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Centre de la Nature Montagnarde

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Chemin du Reverend Jacquier | Château des Rubins, 74700 Sallanches, France
+33 4 50 58 32 13
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Fabulous Place to Visit whether you are french speaking or not!

This was a real surprise to find - in an old castle - lots of rooms on various floors... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2017
Philip R
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Huby, United Kingdom
Fun time learning about mountains

This is a quirky little museum that tells you a lot about the local birds and animals and their... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2016
GmasFootsteps
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Sallanches, France
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The Mountain Nature Center, in the Rubins Castle, in Sallanches, is a 600m² museum about the Alps natural heritage. Wildlife, flora and geology, discover the entire Alps environment in a XIVth century castle. The Mountain Nature Center offers nature education and outdoor recreation for schools, groups and the public in the Mont Blanc French area.
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Mar 9, 2017
“Fabulous Place to Visit whether you are french speaking or not!”
Nov 16, 2016
“Fun time learning about mountains”
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Chemin du Reverend Jacquier | Château des Rubins, 74700 Sallanches, France
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

This was a real surprise to find - in an old castle - lots of rooms on various floors - descriptions of animals and wildlife, geology and photography in English and french. All I can say is "Bravo" to the local department for producing what...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2016

This is a quirky little museum that tells you a lot about the local birds and animals and their habitat in the mountains. The exhibits are rather old fashioned looking but it provide quizzes which send the children round the exhibits looking for the answers....More

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Reviewed September 24, 2013

nice place to spend 2 hrs there 5 story building contain so many stuffed animals such as A bear, a wolf and a lynx.you will also see the alpine flora, the life conditions of altitude, geology (formation of the Alps and glaciations) and the challenges...More

Thank mechil
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