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Cantonal Zoological Museum, Lausanne

Cantonal Zoological Museum - Lausanne, Switzerland
Cantonal Zoological Museum
place de la Riponne 6, Lausanne, Switzerland 1014Map
Palais de Rumine
+41 21 316 3460
Neighborhood: Old Town
Overview

Musée cantonal de zoologie takes up the top floor of the Rumine Palace which dominates the Place de la Riponne. It displays a large collection of extinct animals from the region and other areas. A leaflet distributed to visitors allows you to explore the exhibits with ease; in each window, an animal chosen for its zoological, behavioral or historical importance is described at length. The other species presented are highlighted more succinctly. Various small exhibitions, either permanent or temporary, are displayed. Among these, cryptozoology is a favorite, for it is the science that describes animals whose existence has no scientific proof, and therefore cannot be officially "classified".

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Cantonal Zoological Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Friday to Sunday from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Other
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Riponne Subway Station
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