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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting for kids that are bigger. Ours is 5 years old and did not have enough things to explore.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

A very informative and nicely laid out museum dedicated not only to volcanos but to the formation of Reunion. The displays and information is very good and there is an audio guide. There is also a 4D cinema. At the end of it you will...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank gyanfernando
Reviewed March 3, 2019

You will learn about not only volcano but other topics as well such as the creation of Reunion Island, how the vegetation will grow after an eruption, the monitoring of the volcano with the graphs of its activity over the years and more. The 4D...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

it provides interesting information about volcanos in general and those in Reunion. Unfortunately there is very little in English making it less accessible for most foreign tourists.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

There is quite a lot to see here and most of it I could walk through quite quickly. 4-D cinema experience was not that great, have been to much better. What I found most interesting was the films of previous eruptions, which were in a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank gwra
Reviewed December 3, 2017

I learnt that there are different types of volcanoes and unique elements of Reunion island. I think 4D movie was just ok. But audio guides was good for non french speakers like us. Highly recommend Leaves more than 2 hours for going through everything!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

It's easy to spend 3-4 hours there. They offer lots of interactive activities and a 4D cinema with a journey through a lava tunnel.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 12Travellingismylife
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Museum provide lot of informations about Volcanoes unfortunately most of them are in French, however is nice stop here after your climbing .

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jon R
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We enjoyed the visit of this Museum. You will need about 2 hours to see everything, so arrive not later than 15 00. There is anice shop in the Museum where you can buy some local handicraft and minerals.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RebeccaFerrant
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

This muséum is surprisingly good. Modern an high tech but not pretentious. Very informative but still pleasant and attractive. Definitely worth a stop on your way to the volcano. Don't miss the "4D" movie for a modest 2 euros extra it's worth them!!!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jean M
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