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2016 ! It's our 10th anniversary! Set off on a fun, interactive and magical journey to discover the fascinating world of insects! Visitors of all ages will enjoy the surprising experience of Insect City's permanent and temporary exhibitions. Our Curiosity Cabinet, Naturalist's Office with over 15 000 bug specimens, our Giant cricket, our interactive biodiversity room, the social insect exhibition with a live ant hill, our "Insect, Cultures and Traditions" exhibition, and our vivarium with its exotic species farm. We also have 8000 square metres of natural, cultivated gardens where visitors can explore and discover our area's flora and fauna. Our 400 sqaure metre interactive museum is located in the heart of the Millevaches Regional Nature park, near lake Vassivière. An unforgettable time will be had by all! Permanent exhibitions, temporary exhibition, films in our theatre, nature outings and events, conferences, artists' and naturalists' residences... Check for upcoming events. It will only take one visit for you to see the world in a whole new way! . we also have a snack-bar "Le Tilleul", gift shop, bed and breakfast, picnic area and free carpark. Guided tours for groups of adults (15 partcipants required) and workshops for children (20 participants required): booking required Guided tours : - French school holidays : evry day at 3pm - The rest of the year: 3pm on Sundays, bank holidays (booking required). Educational workshops for schools (20 children minimum) 8€/child.
Open 7 days a week, from April 1st to November 11th 2016, from 10.30am to 7pm (last entrance at 6pm). 2016 rates: 8€50/adult, 5€80/child (aged 4-15 ). Information : 05 55 04 02 55
Specificities : 
Region of art and history
Regional Natural Park Millevaches
Resort Green of Holidays
Summer as a family
Escapade en famille
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Opening time

Monday, 2 September, 2019 to Friday, 18 October, 2019
Saturday, 19 October, 2019 to Sunday, 3 November, 2019

Practical informations

No entrance fee : 
Guided tour : 
Yes, by appointment
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Free parking
Open-air car park
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Paper documents
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Contact "Insect City : Museum and park"

Tel : 
05 55 04 02 55
Tel : 
05 55 04 02 55
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Maison de Vassivière