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Museum d'Histoire Naturelle (Natural History Museum)

Museum, Sciences and technology, Natural sciences, Environment, Geology, Museum of France in Marseille 4ème
  • Created in 1819 driven by the Marquis of Montgrand, mayor of Marseille and Comte "Earl" de Villeneuve, Bouches du Rhône préfet.
    The muséum gathers XVIII th century cabinet of curiosity of the city and state donations.

  • Before settling in 1869 in the Palais Lonchamp's right aisle, built to celebrate the water, the arts and sciences' arrival.
    Today, the museum includes a room devoted to world zoology, a room about evolution and adaptation of life, a room about prehistoric, another one about Provence (XIXth century). Museum houses a scientific and consultation library for adults and children on appointment.
    Museum welcome a new visit trail " Terre d'evolution"

    Permanent exhibition surface:...
    Before settling in 1869 in the Palais Lonchamp's right aisle, built to celebrate the water, the arts and sciences' arrival.
    Today, the museum includes a room devoted to world zoology, a room about evolution and adaptation of life, a room about prehistoric, another one about Provence (XIXth century). Museum houses a scientific and consultation library for adults and children on appointment.
    Museum welcome a new visit trail " Terre d'evolution"

    Permanent exhibition surface: 1200
    Temporary exhibition surface: 400

    Accessible for disabled

  • Environment
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Subway station < 500 m
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Hearing disability
    • Mental disability
    • Visual disability
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
  • Activities
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Permanent exhibition
    • Botanical
    • Fauna - flora
    • Environment
    • History
    • Gardening
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Coach parking
Rates
Payment methods
  • Check
  • Cash
Openings
  • From January 3, 2023
    until December 31, 2023
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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