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Interesting Museum

My wife and I visited this museum when we were in Semur. It was a charming place with their... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2015
irawine
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Benicia, California
Small but interesting museum

Great fossil collection and variety of stuffed animals. The art work at the top was great too... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2015
AHM73
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Sydney, Australia
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Oct 26, 2015
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Oct 19, 2015
“Interesting Museum”
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3 rue Jean Jacques Collenot, 21140 Semur-en-Auxois, France
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is an enigmatic collection that includes statuary, paintings, fossils, various rocks and stuffed animals: in particular a lot of rocks and fossils. Entry is free, which is just as well. We enjoyed our visit and spent a good couple of hours there.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 19 October 2015

My wife and I visited this museum when we were in Semur. It was a charming place with their collections featured in a rather timeless manner without any of the frills current technology might afford.It will take you about an hour or so to do...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank irawine
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Great fossil collection and variety of stuffed animals. The art work at the top was great too, particularly the works that show Semur in history. Not many though. Only a small museum but worth a visit. Plus it is free !

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank AHM73
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The palaeontology collection is impressive, and the cabinets are historical monuments in themselves. It is a trip back in time, in a beautiful medieval village.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank chatea
Reviewed 20 October 2013

The museum is a surprise with a range of excellent quality exhibits and some delightful artworks and sculptures. Semur should be very proud of its museum and the founding of scientific and learned societies whose work form the basis of the collections as early as...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank sydneysider48
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Just behind the church on a quiet residential street, this little museum is bulging with high-quality art-works. You start with a room full of life-size plaster-casts from the sculptor Dumont, then go upstairs to an art gallery which includes Corot and Medieval pieces. The geology...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank fifytyplus
Reviewed 13 August 2013

It's an art, zoology, history and geology museum. Beautiful sculptures and wonderful paintings. What a pity that they don't have lithographs of the paintings, we wanted very much to buy some. In the zoology department there are huge snail fossils, plenty of stuffed and preserved...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank AllKnowMother
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