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Musee Lecoq Natural History Museum

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Address: 15 rue Bardoux, 63000, Clermont-Ferrand, France
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+33 4 73 91 93 78
10:00 - 17:50
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Attractive museum

Very large and well preserved collections of Mr. Lecoq, a XIXth century pharmacian, businessman and scientist of the region

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Alain B
Clermont-Ferrand, France
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

If you like history it is OK but rather small and the weird textile display was just that. 5€ a head was ok I guess

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Clermont-Ferrand, France
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Very large and well preserved collections of Mr. Lecoq, a XIXth century pharmacian, businessman and scientist of the region

Thank Alain B
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

If you are nature lover, you will enjoy visiting this place. Around 120 kind of animal and vegetal species were collect and store in this museum. There are many game and quiz machine to play when we're tired. With a large area, Museum can receive lot of visitors per day. It open from Monday to Saturday and it's only free... More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

I visited the Exposition Des Cartes pour faire la Guerre which showed the cartography techniques used during the 1st world war. It was well illustrated and fascinating to see.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

It's a smallish museum in a nice old building, with creaking floorboards - it certainly sets the atmosphere. All the descriptions are in French so at least a limited French knowledge is recommended. The museum offers - among other things - a nice collection of and information about the flora, fauna, and geology of the Auvergne region (collection of butterflies,... More 

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