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Musee d'Histoire Naturelle

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27 Jan 2018
“Interesting quick visit ”
10 Sep 2017
“Small and not much to see”
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Palais Longchamp, Marseille, France
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped off here from our cruise and found the museum very interesting with plenty to see and do . It is in a very interesting area with shops and cafes.

2  Thank Charles J
Reviewed September 10, 2017

The museum is inside the beautiful Palais Longchamp, which is worth a visit just to see. The museum itself is average. It was ok- it has lots of stuffed animals inside which was interesting but it was pretty small and there was not that much...More

Thank B T
Reviewed November 1, 2016

While the Palais Longchamp itself is an attractive piece of architecture and the walls within the museum are beautifully decorated, the exhibits themselves are not particularly impressive considering the price of entrance. The price may have been more worth it had we been able to...More

Thank HelenW3577
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We ended up buying a ticket for double entry to both museums inside Palais Longchamps. This one wasn't particularly impressive unless you like looking at stuffed animals. It's the kind of place our kids might have enjoyed when younger though. Most of the information was...More

Thank Natalie1404
Reviewed June 6, 2016

I didn't plan to come here. I had wanted to see the museum of fine art on the left wing but they closed till mid June. Since I was there, I might as well visit the one on the right wing. Though to be honest,...More

3  Thank 694michellev
Reviewed May 12, 2016

I only got in here once, as I think the entrance fees are rather high. Their collection is a regular one, nothing big, nothing fancy, but I think children should like it very much

1  Thank Bo S
Reviewed April 18, 2016

The main museum houses stuffed animals from around the world and is similar to many other natural history museums that I've visited. The top floor currently houses a temporary exhibition called "Bêtes de Guerre". This is a fascinating account of how animals were used during...More

Thank JamesClough1974
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Palais Longchamp is worth a visit itself for the wonderful monument with the huge fountain, and located in each wing is a museum, this being one of them. It's really quite a small museum, and there's no English translations, but it's got a reasonably interesting...More

Thank Georgina M
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Unfortunately it was hard for us to truly enjoy because the boards were not written in English. It was a small museum and it was cheap to get in to see. The people working there were very friendly and showed us what to do in...More

Thank gardeningteacher8
Reviewed July 12, 2015

not very impressive when compared with other similar museums. a bit old fashioned and outdated, they should include more interesting and modern things. got in for free on the first sunday of the month.

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