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Musee d'Histoire Naturelle

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Address: Palais Longchamp, Marseille, France
Phone Number: 04-91-14-59-50
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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It would appear that the museum does not want visitors as it is not signposted.from the entrance it looks impressive,but once inside you realise how misleading this is.the same... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2014
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Top Contributor
602 reviews 602 reviews
408 attraction reviews
480 helpful votes 480 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

It would appear that the museum does not want visitors as it is not signposted.from the entrance it looks impressive,but once inside you realise how misleading this is.the same exhibits you will see in all other museum's of this type.so if you have previously been to an old fashioned out of date museum you will know what to expect.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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206 attraction reviews
350 helpful votes 350 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have to admit: we have seen better and the place isn't really airconditioned, so on a hot day it isn't the museum of choice maybe, but with the Marseille Pass, when you are in the neighbourhood you might want to consider a visit. Yes, you have to understand some french, but the temporary exhibition upstairs did have english signs... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

The staff do not speak English and all the information inside the museum was in French and therefore we could not follow what was written in the various items. There is also not much to see. The park, however, surrounding the palace is a just see, however the museum leaves much to be desired.

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Ankara, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Nice surrounding, Longchamp Palace is "must see" in Marseille. The Museum is on the right side of the Palace. Not so much things inside, very basic. If you have extra time to do something you can go and visit this Museum. Also, it's free for Marseille City Pass.

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Athens, Greece
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

Outside the building is marvellous with an ancient greek style inside a beautiful garden with a waterfall.. Inside as a building is really old and badly preserved. It was dirty, illuminated in a poor way and also really expensive with very few specimens. NO ONE spoke not even a single word in English. The personnel was extremely rude. A woman... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2009

The only beautiful thing about this museum is the park that surrounds it... I find it at least unacceptable in a museum situated in a tourist city, that nobody was speaking English and the personnel was very rude. And not only that, but when they realized that we were foreigners they insisted on speaking French making me and my brother... More 

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