A fascinating museum full of interest and the local guides/curators were really helpful......definitely worth a visit
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This place was quite a walk from where we were staying, but our favourite attraction we visited whilst in Lille. We loved the insectasarium in particular - all live insects, very creepy crawly! The taxidermy was interesting, however there was a lack of English translation,...More
This place is very cute for a rainy day! It is really small (don't expect the natural museum in London!) but it had really great stuff in including whale skeletons and even live creatures like axolotls, spiders and several insect species! Very inventive exhibits -...More
I was looking forward to visiting here from reading my guidebook but this was disappointing. I walked from the grand place which took about 20-30 minutes because it is quite out of town. It cost about €3 to get in and basically it looks like...More
This museum offers a variety of stuffed animals and informations to them, even though many of them are only held in french. Perfect to visit on a rainy day. I enjoyed the visit.
Set in a Victorian style building, the museum has a well presented range of natural features, from living rare insects to a wide range of taxidermy covering birds to large mammals from different areas of the globe. Some of the highlights include huge skeletons of...More
On the first Sunday of each month, you can get into this museum free. It is pretty reasonable anyway. Overall, it isn't too big, but there are a lot of interesting displays and a huge number of taxidermy animals, lots of birds, insects (some alive,...More
There must be other museums around the world which are like this, but I am struggling to think of one that I have been to. In the main, this is a dream if you are a fan of taxidermy animals. The collection is huge, varied...More
The museum is nothing fancy, but it has a nice collection of taxidermied animals alongside other exhibits on natural history. It's mostly labeled in French, but it still provides an interesting place to explore in Lille. We went on a Sunday when it was free...More