, but best of all for us was the... more »
The greatest array of stuffed animals I have ever seen . A great afternoon out. There are many different sections including dinosaur bones rare minerals and rocks and stuffed lions gorillas and every bird you can imagine. Superb
Absolutely fantastic! Unbelievable collection of animals, fish, etc. Gorgeous gardens. Beautifully curated. Four floors of natural history, cultural, religious, political, and social history and artifacts. Great family venue.
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