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Musee d'histoire naturelle de Nantes

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I love going into History museums! The creepy crawlies did freak me out! And the massive alive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bridgend, United Kingdom
Free for under 18y

Small museum near restaurants. We started by the minerals collection then we moved to the animals... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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12 rue Voltaire, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 2 40 41 55 00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love going into History museums! The creepy crawlies did freak me out! And the massive alive tarantula spider!! ewww! Was Gross! The live snakes too!

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Small museum near restaurants. We started by the minerals collection then we moved to the animals, there are comfortable sofas, where we sat and got a break from the all day walking. On the second floor there are shells and birds. Then we finished by...More

Thank AndreaMarzullo
Reviewed 9 August 2018

There is an excellent plesiosaur (?) skeleton on the ground floor. Otherwise, unless you like stuffed dead animals and fossils, it's a bit of a non-event.

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I visited the museum on the 1st sunday of the month that was free. The employes made me and more 10 people wait for 45 min at the cold entrance arguying the museum was full. During that time, more than 100 people went out the...More

1  Thank filipam820
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Very small Natural History museum. The collection of birds is huge! I don't think I've ever seen such a big amount of birds in a museum. Nice little visit if you want to kill an hour. Will recommand to any birds lovers!

Thank Line M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Went with my 3 year old and we both loved it. Lots to see and plenty of interactive exhibits to touch, which was great. A really good size as there was plenty to see but could be done in an hour or two. Only €4...More

Thank Travvvvvel
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

If you have an interest in nature then this is a great way to spend a few hours in Nantes. Not an expensive place to visit, a little away from the hustle and bustle and very quiet and calm in the museum itself. I have...More

Thank MsCultureVulture
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I've been here a few times over the last few years. Firstly ... the first Sunday of the month it's free but be warned it's going to be wedged. I'd recommend going upstairs first .. small play area for little kids (not supervised) ... then...More

1  Thank NantesToday
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I couldn't rave more about this place. It's the best natural history museum I've ever been to. It's got such a great collection of fossils, stuffed animals and the piece de resistance: the ants. We spent hours just watching them and our girls couldn't get...More

2  Thank HotelLover2009
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Really good museum. Downstairs has a great ant farm with short, interesting info boards and videos. Really nice rocks and minerals display too. Upstairs has the usual glass cases of stuffed animals which is normal for nat history museums the world over. Which I'd spent...More

1  Thank brenhell
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