Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle - Natural History Museum
For animal-lovers : collections of zoology, wildlife, mineralogy
Among the top few in France for its number of its specimens
The museum represents an important scientific heritage, and the sheer number of its specimens places it among the top few in France. Its collections cover all the areas of natural history: zoological collections, regional wildlife, mineralogy and also has a reptile house containing regional and exotic reptiles. It also houses temporary exhibitions.
Closed until 8th August. From 8th August, open daily 10.00–18.00 except for Tuesdays. Closed on the 1st of january, the 1st of may, the 1st of november and the 25th of december
Free admission on the 1st sunday of each month from september to june
Free access for Pass Nantes holders
The Museum is partly accessible for people with reduced mobility. Strollers have to be left at the entrance.