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.
Open daily 10.00–18.00 except for Tuesdays. Closed on the 1st and 11th of november, the 25th of december and the 1st of january
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.