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Museum of Natural History

35 Allees Jules Guesde, 31000, Toulouse, France
20 00 33 5 62 27 45 45
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35 Allees Jules Guesde, 31000, Toulouse, France
20 00 33 5 62 27 45 45
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is a brilliantly curated natural history museum with excellent labels if you read French. Its outstanding features are the spiral botanical garden outside, the glass wall with its animal and fish skeletons and the galleries - one about biodiversity, one on geological evolution, one...More

Thank barbaraharrisswhite
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We underestimated this museum. It was such fun despite the lack of English explanation. We spent a good 2-2.5 hours here and you could extend that time if you looked at every single thing, took a coffee break in their café or paid extra for...More

Thank TravelsofCorina
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Visited with our 4 yo who was very excited all along the visit by the variety of animals and animals skeletons displayed. Will likely visit again as she grows old as I am sure she would get to appreciate the more grown ups aspects of...More

1  Thank Gregori L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is also known as the Musee de Toulouse. We got here too late -- 4:30 -- to do justice to the entire museum. Instead we focused on the exhibition about dogs and cats. We found it to be fascinating and recommend it unreservedly. We...More

1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very impressive beautiful exhibits from the natural sciences and anthropology. The amount of displays of birds, insects, reptiles, marine life, seeds, mammals and minerals is overwhelming. The vast display of skeletons is really well done. My favorite skeletal display is the human riding a horse....More

1  Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Our family had our 12 and 14 year old children choose this attraction to visit. They were most excited, but were so disappointed when they thought they would never be able to enter. We spent about half an hour just trying to find it, working...More

Thank Magda S
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The museum is a nice, cool diversion on a hot day, but I can't understand much French, so I looked at the pictures and models. The food in the cafe is excellent, though.

Thank louisjam
Reviewed 30 August 2016

You really have to plan plenty of time for this one! And if you can: plan luncheon as well, the restaurant is good, and with nice weather you can sit outside in the wonderful garden. Don't forget to visit the small but lovely botanical garden...More

1  Thank seolram
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

A fabulous museum which I understand has recently been given an update. Exhibits are very well displayed and the is lots of space. Did find it a little dark in places and could have done with few seating areas in the various rooms. Also some...More

1  Thank NoelDubai
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The Museum of Natural History is located just besides the Jardin des Plantes. It is a great location and it is a lot of fun for small kids. The exhibitions are very informative and the staff is very skilled. Also, they can answer questions in...More

1  Thank sgivigi
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