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.
2 Rue Athénas, 44000 Nantes
How to get there?
Bus : stop Jean V line 11
Tramway : stop Médiathèque line : 1
Visitor’s entrance via the square Louis Bureau in Place de la Monnaie
Open every day from 10am to 6pm, except Tuesdays.
Closed on 1 January, 1 May, 1 November and 25 December
Last access to the ticket office 30 minutes before closing time
Free for PASS Nantes holders
Book PASS Nantes
Free for Pass Nantes or an annual museum pass holders.
Annual pass: 10 € (valid in all the metropolitan museums during the Voyage à Nantes).
Free on the first Sunday of each month, except July and August.
Full price: €4 - Reduced price: €2
100% accessible location