Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Bayonne

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Location : In the countryside

Province : Labourd

Services

  • Garden
  • Groups
  • Lake side/River banks
  • Lift
  • Parking
  • Spanish spoken
  • English
    • Located within the Plaine d'Ansot natural area, the Museum of Natural History of Bayonne offers throughout the year a permanent exhibition on the barthes of the Nive and the biodiversity of the Ocean Pyrenees. You will be able to discover the fauna and the regional flora, between the desman of the Pyrenees, the euprocte of the Pyrenees, the brown bear, the big soldanelle, the groundsel of Bayonne...

      Several temporary exhibitions are presented during the year, on various themes, such as the reproduction of living beings, animal migration, domestication, nocturnal animals... The Museum also offers many events throughout the year: scientific activities, nature outings, guided tours, conferences... The Center The Museum has a large library of documents (books, guides, DVDs, audio CDs...), some of which are at your disposal for consultation and loan.

      Opening: Winter period, from October 15 to April 14: Tuesday to Friday from 1:30 pm to 5 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 5 pm.

      Summer period, from April 15 to October 14: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:30 to 12:30 and 13:30 to 18:00.

      Thursday morning: only for schools and groups (closed to the public) - Reservation required.

      Open on the holidays of May 8, July 14 and August 15.

      Closing: Weekly closing on Mondays. Closing the other holidays, the weeks of the Bayonne, Christmas and New Year holidays.

      RATES: Access to exhibitions and participation in activities (animations / workshops / conferences / visits...) are free, except for some nocturnal activities.


      www.museum-ansot.bayonne.fr

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Traveller Reviews

4.3 sur 5 198 reviews

  • Pierre Rebours

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Pierre Rebours on 03/09/2017

    New exhibits every 4 months. The natural museum is small (compared let's say to the one in Toulouse). But the settings are cool (by the river along the river). We keep going back....

  • David Cammas

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by David Cammas on 19/09/2020

    Great ride for both children and adults

  • Phil

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Phil on 02/10/2020

    Very beautiful place. We saw hawks, little boys, herons and other species. Some paths are closed.

Traveller Reviews

4.0 sur 5 11 reviews

  • "Sunday morning walk"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Jooaan (Little Canfield, United Kingdom) on 25/07/2019

    We walked for 30 minutes along the riverbank to La Plaine d'Ansot. We started with a wander round the museum and sculpture display before following the nature trails. Spent some time in the bird...

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  • "A lovely place to visit!"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Nic W on 06/11/2016

    We didn't get as far as the museum but we walked through the nature area from the river and visited the children's educational garden. There we had a lovely chat with a member of staff who was...

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  • "INSOLITE"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by 591olivier-art (Bayonne, France) on 03/03/2019

    Bonjour, Le lieu est surprenant,un dépaysement total dans un endroit un peu trop méconnu . Le fléchage pour accéder à la plaine d’Ansot n’est pas assez précis, je pense avant tout aux visiteurs...

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Address

Avenue Raoul Follereau

64100 Bayonne

GPS coordinates

43° 28'28.15"N, 1° 28'41.14"W

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