Musee Departmental Alexandre-Franconie, Cayenne

3.9
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Dedicate to preserving the cultural heritage of French Guiana, Musee Departmental Alexandre-Franconie exhibits local history, animal life, and archaeological remains. Inaugurated in 1901, this museum is one of the oldest cultural institutions in Guiana. A stuffed black alligator greets you at the entrance into the first room, dedicated to vertebrate animals. Go to the history room to find a model depicting Cayenne in 1789. Plan to see Musee Departmental Alexandre-Franconie and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cayenne holiday app.
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  • It may be small, but it covers history, ethnology, archaeology, flora and fauna, mining, the Cayenne Penal Colony and so forth. It is an old-style museum with stuffed animals, snakes in jars, and no.....  more »
  • The building itself is nice and located in the centre. The stuffed animals were not very well preserved and all the signs are in French. Upstairs There is a bit of history of cayenne, including a...  more »
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  • The ladies greeted me with a smile. A charming accent with that! However, schedules have changed but labels are available from them. Schedules to change as soon as possible please on the museum's website and also on Google map. Thank you.
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