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Museum of Natural History

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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35 Allees Jules Guesde, 31000, Toulouse, France
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Another French tourist attraction taking the tourists money meanwhile making absolutely no effort to communicate (to any great degree) in any language other than French. Just a very average exhibition of animals and geography. This makes our UK museums seem very good indeed.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 904julianh
Reviewed July 24, 2019

They museum is very nice, and I found it particularly adapted for children, which is nice. It is behind the botanical garden which is also very nice. They have permanent and temporary expositions, during my visit it was about the Amazonian forest and its population,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

Lots to see! Didn’t need the temporary exhibition, there was so much to see in the permanent exhibitions. Beautiful butterfly collection and so so many animals. Wish they weren’t real but a visual spectacle. The skeleton displays were really original.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

A true museum of natural history with various animal skeletons, stuffed ones, sea and insects. A must visit for kids, a good learning experience. Equipped with a free mobile app audio guide and explanation. Free on the first sunday of every month.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Midz15
Reviewed January 18, 2019

I was really glad to see that the Natural History Museum in Toulouse has earned the TA Certificate of Excellence- it really deserves it! It is a really, really well-curated display, that manages to combine all of the natural sciences into engaging and informative settings,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Great for children. Lots of things to see and interact with. The best option for a rainy Sunday. Quite big

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

As reviewed below in July, the lack of English signs makes most of the visit meaningless, especially the ground floor display on the effects of volcanoes etc on the earth. There is an extensive rock display. If you like stuffed animals etc there are plenty....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

A nice interesting museum with explanations in French, English an Spanish. We were there with our children aged 18,16,13 and 8. The best part is on the ground floor. Dive into the world of the cration of the world, earthquakes and volcanos, followed by the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 195val_ried
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely museum for children. There were plenty of interactive screens and activities for kids to touch and play. Although the exhibits are labelled in French, the web app accessible via the museum WiFi is handy to use and help decipher some displays....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Went in here and saw the main exhibition and an Easter Island exhibition. Next to nothing in English so we went round in about 30minutes. The Easter Island exhibition had absolutely nothing in English so it took about 10 minutes. I wouldn’t bother.

Date of experience: July 2018
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