Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Aix en Provence, Aix-en-Provence

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Take a short break from touring Aix by visiting Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Aix en Provence, located in a modest mansion with original wall paintings and a curving staircase. Tucked away in a quiet area, the museum remains one of the city's underrated attractions. Major highlights include a collection of mineralogy and paleontology, with exhibits of prehistoric fossils found in Provence. Note than most displays feature explanations in French only, but you can ask the staff to tell you more about exhibits that pique your interest. Check the website for opening hours and information about temporary exhibits. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Aix-en-Provence trip simple and quick.
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  • I took my kids there looking for a temperate activity on a really hot day. There are no signs for on the roads to the museum - which should have been the first sign something was wrong. We parked...  more »
  • Quite small, with French-only descriptors. Free entry for children. An old-school natural history museum with lots of stuff in glass cases but very little else. Unless you have a particular reason to....  more »
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  • the city has turned a downtown museum to house a store of a well-known, catastrophic brand!!
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  • The museum's collection is exceptional, yet the museum has been closed for years, and the date of the re-opening is systematically pushed back... we don't know if it ever reopens... Completely outrageous!!!!
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