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Musee d'Histoire Naturelle

166 avenue Jean Monnet | Parc Saint-Mitre, 13090, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 88 71 81 81
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No entrance

I took my kids there looking for a temperate activity on a really hot day. There are no signs for... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
WheatsheafSK
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Ottawa, Canada
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I wouldn't bother

Quite small, with French-only descriptors. Free entry for children. An old-school natural history... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2013
Rich808
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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A museum of natural history, focusing on both local and global issues.
  • Excellent5%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor33%
  • Terrible5%
1 Aug 2017
“No entrance”
7 Aug 2013
“I wouldn't bother”
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166 avenue Jean Monnet | Parc Saint-Mitre, 13090, Aix-en-Provence, France
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+33 4 88 71 81 81
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I took my kids there looking for a temperate activity on a really hot day. There are no signs for on the roads to the museum - which should have been the first sign something was wrong. We parked near Parc Saint Mitre, and ended...More

Thank WheatsheafSK
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Quite small, with French-only descriptors. Free entry for children. An old-school natural history museum with lots of stuff in glass cases but very little else. Unless you have a particular reason to visit (e.g. a short break from the summer sun; a serious interest and...More

1  Thank Rich808
Reviewed 23 June 2013

I went on the museum alone at 4.15pm. The staff at the entrance informed that the museum closes at 5pm and that 45min is barely enough for seeing all of it. Normally, around 1-1.5 hour is needed. The ticket was 3,50 euros and I nevertheless...More

1  Thank ntalas2
Reviewed 29 December 2012

Had a few stuffed animals, dinosaur display that looked like was put together years ago. It has vey few artifacts. A good place for local elementary school children to learn and appreciate museums of natural history without losing attention span. It's that small. I showed...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 19 June 2012

My daughter and her friend love old dinosaurs and bugs. This was a delightful small museum.

Thank dbliss_12
Reviewed 2 June 2009

Set in a charming mansion with original centuries old ceiling paintings complete with cherubs, well preserved decor details and a curving staircase. This museum is a little difficult to find tucked away on a courtyard off the street. This would be of interest mostly for...More

Thank wan2go
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