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Musee d'histoire naturelle de La Rochelle

28 rue Albert 1er, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 41 18 25
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Brilliant I wish I had longer!

I visited the la Rochelle natural history museum late in the day, thinking I would zip round in an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Naturally impressive

We went for the special exhibition on monstrous forms from nature, which was small but fascinating... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
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28 rue Albert 1er, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 41 18 25
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the la Rochelle natural history museum late in the day, thinking I would zip round in an hour, how wrong I was! I only wish I had gone earlier! Luckily the lovely lady on the front desk have me a free pass the...More

Thank samray7
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We went for the special exhibition on monstrous forms from nature, which was small but fascinating and with lots for children to explore and play with. We were equally taken with the permanent exhibition which crams the excitement of the natural world into a few...More

Thank stella317
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We were a bit disappointed when we visited as they were short staffed and half the building was closed off. What we saw was an exhibition of stuffed animals which did little to educate or enlighten. To be honest I'd rather see a video of...More

Thank MECWatford
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

On a rainy day in La Rochelle what do you do but look at 10,000 stuffed animals! We happened across this museum and spent over an hour there. Very we'll curated exhibition in a wonderful old town house. Range of animals from giraffes to rodents....More

Thank tonybmorgan
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I went there this week and it s a lovely museum but some lights are not working properly so you can't see clear what it's on display. You can't read properly some labels because the typo is horrible. Some windows are old so you can't...More

Thank gohugohu
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We visited the museum with our child She liked it a lot , we also did. Nice collection of stuffed animals!

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 19 September 2015

A plethora of exhibits, beautifully preserved and displayed in an elegant building, an easy walk from the town centre.

Thank Gray-and-Jac
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was a fascinating museum with an impressive collection. We were virtually the only people there which was surprising given how good it was. The adjacent botanical garden was small but very well kept and peaceful.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Excellent educational fun for all the family. Kids simply love anything to do with explorers and there's lots to see, learn and get involved with here.

Thank hereandthere2004
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Set in pretty gardens and a beautiful building, the museum is well presented and very good value. Taxidermy may be out of fashion these days. Certainly our children were saddened to see so many majestic animals reduced to such a state, but some aspects, like...More

2  Thank pjkDublin
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