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Very small but free and local

If you're into fossils this is a nice something to do for a half hour or so. There's a t-rex skull... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
AustralianInAvignon
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Avignon, France
Little gem

Free and delightful little museum. Children enjoyed the range of animals and fossils from the... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
GlenSpitty
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Highgate, Australia
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61 rue Joseph Vernet, 84000, Avignon, France
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Spent well over an hour looking at all the great collections. Extremely well presented with informative labels and description. Loved seeing a TRex skull and the insect collection was awesome.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Natural history at its best! Well displayed, but all in French, didn't mind as it was free entry! He used the facilities that were immaculate

Thank 427meganj
Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you're into fossils this is a nice something to do for a half hour or so. There's a t-rex skull and some mammoth ivory and a couple of other large pieces and some other well annotated displays. Small but nicely organised collection from the...More

Thank AustralianInAvignon
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Free and delightful little museum. Children enjoyed the range of animals and fossils from the local area. About the only thing open in Avignon on a winter Tuesday.

Thank GlenSpitty
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stumbled upon this hidden gem of a natural history museum. If you love geology, earth history, indigenous animals, and art you will enjoy coming here.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 24 June 2016

a somewhat quirky collection but well arranged to convey local ecology and accessible to children. Worth an hour or so.

Thank 762ds824
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Stumbled upon it when leaving the Museum Calvert. It was free so I stuck my head in for a few minutes. Seemed to focus on French attempts to reintroduce wolves into the countryside. I'd keep it in my hip pocket as a place to go...More

Thank G C
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This is a rather old fashioned museum with some stuffed and mounted animals on display. They are local animals from Vaucluse. It was interesting to see and compare the different animals. though some people may find it not PC. There are stuffed birds too. There...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 25 June 2015

It's in a quiet backwater, next to the Calvet Museum which is much better. There are a few exhibits, the best of which was about the return of wolves to France. All the captions are in French. I liked the information about rabies! OK to...More

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