Musee Requien, Avignon

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Musée Requien or Museum Requien is a natural history museum in Avignon, France. Some of Jean Henri Fabre's work is displayed here.
Musée Requien is named in honor of French naturalist Esprit Requien (6 May 1788, Avignon – 30 May 1851, Bonifacio, Corse-du-Sud).
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  • We entered by chance, we stayed almost an hour. My 8-year-old daughter loved it very much. Stuffed animals are fascinating. We learned a lot of things. We had a great time with the family. Nobody got bored.
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  • We discover very interesting exhibition halls, remarkable objects particularly well presented, simple and playful explanations, subjects clearly classified by theme. We explore with pleasure the different aspects of the region, geology, prehistory, fauna, flora... nothing is forgotten and treated with great care. It is an admirer of the richness of this Museum of natural history which is very much worth a visit and which deserves a place of choice among the exciting discoveries to be made in the city.
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  • For non French speakers, there wasn’t so much to learn. There are many other nice things to see in Avignon.
  • Fun museum for family. Quite an old fashioned display, with a somewhat overwhelming volume of stuffed extinct fauna, but some nice touches included in the information, and even some local traditional poetry thrown in.
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