Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de La Réunion, Saint Denis

Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de La Réunion, Saint Denis (must see)

Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de La Réunion is the Natural History Museum of Reunion, and in general the only museum of its kind in Reunion. It is located near the Jardin d'Etat, in a classic-styled edifice built in 1834. The museum opened on 14 August 1855 and is home to a collection of 42,000 pieces. More than half of the collection comes from the western Indian Ocean islands. The collection features among its rare exhibits a Greek duck, a male parrot, a Sooty Falcon and a ringneck Ward. There are also other rare birds, mammals and vertebrates of all kinds.

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Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de La Réunion on Map

Sight Name: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de La Réunion
Sight Location: Saint Denis, Reunion
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Saint Denis, Reunion

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Saint Denis Introduction Walk

Saint Denis Introduction Walk

Saint-Denis, the capital of Réunion Island, France's overseas territory in the Indian Ocean, is a popular tourist spot renowned for its Creole-style architecture reflecting colonial heritage. Many of these buildings line the city's main street, Rue de Paris. One of them is the Musée Léon Dierx, formerly a bishop’s palace, nowadays showcasing the works of art, including Picasso and...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 Km or 3.4 Miles