Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Nantes

Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Nantes

Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Nantes
4.5
Speciality MuseumsNatural History Museums
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Duration: 1-2 hours
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Grainne B
Cork, Ireland39 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Beautiful building, fabulous collections - mostly in French with a little English - the scientist in me really enjoyed it and so did the others as adults, not sure how successful a visit it would be with small children- the temp exhibition also very good with lots for kids to do
I’m on crutches and use a mobility scooter - staff were very helpful providing lift access, access was free for me and my companion and under 18s is €2 - so great value
Some of the exhibitions are at counter level and can’t be viewed from a chair but the staff provide walkers with built in seat for those who need it
Really worth a visit
Written 13 September 2023
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Memo
Chicago, IL104 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
This former chateau des ducs de Bretagne, 13th century castle, contains a broad spectrum of objects depicting life in Nantes over eight centuries. It’s place on the Loire river connecting its residents to the world including a European slave trading century. There is access to all floors via an elevator as this museum is very vertical. Each “theme” room has its own interesting story to tell a you climb higher and higher in this castle.
Written 21 June 2023
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Michael
Farnworth, UK74 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Entry was only €5 per person and was well worth it, there are many different exhibitions focusing on nature - I especially enjoyed the mythical creatures exhibition which was great!
Written 30 April 2023
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Rob M
18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
We were staying nearby so added this to our trip. Well worth it. Its a beautiful building with a small garden. A good selection of exhibits, especially geological, but also many preserved animals and specimens and live snakes. It's well laid out and when we went there was an excellent temporary exhibition on marine life and diving. Its is not a large museum but it is worth visiting, an educational and interesting way to spend 2 hours away from the hustle and bustle.
Written 9 April 2023
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Niamh
39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Solo
Such a fantastic experience.
If there were one museum you chose to visit in nantes let it be this one. This museum is superior to other natural history museums in other countries, small but quality collection. I can not recommend it enough, plus the staff were so so friendly. Enjoy:)
Written 22 September 2022
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Mellski
Sheffield, UK162 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
As opposed to many of the other galleries/museums/exhibitions of Nantes, this felt more 'manageable'. It's big enough, and fascinating, but doesn't feel overwhelming.
Written 13 August 2022
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ChrisetJeanne
Pasadena, CA17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
I've been to some big ones (London, DC) and this is smaller but absolutely excellent. The bird collection is the best I've ever seen but so are the temporary exhibits.
Written 24 July 2022
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JMGeneva
Geneva, Switzerland1,943 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
People in this Museum were clever enough to build on their nice building and keep their classical interior. The result is a "old-fashioned" Museum without all the (most of the time) superfluous technology. A real pleasure supported by beautiful specimens. This being said, the temporary exhibition was high tech. A nice mix.
Written 8 July 2021
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Peanuts31
Bristol, UK68 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Family
Good for the kids small museum and the kids like the snakes which are curled up and asleep. The staff are miserable and make u wait stating it is busy. We were the only family waiting. Bizarre. There is no coffee shop and nothing nearby to have a drink ,when we visited on a Sunday.The main hall is full of stuffed animals and birds from à by gone era.
Written 10 February 2020
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maximbu
Ramat Gan, Israel318 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Family
Not big but pretty cool museum. It has all kinds of rocks, stuffed animals, live snakes, fossils, shells, birds, etc.... Our kids (and we) really enjoyed it. It's also free for kids and a very small price for adults.
Written 24 April 2019
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