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Natural History and Ethnography Museum

11 rue Turenne
68000 Colmar
Musée d'Histoire Naturelle et d'Ethnographie
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The museum’s collections are divided into several thematic areas: geology, mammalogy, ornithology, Egyptology, ethnology and more.

At the heart of the Little Venice district, in a beautiful historic building, the Colmar Museum of Natural History and Ethnography presents rich collections of regional and exotic naturalized animals, the geology of the planet with precious minerals. extraordinary fossils of prehistoric animals found in the region, rare ethnographic objects of the Marquesas Islands, China, Latin America, Africa and an important collection of ancient Egypt (mummies, Coptic fabrics ...), the only visible in Alsace.

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Languages spoken : Français Allemand Anglais

Package visits offered: Free visit, Visit with guide tool, Visit with educational sheets/pack, Guided tour for groups, Guided tour for groups with reservation

Animals accepted: No

Length of visit/event: 1h30 min

Size of group:


11 rue Turenne
68000 Colmar

Tél : 03 89 23 84 15
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Location: In the town/village centre

Distance (km) à la gare la plus proche: 1

Altitude (m): 197

Accessibility: By bus

Opening hours: * During the school period: Monday: Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. * During the school holidays of the three French zones: Monday: Closed Tuesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. * Closed: January 1, May 1, November 1 and from December 24 to December 31. * Last entry: 30 minutes before closing. * Closed on January 1, May 1, November 1 and from December 24 to December 31.

Weekly closing on: Mondays

Methods of payment: Credit card, Cheque, Holiday vouchers, Cash

Rates in €:

Adult rate5,50
Child rate3
Group rate3

Discounted rates:

Free for children (age limit)7
Special offers1 € (carte Ircos & CE + jeune)