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Marseille Museum of Natural History (Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle)
Marseille Museum of Natural History (Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle)

Marseille Museum of Natural History (Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle) Tours and Activities

Founded in 1819 by Jean-Baptiste Marquis de Montgrand, the Marseille Museum of Natural History (Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle) holds over 160,000 fossils and zoological specimens as well as 210,000 botanical and mineral specimens. The museum is located in the Palais Longchamp in Marseilles, alongside the Fine Arts Museum.

There are four exhibition areas on the site: la salle Safari (World Fauna), la salle de Provence (Regional Fauna and Flora), la salle d'ostéologie (Comparative Anatomy) and la salle de préhistoire, sur l'évolution (Prehistory and Evolution). There are also occasional conferences and temporary exhibitions.

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Palais Longchamp, Rue Espérandieu, Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, 13004

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What are Marseille Museum of Natural History (Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle) hours of operation?
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Marseille Museum of Natural History (Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle) hours of operation: Tuesday-Sunday from 10am – 6pm; Open Easter Monday and Pentecost Monday; Closed January 1st, May 1st, November 1st, December 25 and 26.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.