Musee Requien, Avignon

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Musée Requien or Museum Requien is a natural history museum in Avignon, France. Some of Jean Henri Fabre's work is displayed here.

Musée Requien is named in honor of French naturalist Esprit Requien (6 May 1788, Avignon – 30 May 1851, Bonifacio, Corse-du-Sud).
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  • It is a great natural museum at Avignon, which exhibits a wide variety of displays including, among other things, animal and mineral skeletons. The museum consists of three major collections: a...  more »
  • Another free attraction. Your basic rocks, bones and fossils museum of the Provence area, but presented in a very organized fashion through time - with English explanations. Great T-Rex skull !  more »
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  • For non French speakers, there wasn’t so much to learn. There are many other nice things to see in Avignon.
  • Fun museum for family. Quite an old fashioned display, with a somewhat overwhelming volume of stuffed extinct fauna, but some nice touches included in the information, and even some local traditional poetry thrown in.

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