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Address: Chateau des Rubins | Chemin du Révérend Jacquier, 74700 Sallanches, France
Phone Number: +33 4 50 58 32 13
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Mountain Nature Center, in the Rubins Castle, in Sallanches, is a 600m²...

The Mountain Nature Center, in the Rubins Castle, in Sallanches, is a 600m² museum about the Alps natural heritage. Wildlife, flora and geology, discover the entire Alps environment in a XIVth century castle.

The Mountain Nature Center offers nature education and outdoor recreation for schools, groups and the public in the Mont Blanc French area.

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Fun time learning about mountains

This is a quirky little museum that tells you a lot about the local birds and animals and their habitat in the mountains. The exhibits are rather old fashioned looking but it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sallanches, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quirky little museum that tells you a lot about the local birds and animals and their habitat in the mountains. The exhibits are rather old fashioned looking but it provide quizzes which send the children round the exhibits looking for the answers. That proved a lot of fun and the grown ups enjoyed it too. There are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013

nice place to spend 2 hrs there 5 story building contain so many stuffed animals such as A bear, a wolf and a lynx.you will also see the alpine flora, the life conditions of altitude, geology (formation of the Alps and glaciations) and the challenges of sustainable development in the Alps. we pay 16.5e for family of 4 . they... More 

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