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As a scientific institution that has been located at the heart of the city for nearly two centuries, the Museum d’histoire is both a place for conservation and a place to exchange knowledge.

Whether you are a museum professional, a scientist or just have an enquiring mind, the Museum has many tools to quench your thirst for knowledge.

The 2,300 m² of exhibition space provide a wonderful journey to the heart of our natural and cultural heritage. Here you will discover over 10,000 objects from the collections of naturalists and ethnographers that have been gathered since the 18th century.

Opened since 2007 after major renovation work, the Museum now offers a modern and interactive layout. The contemporary layout perfectly integrates the older restored areas in perfect harmony and highlights the charm and beauty of the three hundred year old architecture.

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