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Musee d'histoire naturelle

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Address: viale Carlo Cattaneo 4, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Excellent Geology and Entymology

This is an amazing place. There are model insects a hundred times life size. Some of geological specimens are extraordinarily splendid: a metamorphic rock showing extreme folding... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2016
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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited the natural history museum recently with a friend. Nothing against the museum or staff, but this really is a small, local museum probably best for elementary/middle school students. There's an expansive display on wild mushrooms, dioramas of local flora and fauna, a collection of geological samples and gems... All thoughtfully done, but again, more for young children/school groups.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This is an amazing place. There are model insects a hundred times life size. Some of geological specimens are extraordinarily splendid: a metamorphic rock showing extreme folding, and a slab of fossil bearing shale with dozen of partly excavated reptiles. The continental drift display was outstanding.

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