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Museum of Zoology - Lausanne

place de la Riponne 6 | Palais de Rumine, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 21 316 34 60
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Look almost real...

On the fifth floor of the Palace, it is one out of five museums. A must visit please in case you... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Konstantinos A
Interesting place to go on a cold raining Sunday

I was there over 10 years ago, am honestly unsure the state now, but I am assuming if there have... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
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Impressive animals are waiting for you, as the tiger or the big white shark. Our white shark is the biggest naturalized with shark of the world. The compared anatomy room was dedicated to the medicine students until the years 1930. Now, visitors can appreciate skeletons, so-called "monsters" and a large collection of insects. We are also proposing temporary exhibitions about once a year. These last years, they spoke about shells, photography, taxidermy, sex and reproduction or aquatic insects.
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Apr 10, 2018
“Look almost real...”
Jan 1, 2018
“Interesting place to go on a cold raining Sunday”
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place de la Riponne 6 | Palais de Rumine, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

On the fifth floor of the Palace, it is one out of five museums. A must visit please in case you have young children

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Chantal E, Responsable relations publiques at Museum of Zoology - Lausanne, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you very much, for your visit as well as for your kind feed-back. And welcome back !

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I was there over 10 years ago, am honestly unsure the state now, but I am assuming if there have been any changes these have been for better.

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Chantal E, Responsable relations publiques at Museum of Zoology - Lausanne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for your visit and comments. As you mentioned, we made small changes, but as the historical building, the permanent exhibition remained a remembrance of the old fashioned museums. Old but charming, we hope:)

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

I came here to see Ai Weiwei exposition and it was great it givesyou a chance to see this museum and come back to the human and its environment. Love it!

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Chantal E, Responsable relations publiques at Museum of Zoology - Lausanne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you very much and welcome back🙂

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Out of all the five Museums in this building, this one i found the best. Its located on the fifth floor of the Palace and houses birds and animals which look almost real !! This place boasts of hundreds of species of birds,insects,reptiles and animals....More

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Chantal E, Responsable relations publiques at Museum of Zoology - Lausanne, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you very much, for your visit as well as for your opinion:)

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

I wa hiding from the rain and came there occasionally. It was free -- maybe because of the 3rd sunday of the month, or maybe it's like this all the time -- I don't know. There was an exhibition about parasites and I liked it....More

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Chantal E, Responsable relations publiques at Museum of Zoology - Lausanne, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

Thank you for your quotation. The museums are completely free and you are right for the english. We will make and effort. But at least there is an app, cultural network, with a free guided tour in english. If you come a next time, ask...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you don't understand French than this part of the museum is worth a visit The animals are grouped according to species and are very realistic This is a large exhibit and has some very interesting exhibits on human development

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Chantal E, Responsable relations publiques at Museum of Zoology - Lausanne, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

Dear bradyboy2, Thank you for your post. For a next time, we also have an app for a guided tour in english: it's called cultural network and you can upload it on our website : www.zoologie.vd.ch Thank you for your visit, and welcome back !

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Reviewed 24 April 2016

This zoological museum offers an opportunity to contemplate a selection of stuffed animals, really nice!

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