Avignon

Requien Museum – Natural History Museum

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A Museum of France, centre for research, study, documentation and education on natural history. Displays of fossils, minerals, naturalised animals.
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It has over 900,000 specimens and is one of the biggest Museums outside of Paris. Many different exhibitions. Large research library, reserves open to researchers only.
Museum is free and open to the public.

The Requien Museum is named after its founder, Esprit Requien (1788 - 1851) who left his collections and library to the Calvet Museum in 1840. From a very early age, Esprit Requien devoted his time to botany, malacology and paleontology. The Requien Museum moved to the 18th -century Raphaélis de Soissans house, next to the Calvet Museum, in 1943.

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Services

  • Tour free of charge

Opening

Every day throughout the year.
Closed Monday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.

Prices

Free of charge.

Languages spoken

  • French

Contact

Requien Museum – Natural History Museum
67 rue Joseph Vernet
84000 Avignon
Tel : View number 04 13 60 51 20
E-Mail : museum.requien@mairie-avignon.com
Website : https://ww.avignon.fr

Coordinates

Longitude: 4.803387
Latitude: 43.94664

Location

Longitude: 4.803387

Latitude: 43.94664