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“A small but world class museum”

Museum of Natural History
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$16.75*
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Toulouse Sightseeing Bus Tour
Ranked #10 of 159 things to do in Toulouse
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Not to be missed. Our six year old - a veteran of London museums was in his element. An extensive and historic collection has been re-housed imaginatively and creatively in a new building. The displays are fabulous, particularly the two storey curving glass wall of animal (and human) skeletons in poses, backlit against the gardens. Easily competes with London's Natural History museum in quality.

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Reviewed May 25, 2013

Everything was written in French so we still have a lot of gaps about the speciments...
However, some beautiful peacocks were walking freely in the garden among the visitors.

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Reviewed May 21, 2013

some brilliant exhibits, mainly the animals and humans in skeletal form. we took loads of pictures of the man on horse back

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Reviewed January 24, 2013

The museum is located in the Jardin des Plantes, itself worth a stroll on a nice day. For non-french speakers/readers it is harder to appreciate the museum since no signs or materials are in English, but it can still be appreciated without. There is a good quality restaurant in the museum with some tasty courses. In good weather you can eat outside (which we've done before) on the patio and observe the peacocks and roosters which wander about.

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Reviewed January 4, 2013

You can tell it's a really interesting museum, very well put together but if you speak/read French it's really quite pointless unless you're an expert in stones, energy and all things from nature. It's a real pity that English text isn't made available. I visited it under an hour as there is nothing to read or video to watch. It could otherwise easily be 2-3 hours.

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