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Butterflies and Insects Museum

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Description

Over 5000 butterflies and insects from the 5 continents. There are only 3 museum of this kind in France. Stick insects in the vivarium. Souvenirs, gifts and postcards.

3 rooms with over 5000 butterflies and insects from the 5 continents. The 1st room contains European fauna, with a special focus on the diurnal butterflies from the Massif des Bauges Regional Nature Reserve. The 2nd room offers a rich insight into the butterflies and insects from the Upper Amazon Basin. In the 3rd room, visitors can look at butterflies from Africa and Asia as well as stunningly spectacular giant insects.
An area is dedicated to temporary exhibitions: in 2018, exhibition on the fauna of Central and Eastern Siberia.
To round off the tour, live insects are on display in terrariums.

Tips

Discover the "3 sites 3 histoires" Pass:
Visit three sites with one ticket: the Butterflies and Insects Museum, the Archaeological Museum and the Keep of the Faverges Lords.
Prices for adults: 6€ (instead of 9€). Children from 5 to 14: 4,25€ (instead of 6€).

Covid-19 special services

Open, visit by appointement starting May 25, 2020. Mask compulsory, hand sanitiser at your disposal, no more than 8 persons per room.

Ouverture

From 01/01 to 14/06.
Closed on Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st and May 8th.
By appointment.
During school holidays: Monday through Saturday by appointment.

From 15/06 to 15/09 between 2 pm and 6.30 pm.
Closed on Sunday.
Monday through Friday: from 2:00pm to 6:30pm.
Saturday: from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 4pm.

From 16/09 to 31/12.
Closed on Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.
By appointment.
During school holidays: Monday through Saturday by appointment.

Tarifs

Adult: 3.50 €

Child (5-14 years): 2.50 €.

Free entry for children < 5 years.

Group rate available for > 10 people.

"3 sites 3 histoires" Pass: Butterflies and Insects Museum, Archaeological Museum and Keep of the Faverges Lords: 7€/adult (instead of 8,40€). 4,50€/child (5-14).

Free: children under 5.

Réservation

Telephone :

Website : https://museumfaverges.fr/

Réservation obligatoire pour les groupes toute l'année et pour les individuels en dehors de la saison estivale

Infos complémentaires
  • Services : Guided individual toursUnguided group toursGuided group toursEducational visitsSet down on-site for groupsGuided toursUnguided individual tours
  • Équipements : ToiletsCar parkParkingCoach parking
  • Paiement : ChequeChèques VacancesCash
  • Langues parlées : GermanEnglishFrench
  • Animaux acceptés : Non

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          ATTENTION INFORMATION : CLOSING YOUR TOURISM HOUSE

          We inform you that the main office of the Maison du Tourisme du Pays d'Albertville, located within the Olympic Hall of Albertville CLOSED ITS DOORS to the public sinceTuesday, April 6 following the government announcement of national reconfiguration.

          However, a telephone hotline is set up from Monday to Friday from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 4pm.
          You can reach us on the usual line at 04 79 32 04 22.

           

          Thank you very much for your understanding

          Courage and we look forward to meeting you very soon.